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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 84 87
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 12 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.01% 6.25% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £325 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £364
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £40.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+19.57% -2.43%
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
299 192 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.19% 11.48% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 105 119
Average daily rate £375 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £434 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 5
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -54.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £9.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £22.20 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 -27 11 £375 +15.38%
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) MPLS
3 15 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (66.67%) F5
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (61.90%) Firewall
6 12 (57.14%) EIGRP
6 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (52.38%) CCNP
8 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
8 10 (47.62%) Project Management
9 9 (42.86%) Linux
9 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
10 8 (38.10%) CCNA
11 7 (33.33%) HP
11 7 (33.33%) OSPF
11 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (33.33%) TippingPoint
12 6 (28.57%) Lisp
12 6 (28.57%) Migration
12 6 (28.57%) BMC
12 6 (28.57%) WLAN
12 6 (28.57%) VPN
13 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
13 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
13 5 (23.81%) CCIE
13 5 (23.81%) OPNET
13 5 (23.81%) VMware
13 5 (23.81%) VRRP

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) MPLS
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) EIGRP
4 12 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) OSPF
6 6 (28.57%) WLAN
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
7 5 (23.81%) VRRP
7 5 (23.81%) HSRP
7 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (14.29%) FWSM
8 3 (14.29%) DMVPN
9 2 (9.52%) NAS
9 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (9.52%) SAN
9 2 (9.52%) DMZ
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
10 1 (4.76%) IPv4
10 1 (4.76%) IPv6
General
1 4 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Environment Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Test Environment Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Designer
4 3 (14.29%) Network Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) NOC Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Smart Meter
3 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) DTV
5 1 (4.76%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Project Management
2 6 (28.57%) Migration
3 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (19.05%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Validation
6 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) Lisp
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
2 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCNP
3 8 (38.10%) CCNA
4 5 (23.81%) CCIE
4 5 (23.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (19.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (19.05%) CCSP
5 4 (19.05%) CCDP
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) CCIP
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) OPNET
1 5 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (9.52%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) Cacti
3 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (9.52%) Opsview
3 2 (9.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) F5
3 10 (47.62%) Red Hat
4 7 (33.33%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) TippingPoint
5 6 (28.57%) BMC
6 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
7 4 (19.05%) Blue Coat
8 3 (14.29%) Motorola
8 3 (14.29%) IBM
9 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
9 2 (9.52%) SAP
10 1 (4.76%) Aruba
10 1 (4.76%) Brocade
10 1 (4.76%) Juniper
10 1 (4.76%) Remedy