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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 106 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.62% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 5.34% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 0
Average daily rate £311 £331 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.00 £30.00 £180.00
% change year-on-year
+43.33% -83.33%
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
235 206 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 11.56% 11.69% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 144 78
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £16.72 £11.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% +40.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £16.72 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.75 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -5 9 £313 - 5
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (69.23%) MPLS
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (57.69%) CCNP
5 15 (57.69%) Firewall
6 14 (53.85%) F5
6 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (46.15%) OSPF
7 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
7 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
8 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
9 10 (38.46%) LAN
10 9 (34.62%) WAN
11 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (30.77%) VPN
11 8 (30.77%) Linux
11 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
12 7 (26.92%) Finance
12 7 (26.92%) Internet
12 7 (26.92%) CCNA
12 7 (26.92%) FortiGate
13 6 (23.08%) Network Security
13 6 (23.08%) Migration
13 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
13 6 (23.08%) Project Management
14 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
14 5 (19.23%) Electronics
14 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 5 (19.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (69.23%) MPLS
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
4 14 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (46.15%) EIGRP
5 12 (46.15%) OSPF
6 10 (38.46%) LAN
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
8 8 (30.77%) VPN
9 7 (26.92%) Internet
10 6 (23.08%) Network Security
11 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
12 4 (15.38%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (15.38%) FWSM
12 4 (15.38%) HSRP
12 4 (15.38%) IPv4
12 4 (15.38%) IPv6
12 4 (15.38%) iSCSI
12 4 (15.38%) VoIP
12 4 (15.38%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) Informix
1 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.69%) Redis
1 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Hudson
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
3 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 5 (19.23%) Manufacturing
3 5 (19.23%) Marketing
4 3 (11.54%) Games
5 1 (3.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Environment Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Test Environment Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Smart Meter
3 3 (11.54%) Clustering
4 2 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.85%) e-Health
5 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Linux
1 8 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Migration
1 6 (23.08%) Project Management
2 5 (19.23%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (19.23%) Digital Marketing
2 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2
2 5 (19.23%) Programme Management
3 4 (15.38%) High Availability
3 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.69%) SIEM
5 2 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 2 (7.69%) Validation
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
1 3 (11.54%) Lisp
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 5 (19.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 2 (7.69%) CCSP
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
6 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.85%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware ESX
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) FortiGate
2 3 (11.54%) Cacti
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (11.54%) Graphite
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) Opsview
2 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) F5
3 11 (42.31%) CheckPoint
4 8 (30.77%) Red Hat
5 5 (19.23%) SAP
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
8 2 (7.69%) Veritas
9 1 (3.85%) Aruba
9 1 (3.85%) NetQoS