The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 100 101 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing BGP 14 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.76% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 0.67% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £283
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +41.59%
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
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
232 149 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.57% 8.92% 10.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 97 65
Average daily rate £300 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.10 £19.40 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BGP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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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
Leeds +5 13 £350 -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (87.50%) CCNP
4 19 (79.17%) EIGRP
5 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (66.67%) Network Design
6 16 (66.67%) CCDP
7 15 (62.50%) HP
8 14 (58.33%) WLAN
8 14 (58.33%) Lisp
8 14 (58.33%) TippingPoint
8 14 (58.33%) F5
8 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 13 (54.17%) BMC
10 11 (45.83%) MPLS
10 11 (45.83%) OPNET
10 11 (45.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
11 9 (37.50%) OSPF
11 9 (37.50%) Retail
11 9 (37.50%) DMVPN
12 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (33.33%) DMZ
12 8 (33.33%) Firewall
12 8 (33.33%) Motorola
12 8 (33.33%) CCNA
13 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
14 6 (25.00%) QA
14 6 (25.00%) Windows
15 5 (20.83%) Juniper

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (79.17%) EIGRP
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (58.33%) WLAN
4 11 (45.83%) MPLS
4 11 (45.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (37.50%) DMVPN
5 9 (37.50%) OSPF
6 8 (33.33%) DMZ
6 8 (33.33%) Firewall
6 8 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (20.83%) Junos
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (20.83%) RSVP
8 4 (16.67%) WAN
8 4 (16.67%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) SAN
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Design Engineer
2 10 (41.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Designer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.17%) CLARiiON
1 1 (4.17%) Symmetrix
1 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (4.17%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
3 2 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Network Design
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Change Management
3 3 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) BCP
4 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.17%) Logistics
5 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) Lisp
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (87.50%) CCNP
3 16 (66.67%) CCDP
4 8 (33.33%) CCNA
5 5 (20.83%) CCIE
6 3 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 3 (12.50%) JNCIE
6 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) VCAP
7 2 (8.33%) VCP5
7 2 (8.33%) CISSP
7 2 (8.33%) CCDA
7 2 (8.33%) MCSE
7 2 (8.33%) MCSA
7 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (8.33%) CCSA
7 2 (8.33%) CCSE
7 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (45.83%) OPNET
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) HP
3 14 (58.33%) TippingPoint
3 14 (58.33%) F5
4 13 (54.17%) BMC
5 11 (45.83%) Blue Coat
6 8 (33.33%) Motorola
7 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 3 (12.50%) Remedy
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
9 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (4.17%) EMC
10 1 (4.17%) IBM