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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 96 104 94
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.45% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 4.09% 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 9
Median daily rate £363 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £298 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
220 220 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.41% 11.00% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 146 145
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.25 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 4 £400 +20.75%
Wakefield - 1 £320 -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (69.23%) OSPF
4 6 (46.15%) WLAN
4 6 (46.15%) WAN
5 5 (38.46%) CCNA
5 5 (38.46%) F5
5 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (30.77%) MPLS
6 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 4 (30.77%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 3 (23.08%) HP
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) Network Design
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (15.38%) Wireless
8 2 (15.38%) IPsec
8 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (15.38%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
1 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 9 (69.23%) OSPF
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
3 6 (46.15%) WLAN
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (30.77%) LAN
5 4 (30.77%) MPLS
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (15.38%) IPsec
7 2 (15.38%) IPv4
7 2 (15.38%) SSL
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 2 (15.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Expert
5 1 (7.69%) Designer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (7.69%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) ITIL
1 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 3 (23.08%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
2 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Network Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) CCNP
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (38.46%) CCNA
3 2 (15.38%) CCDA
3 2 (15.38%) CCIE
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.69%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (7.69%) OpenView
1 1 (7.69%) OPNET
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 2 (15.38%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (15.38%) TippingPoint
5 1 (7.69%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
5 1 (7.69%) BMC
5 1 (7.69%) BT
5 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Motorola
5 1 (7.69%) Splunk