The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 47 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.00% 2.65% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.81% 15.52% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Average daily rate £325 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
BGP
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 58 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.84% 17.06% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 39 43
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £21.00 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +57.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -19 5 £325 +25.00%
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) MPLS
3 4 (66.67%) OSPF
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) RIP
6 1 (16.67%) VPN
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Process Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 6 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) OSPF
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
3 3 (50.00%) VLAN
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) LAN
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) HSRP
5 1 (16.67%) Multicast
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Fortinet