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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 93 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 2.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £384 £323
% change year-on-year
-8.79% +18.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £190.00
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
195 137 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.56% 8.86% 10.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 74 67
Average daily rate £343 £300 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.16% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £376 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £11.94 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+193.13% +3.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 January 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 +1 7 £300 - 2
Halifax - - - -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
3 13 (65.00%) Network Design
3 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) CCNP
4 11 (55.00%) OSPF
4 11 (55.00%) CCDP
4 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
6 9 (45.00%) HP
6 9 (45.00%) BMC
6 9 (45.00%) Lisp
6 9 (45.00%) WLAN
6 9 (45.00%) TippingPoint
6 9 (45.00%) F5
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (35.00%) Juniper
7 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
7 7 (35.00%) OPNET
8 6 (30.00%) Retail
8 6 (30.00%) VPLS
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) DMVPN
9 5 (25.00%) Motorola
9 5 (25.00%) DMZ
9 5 (25.00%) QA
9 5 (25.00%) JNCIP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) EIGRP
1 13 (65.00%) MPLS
2 11 (55.00%) OSPF
2 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (45.00%) WLAN
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (35.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (30.00%) VPLS
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) DMVPN
7 5 (25.00%) DMZ
8 4 (20.00%) LAN
8 4 (20.00%) WAN
8 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.00%) Junos
9 3 (15.00%) HSRP
9 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (15.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 4 (20.00%) IP Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Network Design
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) BCP
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCNP
3 11 (55.00%) CCDP
4 6 (30.00%) CCNA
5 5 (25.00%) JNCIP
5 5 (25.00%) JNCIE
6 3 (15.00%) CCIE
7 2 (10.00%) CCSE
7 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (10.00%) CCSA
7 2 (10.00%) CCDA
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (10.00%) MCSA
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) CISSP
7 2 (10.00%) VCP5
7 2 (10.00%) VCAP
8 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
8 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) OPNET
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) HP
2 9 (45.00%) BMC
2 9 (45.00%) TippingPoint
2 9 (45.00%) F5
3 7 (35.00%) Juniper
3 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (25.00%) Motorola
5 2 (10.00%) VMware
5 2 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy