The table below looks at the statistics for BGP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 113 125 79
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -46
Contract jobs citing BGP 8 16 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.37% 0.57% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 4.23% 14.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 48
Median daily rate £323 £305 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.65% -11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £363 £356
% change year-on-year
-11.72% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £43.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-30.23% +43.33%

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
334 378 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.31% 13.38% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 232 256
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 29 17
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

BGP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire region citing BGP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
West Yorkshire +8 5 £363 +16.00% 1
North Yorkshire +11 3 £300 +9.09%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (61.90%) EIGRP
5 12 (57.14%) OSPF
6 11 (52.38%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) LAN
7 9 (42.86%) WAN
7 9 (42.86%) F5
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (38.10%) WLAN
9 7 (33.33%) CCNA
9 7 (33.33%) Wireless
10 6 (28.57%) VPN
10 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
11 5 (23.81%) MPLS
11 5 (23.81%) IPsec
11 5 (23.81%) ITIL
11 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
13 3 (14.29%) Network Design
13 3 (14.29%) VLAN
13 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
13 3 (14.29%) DHCP
13 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 3 (14.29%) HP
13 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
13 3 (14.29%) CCIE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (61.90%) EIGRP
3 12 (57.14%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (42.86%) LAN
5 9 (42.86%) WAN
6 8 (38.10%) WLAN
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 5 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (23.81%) IPsec
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
10 4 (19.05%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (14.29%) DHCP
11 3 (14.29%) Internet
11 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 3 (14.29%) VLAN
12 2 (9.52%) IPv4
12 2 (9.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Expert
5 1 (4.76%) Designer
5 1 (4.76%) ICT Technician
5 1 (4.76%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) DataPower
2 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (9.52%) Change Control
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (66.67%) CCNP
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
4 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 2 (9.52%) CCDA
5 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (4.76%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) F5
3 6 (28.57%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) HP
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 2 (9.52%) TippingPoint
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) BMC
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.76%) IBM
6 1 (4.76%) Infoblox
6 1 (4.76%) Motorola
6 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.76%) Splunk