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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 92 101 76
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Contract jobs citing BGP 17 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.17% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.80% 4.08% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.69% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 - £40.00
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
218 196 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.99% 12.26% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 127 87
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 26 (76.47%) VPN
2 26 (76.47%) OSPF
3 19 (55.88%) MPLS
3 19 (55.88%) Firewall
4 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (47.06%) CCNP
6 14 (41.18%) WAN
7 13 (38.24%) Palo Alto
8 11 (32.35%) LAN
9 10 (29.41%) FTP
9 10 (29.41%) Juniper
9 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
9 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
9 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
9 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (26.47%) JNCIS
10 9 (26.47%) Sourcefire
10 9 (26.47%) CCNA
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
11 8 (23.53%) Network Security
12 7 (20.59%) Marketing
12 7 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 7 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (20.59%) Electronics
12 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
12 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
12 7 (20.59%) Programme Management
12 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (20.59%) SQL

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 (2.94%) Apache
1 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) OSPF
1 26 (76.47%) VPN
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 19 (55.88%) MPLS
3 14 (41.18%) WAN
4 11 (32.35%) LAN
5 10 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (29.41%) EIGRP
5 10 (29.41%) FTP
6 8 (23.53%) Network Security
7 7 (20.59%) IPv6
8 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (14.71%) Internet
9 5 (14.71%) VLAN
10 4 (11.76%) FWSM
10 4 (11.76%) HSRP
10 4 (11.76%) IPv4
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) VRRP
10 4 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Informix
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) Hudson
1 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Electronics
2 7 (20.59%) Manufacturing
2 7 (20.59%) Marketing
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) IP Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support
5 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.94%) LAMP
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.82%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) DataPower
3 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.94%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
1 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) Digital Marketing
1 7 (20.59%) Programme Management
2 5 (14.71%) High Availability
2 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.76%) Network Design
3 4 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Information Security
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.88%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.88%) SIEM
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.94%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.94%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.94%) Lisp
3 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (47.06%) CCNP
3 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) JNCIS
4 7 (20.59%) CCIE
5 5 (14.71%) CCDA
5 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
6 3 (8.82%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 2 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) CCDE
8 1 (2.94%) CCSP
8 1 (2.94%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (14.71%) VMware ESX
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) OPNET
2 2 (5.88%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.94%) Cacti
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.94%) Graphite
3 1 (2.94%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) Opsview
3 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Palo Alto
3 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
3 10 (29.41%) Fortinet
3 10 (29.41%) Juniper
4 9 (26.47%) Sourcefire
5 7 (20.59%) SAP
6 5 (14.71%) F5
6 5 (14.71%) HP
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) VMware
7 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
8 3 (8.82%) BMC
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Motorola
8 3 (8.82%) TippingPoint
9 2 (5.88%) Blue Coat
9 2 (5.88%) ScanSafe
9 2 (5.88%) Splunk
9 2 (5.88%) Veritas