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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 111 124 94
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -30
Contract jobs citing BGP 12 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.60% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 4.51% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 34
Median daily rate £323 £290 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -15.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £269 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £418 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.13 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £44.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-31.81% +46.66%

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
340 377 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.73% 13.25% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 238 262
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £208 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.50 £25.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 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 +26 5 £350 +18.54% 3
South Yorkshire -8 4 £320 +4.06%
North Yorkshire +11 3 £300 +6.19%
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (72.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (68.97%) CCNP
4 18 (62.07%) OSPF
4 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (48.28%) F5
7 13 (44.83%) Firewall
7 13 (44.83%) WLAN
8 10 (34.48%) LAN
9 9 (31.03%) MPLS
9 9 (31.03%) WAN
10 7 (24.14%) VPN
10 7 (24.14%) CCNA
11 6 (20.69%) Network Design
11 6 (20.69%) HP
11 6 (20.69%) Wireless
11 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
12 5 (17.24%) IPsec
12 5 (17.24%) TippingPoint
12 5 (17.24%) VLAN
13 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
13 4 (13.79%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (13.79%) DMZ
13 4 (13.79%) Motorola
13 4 (13.79%) ITIL
14 3 (10.34%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (62.07%) EIGRP
2 18 (62.07%) OSPF
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
4 13 (44.83%) WLAN
5 10 (34.48%) LAN
6 9 (31.03%) MPLS
6 9 (31.03%) WAN
7 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 6 (20.69%) Wireless
9 5 (17.24%) IPsec
9 5 (17.24%) VLAN
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (13.79%) DMZ
10 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (10.34%) DHCP
11 3 (10.34%) Internet
11 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) International Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (24.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Cisco Expert
5 2 (6.90%) Design Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Cisco Expert
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Designer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) DataPower
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Design
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) Change Management
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Service Management
5 1 (3.45%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNP
3 7 (24.14%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) CCDA
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIA
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.45%) CCDP
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.90%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (6.90%) OPNET
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) CheckPoint
3 6 (20.69%) HP
4 5 (17.24%) TippingPoint
5 4 (13.79%) Motorola
5 4 (13.79%) Palo Alto
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) BMC
7 2 (6.90%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.90%) Splunk
8 1 (3.45%) Avaya
8 1 (3.45%) BT
8 1 (3.45%) Infoblox