The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 77 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.65% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.55% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £190.00
BGP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
154 96 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.26% 10.03% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 56 50
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £110.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -88.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP.

1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (76.47%) Network Design
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 10 (58.82%) MPLS
3 10 (58.82%) OSPF
3 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
4 9 (52.94%) CCDP
4 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) Firewall
6 7 (41.18%) TippingPoint
6 7 (41.18%) HP
6 7 (41.18%) Juniper
6 7 (41.18%) BMC
6 7 (41.18%) Lisp
6 7 (41.18%) WLAN
6 7 (41.18%) F5
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (35.29%) DMVPN
7 6 (35.29%) DNS
7 6 (35.29%) VPLS
7 6 (35.29%) Retail
8 5 (29.41%) OPNET
8 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
8 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
8 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
8 5 (29.41%) QA
8 5 (29.41%) Motorola
8 5 (29.41%) DMZ
8 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BGP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) MPLS
1 10 (58.82%) OSPF
1 10 (58.82%) EIGRP
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
4 7 (41.18%) WLAN
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (35.29%) DMVPN
5 6 (35.29%) DNS
5 6 (35.29%) VPLS
6 5 (29.41%) DMZ
6 5 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
8 3 (17.65%) RSVP
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) WAN
8 3 (17.65%) LAN
8 3 (17.65%) Junos
8 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 9 (52.94%) Design Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) IP Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.88%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Mac OS
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Network Design
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) BCP
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Logistics
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (64.71%) CCNP
3 9 (52.94%) CCDP
4 5 (29.41%) JNCIP
4 5 (29.41%) JNCIE
5 4 (23.53%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) CCIE
7 2 (11.76%) VCAP
7 2 (11.76%) VCP5
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.76%) CISSP
7 2 (11.76%) MCSE
7 2 (11.76%) MCSA
7 2 (11.76%) CCDA
7 2 (11.76%) CCSE
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (11.76%) CCSA
8 1 (5.88%) BC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) OPNET
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) TippingPoint
2 7 (41.18%) HP
2 7 (41.18%) Juniper
2 7 (41.18%) BMC
2 7 (41.18%) F5
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) Motorola
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy