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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 87 85 109
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +24
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.66% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.17% 4.59% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +49.09%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
192 218 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.50% 14.42% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 115 149
Average daily rate £325 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £363 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £322 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.81% -0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 19
Average hourly rate £21.75 £30.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.90 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -
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 1 August 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 7 £325 - 10
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
3 5 (62.50%) OPNET
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) WLAN
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) BMC
3 5 (62.50%) Lisp
3 5 (62.50%) DMZ
3 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIE
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) OSPF
5 2 (25.00%) Motorola
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) CCDP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
5 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) EIGRP
2 5 (62.50%) WLAN
2 5 (62.50%) DMZ
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
4 1 (12.50%) HSRP
4 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (25.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) OPNET
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) HP
2 5 (62.50%) BMC
2 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 2 (25.00%) Motorola
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
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