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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 120 129 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Contract jobs citing BGP 20 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.69% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.50% 2.42% 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 9
Median daily rate £400 £343 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -11.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.92 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-1.91% +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
444 414 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.21% 13.85% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 264 149
Median daily rate £403 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.96% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £22.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.63% +66.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £7.19 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 30 July 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 +15 18 £400 +18.95% 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 26 (72.22%) VPN
2 26 (72.22%) OSPF
3 21 (58.33%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) MPLS
5 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (50.00%) CCNP
7 15 (41.67%) WAN
8 14 (38.89%) Palo Alto
9 12 (33.33%) LAN
10 11 (30.56%) Juniper
10 11 (30.56%) CheckPoint
10 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
10 11 (30.56%) Fortinet
10 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (27.78%) FTP
12 9 (25.00%) CCNA
12 9 (25.00%) Sourcefire
12 9 (25.00%) JNCIS
13 8 (22.22%) Network Security
13 8 (22.22%) Finance
13 8 (22.22%) CCIE
14 7 (19.44%) SQL
14 7 (19.44%) F5
15 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 6 (16.67%) Marketing
15 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
15 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
15 6 (16.67%) Electronics
15 6 (16.67%) Telecoms

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 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 6 (16.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 26 (72.22%) OSPF
1 26 (72.22%) VPN
2 21 (58.33%) Firewall
3 20 (55.56%) MPLS
4 15 (41.67%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) LAN
6 11 (30.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (30.56%) EIGRP
7 10 (27.78%) FTP
8 8 (22.22%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (16.67%) IPv6
10 5 (13.89%) Internet
10 5 (13.89%) VLAN
11 4 (11.11%) FWSM
11 4 (11.11%) HSRP
11 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
11 4 (11.11%) VRRP
11 4 (11.11%) WLAN
12 3 (8.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Informix
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.78%) Hudson
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Electronics
2 6 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Security Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support
5 3 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) IP Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (2.78%) LAMP
1 1 (2.78%) Middleware
1 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.78%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.78%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Symmetrix
4 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.11%) Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (11.11%) Windows
1 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
1 6 (16.67%) Programme Management
2 5 (13.89%) High Availability
2 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (11.11%) Network Design
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Information Security
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.56%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (5.56%) Security Operations
5 2 (5.56%) SIEM
6 1 (2.78%) Analytics
6 1 (2.78%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Lisp
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (25.00%) CCNA
3 9 (25.00%) JNCIS
4 8 (22.22%) CCIE
5 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) CCDA
7 4 (11.11%) CCDP
8 2 (5.56%) Degree
8 2 (5.56%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.78%) CCDE
9 1 (2.78%) CCSP
9 1 (2.78%) CISSP
9 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
1 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) OPNET
2 2 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.78%) Cacti
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.78%) Graphite
3 1 (2.78%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) Opsview
3 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) Palo Alto
3 11 (30.56%) CheckPoint
3 11 (30.56%) Fortinet
3 11 (30.56%) Juniper
4 9 (25.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (19.44%) F5
6 6 (16.67%) SAP
7 5 (13.89%) HP
7 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
7 5 (13.89%) VMware
8 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
9 3 (8.33%) BMC
9 3 (8.33%) IBM
9 3 (8.33%) Motorola
9 3 (8.33%) TippingPoint
10 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.56%) ScanSafe
10 2 (5.56%) Splunk
10 2 (5.56%) Veritas