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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 115 76 112
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +36
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 49 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 1.96% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.80% 13.84% 3.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 45 1
Average daily rate £301 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.16% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
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
England

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
396 354 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.61% 14.18% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 251 143
Average daily rate £375 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 10 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.36 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.96% +30.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £11.19 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.80 £14.03
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 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 5 February 2016.

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 5 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
West Yorkshire -5 10 £311 -6.03% 8
South Yorkshire -15 5 £325 +25.00%
North Yorkshire -8 4 £275 -31.33% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 30 (71.43%) MPLS
2 30 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 28 (66.67%) F5
4 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
5 24 (57.14%) CCNP
6 22 (52.38%) Firewall
6 22 (52.38%) OSPF
6 22 (52.38%) EIGRP
7 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
8 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (38.10%) LAN
9 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
10 15 (35.71%) CCNA
11 13 (30.95%) Linux
11 13 (30.95%) WAN
12 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
12 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (23.81%) Project Management
13 10 (23.81%) FortiGate
14 9 (21.43%) VPN
14 9 (21.43%) Migration
15 8 (19.05%) Network Security
15 8 (19.05%) Smart Meter
15 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
15 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 8 (19.05%) HP
15 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
16 7 (16.67%) Wireless
16 7 (16.67%) Internet

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 30 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
1 30 (71.43%) MPLS
2 22 (52.38%) EIGRP
2 22 (52.38%) Firewall
2 22 (52.38%) OSPF
3 20 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (38.10%) LAN
5 13 (30.95%) WAN
6 9 (21.43%) VPN
7 8 (19.05%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) Internet
8 7 (16.67%) RIP
8 7 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 7 (16.67%) Wireless
9 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
9 5 (11.90%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (11.90%) DMVPN
9 5 (11.90%) HSRP
9 5 (11.90%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Informix
1 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.76%) Redis
1 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Hudson
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 2 (4.76%) JIRA
1 2 (4.76%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Electronics
2 5 (11.90%) Manufacturing
2 5 (11.90%) Marketing
3 3 (7.14%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Test Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Support
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Network Support
4 5 (11.90%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Environment Manager
5 4 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Test Environment Manager
6 3 (7.14%) IP Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
1 2 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Smart Meter
3 5 (11.90%) e-Health
4 3 (7.14%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
5 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
6 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Linux
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.90%) Windows
4 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Unix
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 6 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (11.90%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
5 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
5 5 (11.90%) Validation
6 4 (9.52%) High Availability
6 4 (9.52%) ITIL
7 3 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (4.76%) Build Automation
8 2 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.76%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (4.76%) Line Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 3 (7.14%) Lisp
1 3 (7.14%) Perl
1 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (61.90%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (57.14%) CCNP
3 15 (35.71%) CCNA
4 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (7.14%) CCIE
6 2 (4.76%) CCSP
6 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.38%) CCSE
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.38%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 2 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) FortiGate
2 5 (11.90%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (11.90%) OpenView
3 3 (7.14%) Cacti
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.14%) Graphite
3 3 (7.14%) Nagios
3 3 (7.14%) Opsview
3 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (4.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 28 (66.67%) F5
3 21 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
5 8 (19.05%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) NetQoS
7 5 (11.90%) SAP
8 4 (9.52%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) BT
9 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.14%) Juniper
9 3 (7.14%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.76%) Imperva
10 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
10 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
10 2 (4.76%) Veritas
11 1 (2.38%) Aruba
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