The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 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 West Yorkshire 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 99 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing BGP 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.60% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 3.41% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £344 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +7.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £32.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+26.15% +18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 264 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.04% 17.65% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 146 117
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 20
Average hourly rate £18.75 £22.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +73.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £12.42 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.88 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
BGP
Yorkshire

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 10 July 2014. 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 -4 2 £325 - 4
Bradford - - - -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Lisp
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) OPNET
2 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) IVR
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) ISDN
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MGCP
3 1 (33.33%) SCCP
3 1 (33.33%) H.323
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network 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 Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ICM Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) OPNET
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) TippingPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5