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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 89 103 100
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing BGP 5 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.35% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.27% 2.30% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 6
Median daily rate £350 £295 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.54% -14.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £388 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
220 217 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.34% 11.12% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 144 158
Median daily rate £400 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £249 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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 +8 2 £388 +28.95% 2
Wakefield - 1 £320 -
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CCNP
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (68.42%) OSPF
4 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
5 10 (52.63%) WLAN
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (42.11%) F5
7 8 (42.11%) MPLS
8 6 (31.58%) WAN
9 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 5 (26.32%) LAN
9 5 (26.32%) CCNA
9 5 (26.32%) HP
9 5 (26.32%) Network Design
10 4 (21.05%) VLAN
10 4 (21.05%) TippingPoint
10 4 (21.05%) Firewall
11 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.79%) CCDA
11 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 3 (15.79%) Motorola
11 3 (15.79%) DMZ
11 3 (15.79%) SQL
11 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
11 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (68.42%) EIGRP
2 13 (68.42%) OSPF
3 10 (52.63%) WLAN
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (42.11%) MPLS
6 6 (31.58%) WAN
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
9 3 (15.79%) DMZ
9 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (10.53%) IPsec
10 2 (10.53%) IPv4
10 2 (10.53%) SSL
10 2 (10.53%) VPLS
10 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (10.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) International Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (10.53%) Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Designer
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.26%) DataPower
1 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Network Design
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Network Management
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) CCNP
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCDA
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 2 (10.53%) JNCIA
5 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (5.26%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (5.26%) OpenView
1 1 (5.26%) OPNET
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 8 (42.11%) F5
3 5 (26.32%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) TippingPoint
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Motorola
6 2 (10.53%) Extreme Networks
6 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
7 1 (5.26%) Avaya
7 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.26%) BMC
7 1 (5.26%) BT
7 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.26%) IBM
7 1 (5.26%) Splunk