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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 111 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 7 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.32% 0.47% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 4.17% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£336 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
263 192 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.15% 11.32% 14.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 114 119
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £461 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 7
Average hourly rate £22.36 £21.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £23.90 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 3 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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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 -24 6 £375 +15.38% 3
BGP
Yorkshire

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (85.00%) EIGRP
4 15 (75.00%) CCNP
5 13 (65.00%) F5
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (60.00%) HP
7 11 (55.00%) TippingPoint
8 10 (50.00%) Lisp
8 10 (50.00%) WLAN
9 9 (45.00%) BMC
9 9 (45.00%) MPLS
10 8 (40.00%) Firewall
10 8 (40.00%) OPNET
10 8 (40.00%) CCNA
10 8 (40.00%) CCDP
10 8 (40.00%) Network Design
10 8 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
11 7 (35.00%) OSPF
12 6 (30.00%) Motorola
12 6 (30.00%) Retail
12 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
12 6 (30.00%) DMVPN
13 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 5 (25.00%) VPN
13 5 (25.00%) VMware
13 5 (25.00%) Management Information System

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) EIGRP
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (50.00%) WLAN
5 9 (45.00%) MPLS
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (35.00%) OSPF
8 6 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (30.00%) DMVPN
9 5 (25.00%) DMZ
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
10 4 (20.00%) HSRP
10 4 (20.00%) VRRP
11 3 (15.00%) FWSM
11 3 (15.00%) SAN
12 2 (10.00%) LAN
12 2 (10.00%) WAN
12 2 (10.00%) Internet
12 2 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 6 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
6 1 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) DTV
3 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
3 1 (5.00%) Symmetrix
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
3 1 (5.00%) DataPower
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) Lisp
2 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCNP
3 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 8 (40.00%) CCDP
4 4 (20.00%) CCIE
5 3 (15.00%) CCSP
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.00%) CISSP
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
7 1 (5.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) OPNET
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (5.00%) Opsview
3 1 (5.00%) Graphite
3 1 (5.00%) Cacti
3 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) F5
3 12 (60.00%) HP
4 11 (55.00%) TippingPoint
5 9 (45.00%) BMC
6 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
7 6 (30.00%) Motorola
8 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (25.00%) VMware
9 4 (20.00%) IBM
10 1 (5.00%) EMC
10 1 (5.00%) Juniper
10 1 (5.00%) Remedy
10 1 (5.00%) SAP
10 1 (5.00%) Brocade
10 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds