The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 122 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.68% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 5.88% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 4
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£293 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £401 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
411 289 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.60% 11.48% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 159 167
Average daily rate £300 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 28
Average hourly rate £15.43 £13.53 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.06% -28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.70 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £117.50 £25.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -13.63%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BGP Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BGP across the Yorkshire region.

BGP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BGP
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BGP across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

BGP Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

BGP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP across the Yorkshire region.

BGP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
North Yorkshire -4 8 £293 -26.96%
West Yorkshire - 8 £350 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £275 -
BGP
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BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 74 (97.37%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (93.42%) CCNP
4 50 (65.79%) OSPF
5 42 (55.26%) Firewall
6 41 (53.95%) F5
7 37 (48.68%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (44.74%) MPLS
8 34 (44.74%) DNS
8 34 (44.74%) WAN
9 33 (43.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 32 (42.11%) CheckPoint
10 32 (42.11%) Blue Coat
11 31 (40.79%) HP
12 30 (39.47%) EIGRP
13 28 (36.84%) Load Balancing
13 28 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 27 (35.53%) DMVPN
15 26 (34.21%) Cisco IOS
16 25 (32.89%) VMware
16 25 (32.89%) Linux
17 24 (31.58%) VPN
17 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (30.26%) Network Security
18 23 (30.26%) LAN
19 22 (28.95%) CCSE
20 21 (27.63%) Fat Client
20 21 (27.63%) BIG-IP
20 21 (27.63%) Infoblox
20 21 (27.63%) Imperva

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (1.32%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.32%) Apache
1 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 8 (10.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 50 (65.79%) OSPF
2 42 (55.26%) Firewall
3 37 (48.68%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (44.74%) MPLS
4 34 (44.74%) DNS
4 34 (44.74%) WAN
5 33 (43.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 30 (39.47%) EIGRP
7 28 (36.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 27 (35.53%) DMVPN
9 26 (34.21%) Cisco IOS
10 24 (31.58%) VPN
11 23 (30.26%) Network Security
11 23 (30.26%) LAN
12 21 (27.63%) BIG-IP
12 21 (27.63%) DHCP
12 21 (27.63%) TCP/IP
12 21 (27.63%) NetScreen
13 15 (19.74%) IPv4
13 15 (19.74%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (6.58%) Banking
1 5 (6.58%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (63.16%) Network Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Network Specialist
3 21 (27.63%) Security Specialist
3 21 (27.63%) Network Security Specialist
4 14 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (14.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Design Engineer
6 7 (9.21%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Designer
7 6 (7.89%) Network Designer
8 5 (6.58%) Project Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Architect
11 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Architect
11 1 (1.32%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Fat Client
1 21 (27.63%) Thin Client
2 13 (17.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) DataPower
4 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 21 (27.63%) E-Commerce
3 11 (14.47%) Network Design
4 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.53%) Line Management
5 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.58%) Change Management
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Project Management
8 3 (3.95%) Change Control
9 2 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
10 1 (1.32%) BCP
10 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.32%) ITIL
10 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.32%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.32%) Information Security
10 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.11%) C
2 12 (15.79%) Lisp
3 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 74 (97.37%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (93.42%) CCNP
3 22 (28.95%) CCSE
4 20 (26.32%) CCIP
5 15 (19.74%) CCNA
6 13 (17.11%) CCDP
7 9 (11.84%) CCIE
8 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.95%) JNCIE
8 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
8 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.63%) CISSP
10 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.32%) CCSP
10 1 (1.32%) CCDA
10 1 (1.32%) MCSE
10 1 (1.32%) MCSA
10 1 (1.32%) Degree
10 1 (1.32%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) vCloud
3 3 (3.95%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) NFS
4 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) OPNET
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.32%) Nagios
3 1 (1.32%) Cacti
3 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.32%) Opsview
3 1 (1.32%) Graphite
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (53.95%) F5
3 32 (42.11%) CheckPoint
3 32 (42.11%) Blue Coat
4 31 (40.79%) HP
5 25 (32.89%) VMware
6 21 (27.63%) Infoblox
6 21 (27.63%) Imperva
6 21 (27.63%) Citrix
7 13 (17.11%) TippingPoint
8 12 (15.79%) BMC
9 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
10 5 (6.58%) Motorola
10 5 (6.58%) Juniper
11 3 (3.95%) Remedy
11 3 (3.95%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.95%) IBM
12 2 (2.63%) Brocade
13 1 (1.32%) EMC
13 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds