The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 81 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.085% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.77% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £278 £358
% change year-on-year
+44.14% -22.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £180.00 £33.75 £26.25
% change year-on-year
+433.33% +28.57%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 137 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.08% 17.91% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 75 64
Average daily rate £325 £270 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £151 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £322
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 12 13
Average hourly rate £18.00 £35.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.29% +162.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £15.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.80 £115.00 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
BGP
West Yorkshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) CMS

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint