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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 132 128 108
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing BGP 18 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 3.78% 4.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 15 5
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.82% +19.57%
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
436 476 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.88% 15.27% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 308 159
Median daily rate £380 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 37 22
Median hourly rate £13.60 £15.36 £12.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +18.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £9.24 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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
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 29 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +7 16 £350 -6.66% 2
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) OSPF
3 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (56.76%) CCNP
4 20 (54.05%) VPN
4 20 (54.05%) Firewall
5 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (40.54%) Palo Alto
7 14 (37.84%) MPLS
7 14 (37.84%) EIGRP
8 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
10 11 (29.73%) Juniper
10 11 (29.73%) WAN
10 11 (29.73%) F5
11 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
11 10 (27.03%) FTP
11 10 (27.03%) WLAN
12 9 (24.32%) JNCIS
12 9 (24.32%) Sourcefire
13 8 (21.62%) Network Security
13 8 (21.62%) CCNA
13 8 (21.62%) LAN
13 8 (21.62%) HP
14 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
15 6 (16.22%) Network Design
15 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
15 6 (16.22%) Motorola
15 6 (16.22%) DMZ
15 6 (16.22%) SQL

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) OSPF
2 20 (54.05%) Firewall
2 20 (54.05%) VPN
3 16 (43.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (37.84%) EIGRP
4 14 (37.84%) MPLS
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (29.73%) WAN
7 10 (27.03%) FTP
7 10 (27.03%) WLAN
8 8 (21.62%) LAN
8 8 (21.62%) Network Security
9 6 (16.22%) DMZ
10 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (13.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (13.51%) VLAN
11 3 (8.11%) IPv6
11 3 (8.11%) VPLS
12 2 (5.41%) Internet
12 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Informix
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Electronics
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.11%) Marketing
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) International Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Security Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Designer
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support
6 3 (8.11%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Expert
7 2 (5.41%) Design Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) DataPower
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) IBM XIV
3 1 (2.70%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
1 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) Network Design
2 5 (13.51%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL
4 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.41%) High Availability
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security
5 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Security Operations
6 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.70%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.70%) C
2 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.70%) Lisp
2 1 (2.70%) Perl
2 1 (2.70%) PHP
2 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (56.76%) CCNP
1 21 (56.76%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (24.32%) JNCIS
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
4 6 (16.22%) CCIE
4 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
5 5 (13.51%) CCDA
6 4 (10.81%) CCDP
7 1 (2.70%) CCDE
7 1 (2.70%) Degree
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.70%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) OPNET
2 3 (8.11%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 15 (40.54%) Palo Alto
3 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
4 11 (29.73%) F5
4 11 (29.73%) Juniper
5 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
6 9 (24.32%) Sourcefire
7 8 (21.62%) HP
8 7 (18.92%) TippingPoint
9 6 (16.22%) Motorola
10 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
11 4 (10.81%) BMC
11 4 (10.81%) IBM
12 3 (8.11%) Blue Coat
12 3 (8.11%) SAP
12 3 (8.11%) Splunk
13 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
13 2 (5.41%) ScanSafe
13 2 (5.41%) VMware
14 1 (2.70%) Veritas