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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 107 101 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing BGP 15 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.77% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.44% 6.51% 3.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 5
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£325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £340
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +6.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £37.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.04%
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
338 261 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.70% 11.75% 12.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 148 127
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £250 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 17 30
Average hourly rate £14.87 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.05% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.55 £12.26 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
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 October 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +2 11 £325 -3.70% 4
South Yorkshire +3 3 £358 -4.66% 2
North Yorkshire -7 1 £401 +3.35% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) CCNP
2 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) F5
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (67.86%) HP
4 17 (60.71%) Blue Coat
5 16 (57.14%) OSPF
6 15 (53.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (50.00%) DMVPN
7 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
7 14 (50.00%) Network Design
8 13 (46.43%) Firewall
8 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 12 (42.86%) DNS
10 11 (39.29%) WLAN
10 11 (39.29%) BMC
10 11 (39.29%) Lisp
10 11 (39.29%) Retail
10 11 (39.29%) TippingPoint
11 10 (35.71%) Network Security
11 10 (35.71%) DMZ
12 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
12 9 (32.14%) OPNET
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
13 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
13 8 (28.57%) VMware
13 8 (28.57%) CCSE

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco ASA
2 16 (57.14%) OSPF
3 15 (53.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 14 (50.00%) EIGRP
5 13 (46.43%) Firewall
5 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (42.86%) DNS
7 11 (39.29%) WLAN
8 10 (35.71%) Network Security
8 10 (35.71%) DMZ
9 9 (32.14%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
10 8 (28.57%) NetScreen
10 8 (28.57%) MPLS
10 8 (28.57%) DHCP
11 4 (14.29%) Ethernet
11 4 (14.29%) VPLS
12 3 (10.71%) LAN
General
1 11 (39.29%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Network Specialist
3 10 (35.71%) Design Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) Network Security Specialist
4 8 (28.57%) Security Specialist
5 6 (21.43%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (17.86%) Architect
7 4 (14.29%) IP Engineer
8 2 (7.14%) Network Design Specialist
9 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Fat Client
1 8 (28.57%) Thin Client
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Network Design
2 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
5 2 (7.14%) Security Management
5 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Lisp
2 5 (17.86%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (71.43%) CCNP
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCSE
2 8 (28.57%) CCDP
3 5 (17.86%) JNCIP
3 5 (17.86%) JNCIE
4 3 (10.71%) CCNA
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) OPNET
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (3.57%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Cisco
2 20 (71.43%) F5
3 19 (67.86%) HP
4 17 (60.71%) Blue Coat
5 11 (39.29%) BMC
5 11 (39.29%) TippingPoint
6 9 (32.14%) CheckPoint
7 8 (28.57%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) Citrix
7 8 (28.57%) Infoblox
7 8 (28.57%) Imperva
8 7 (25.00%) Motorola
9 6 (21.43%) Juniper
10 2 (7.14%) CA
10 2 (7.14%) BT
10 2 (7.14%) ProCurve
10 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.57%) Remedy