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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 77 110 113
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +3
Contract jobs citing BGP 47 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.92% 0.32% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.66% 2.88% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £388 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +40.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £388 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £388 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £180.00 £190.00
% change year-on-year
-83.33% -5.26%
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
344 243 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 14.08% 10.95% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 139 99
Average daily rate £360 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 25
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £15.00 £110.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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
North Yorkshire +16 16 £401 +3.35%
South Yorkshire +7 9 £260 -
West Yorkshire 0 9 £338 - 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (93.44%) Cisco
2 56 (91.80%) Cisco Certification
3 54 (88.52%) CCNP
4 42 (68.85%) OSPF
5 35 (57.38%) Firewall
6 31 (50.82%) DNS
7 29 (47.54%) F5
8 28 (45.90%) MPLS
9 27 (44.26%) WAN
9 27 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (42.62%) CheckPoint
11 24 (39.34%) EIGRP
11 24 (39.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 23 (37.70%) Blue Coat
12 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
12 23 (37.70%) HP
13 22 (36.07%) DMVPN
14 20 (32.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 19 (31.15%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (31.15%) LAN
16 18 (29.51%) Linux
16 18 (29.51%) CCSE
16 18 (29.51%) VMware
17 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
18 16 (26.23%) VPN
18 16 (26.23%) DHCP
18 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
18 16 (26.23%) Citrix
18 16 (26.23%) NetScreen
18 16 (26.23%) Thin Client

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
1 3 (4.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (68.85%) OSPF
2 35 (57.38%) Firewall
3 31 (50.82%) DNS
4 28 (45.90%) MPLS
5 27 (44.26%) WAN
5 27 (44.26%) Cisco ASA
6 24 (39.34%) EIGRP
6 24 (39.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 22 (36.07%) DMVPN
8 20 (32.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 19 (31.15%) Cisco IOS
9 19 (31.15%) LAN
10 17 (27.87%) TCP/IP
11 16 (26.23%) VPN
11 16 (26.23%) DHCP
11 16 (26.23%) NetScreen
11 16 (26.23%) Network Security
11 16 (26.23%) BIG-IP
12 14 (22.95%) IPv4
12 14 (22.95%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (9.84%) Banking
1 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (67.21%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Security Specialist
2 16 (26.23%) Network Specialist
2 16 (26.23%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Design Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Designer
6 3 (4.92%) IP Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Network Designer
7 1 (1.64%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (1.64%) Network Analyst
7 1 (1.64%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Thin Client
1 16 (26.23%) Fat Client
2 11 (18.03%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Linux
2 3 (4.92%) Windows
3 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Load Balancing
2 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
3 13 (21.31%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Line Management
5 5 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Migration
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.28%) Project Management
7 2 (3.28%) Security Management
7 2 (3.28%) BCP
7 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Management
7 2 (3.28%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Fault Management
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) C
2 9 (14.75%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 56 (91.80%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (88.52%) CCNP
3 18 (29.51%) CCSE
4 14 (22.95%) CCIP
5 11 (18.03%) CCDP
6 9 (14.75%) CCNA
7 4 (6.56%) JNCIP
7 4 (6.56%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.92%) CCIE
9 2 (3.28%) MCSE
9 2 (3.28%) MCSA
9 2 (3.28%) CISSP
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.28%) CCDA
9 2 (3.28%) VCP5
9 2 (3.28%) VCAP
9 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (3.28%) CCSA
10 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (26.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (21.31%) vCloud
3 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) OPNET
2 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (93.44%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) F5
3 26 (42.62%) CheckPoint
4 23 (37.70%) Blue Coat
4 23 (37.70%) HP
5 18 (29.51%) VMware
6 16 (26.23%) Citrix
6 16 (26.23%) Infoblox
6 16 (26.23%) Imperva
7 9 (14.75%) BMC
7 9 (14.75%) TippingPoint
8 7 (11.48%) Juniper
9 5 (8.20%) Motorola
10 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.28%) BT
11 2 (3.28%) CA
11 2 (3.28%) Riverbed
11 2 (3.28%) ProCurve
12 1 (1.64%) Brocade
12 1 (1.64%) Remedy