The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 88 94 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Contract jobs citing BGP 14 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.03% 0.75% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.65% 5.33% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.48% +36.65%
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
183 225 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.42% 14.04% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 156 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £11.72 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.02% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BGP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for BGP.

1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) OSPF
3 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) CCNP
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (50.00%) VPN
5 14 (46.67%) Palo Alto
6 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
8 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 10 (33.33%) WLAN
8 10 (33.33%) FTP
8 10 (33.33%) Juniper
9 9 (30.00%) MPLS
9 9 (30.00%) F5
9 9 (30.00%) Sourcefire
9 9 (30.00%) JNCIS
9 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
10 8 (26.67%) Network Security
10 8 (26.67%) CCNA
11 7 (23.33%) HP
11 7 (23.33%) Network Design
12 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
12 6 (20.00%) DMZ
12 6 (20.00%) Motorola
12 6 (20.00%) LAN
12 6 (20.00%) WAN
12 6 (20.00%) SQL
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (70.00%) OSPF
2 17 (56.67%) Firewall
3 15 (50.00%) VPN
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (36.67%) EIGRP
6 10 (33.33%) FTP
6 10 (33.33%) WLAN
7 9 (30.00%) MPLS
8 8 (26.67%) Network Security
9 6 (20.00%) DMZ
9 6 (20.00%) LAN
9 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (16.67%) VLAN
11 3 (10.00%) VPLS
12 2 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
12 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
12 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Informix
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Games
2 1 (3.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (6.67%) Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Expert
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Designer
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) DataPower
2 2 (6.67%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.33%) Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (3.33%) Windows
1 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Network Design
2 5 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Analytics
5 1 (3.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.33%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) High Availability
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) Lisp
2 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) CCNP
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) JNCIS
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) CCDA
4 5 (16.67%) CCIE
4 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) CCDE
6 1 (3.33%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) OPNET
2 3 (10.00%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 14 (46.67%) Palo Alto
3 10 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) Juniper
4 9 (30.00%) F5
4 9 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (30.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (23.33%) HP
6 6 (20.00%) Motorola
6 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (13.33%) BMC
8 4 (13.33%) IBM
9 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 3 (10.00%) Splunk
10 2 (6.67%) ScanSafe
11 1 (3.33%) EMC
11 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.33%) Veritas