The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 23 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.18% 0.41% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 2.00% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
BGP
South 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 Sheffield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 50 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.50% 20.49% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 12
Average daily rate £275 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £7.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Sheffield region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 12 (85.71%) DNS
3 12 (85.71%) Load Balancing
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
6 6 (42.86%) Banking
7 5 (35.71%) F5
8 4 (28.57%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) CCNA
10 2 (14.29%) LAN
10 2 (14.29%) RIP
10 2 (14.29%) MPLS
10 2 (14.29%) OSPF
10 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 2 (14.29%) CA
10 2 (14.29%) TACACS
10 2 (14.29%) e-Health
10 2 (14.29%) Security Management
10 2 (14.29%) Wireless
10 2 (14.29%) BT
10 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
10 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
10 2 (14.29%) Network Management
10 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
10 2 (14.29%) Performance Management

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) LAN
3 2 (14.29%) RIP
3 2 (14.29%) MPLS
3 2 (14.29%) OSPF
3 2 (14.29%) TACACS
3 2 (14.29%) Wireless
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 8 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 2 (14.29%) Performance Management
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (7.14%) OpenView
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) CA
5 2 (14.29%) BT
5 2 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 2 (14.29%) Riverbed