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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 85 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 47 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.74% 0.56% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.81% 5.05% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 10 3
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£300 £400 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.04% +100.12%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £283
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +41.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% +414.28%
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
398 277 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.77% 11.12% 12.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 168 114
Average daily rate £300 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £250 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 34
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.71 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -11.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.86 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £27.00 £115.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.70
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.48%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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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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 +6 14 £350 - 2
North Yorkshire +1 13 £401 +0.06% 3
South Yorkshire - 7 £275 -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 72 (94.74%) CCNP
4 47 (61.84%) OSPF
5 43 (56.58%) Firewall
6 42 (55.26%) F5
7 40 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
8 38 (50.00%) DNS
9 35 (46.05%) HP
9 35 (46.05%) EIGRP
10 34 (44.74%) CheckPoint
11 33 (43.42%) Blue Coat
11 33 (43.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 32 (42.11%) WAN
13 31 (40.79%) DMVPN
14 30 (39.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
15 27 (35.53%) Cisco IOS
15 27 (35.53%) MPLS
16 25 (32.89%) Linux
16 25 (32.89%) VMware
17 24 (31.58%) CCSE
18 23 (30.26%) Network Security
18 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (28.95%) Infoblox
19 22 (28.95%) Imperva
19 22 (28.95%) Fat Client
19 22 (28.95%) BIG-IP
19 22 (28.95%) DHCP
19 22 (28.95%) E-Commerce

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 2 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.32%) Apache
2 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Visio
1 3 (3.95%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 47 (61.84%) OSPF
2 43 (56.58%) Firewall
3 40 (52.63%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (50.00%) DNS
5 35 (46.05%) EIGRP
6 33 (43.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 32 (42.11%) WAN
8 31 (40.79%) DMVPN
9 30 (39.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 27 (35.53%) Cisco IOS
10 27 (35.53%) MPLS
11 23 (30.26%) Network Security
12 22 (28.95%) BIG-IP
12 22 (28.95%) DHCP
12 22 (28.95%) NetScreen
13 21 (27.63%) LAN
14 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
14 17 (22.37%) VPN
14 17 (22.37%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (19.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Network Engineer
2 22 (28.95%) Network Security Specialist
2 22 (28.95%) Network Specialist
2 22 (28.95%) Security Specialist
3 14 (18.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (14.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Design Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Network Designer
6 4 (5.26%) Designer
7 3 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
8 1 (1.32%) Network Analyst
8 1 (1.32%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.32%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (1.32%) Architect
8 1 (1.32%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Fat Client
1 22 (28.95%) Thin Client
2 14 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.63%) e-Health
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.32%) Symmetrix
4 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) Linux
2 6 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (39.47%) Load Balancing
2 22 (28.95%) E-Commerce
3 16 (21.05%) Network Design
4 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
5 8 (10.53%) Line Management
5 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
6 5 (6.58%) Migration
7 3 (3.95%) Change Control
7 3 (3.95%) Change Management
7 3 (3.95%) Project Management
7 3 (3.95%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (2.63%) ITIL
8 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.63%) BCP
8 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.63%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.63%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.42%) C
1 14 (18.42%) Lisp
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 74 (97.37%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (94.74%) CCNP
3 24 (31.58%) CCSE
4 16 (21.05%) CCDP
5 14 (18.42%) CCIP
6 11 (14.47%) CCNA
7 5 (6.58%) CCIE
8 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.95%) BC Cleared
9 3 (3.95%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.95%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.63%) VCP5
10 2 (2.63%) MCSE
10 2 (2.63%) MCSA
10 2 (2.63%) CCDA
10 2 (2.63%) CISSP
10 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.63%) CCSA
10 2 (2.63%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.89%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.11%) vCloud
3 2 (2.63%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.63%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (14.47%) OPNET
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (55.26%) F5
3 35 (46.05%) HP
4 34 (44.74%) CheckPoint
5 33 (43.42%) Blue Coat
6 25 (32.89%) VMware
7 22 (28.95%) Infoblox
7 22 (28.95%) Imperva
7 22 (28.95%) Citrix
8 14 (18.42%) BMC
8 14 (18.42%) TippingPoint
9 8 (10.53%) Motorola
10 5 (6.58%) Juniper
11 3 (3.95%) Remedy
11 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.63%) CA
12 2 (2.63%) BT
12 2 (2.63%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.63%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.32%) Brocade
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