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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 105 99 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing BGP 13 21 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 0.94% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 7.24% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £364 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £41.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +38.98%
BGP
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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
280 290 395
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.64% 12.98% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 166 187
Average daily rate £305 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £195 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 29
Average hourly rate £14.50 £36.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.72% +148.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 12 £325 - 5
South Yorkshire +3 1 £358 -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 23 (76.67%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (76.67%) Blue Coat
3 23 (76.67%) CCNP
3 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (76.67%) OSPF
4 22 (73.33%) Firewall
5 21 (70.00%) DNS
5 21 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 20 (66.67%) DMVPN
7 19 (63.33%) Network Security
8 18 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
8 18 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 17 (56.67%) HP
9 17 (56.67%) Citrix
9 17 (56.67%) NetScreen
9 17 (56.67%) Linux
9 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
9 17 (56.67%) DHCP
9 17 (56.67%) Fat Client
9 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (56.67%) Infoblox
9 17 (56.67%) Imperva
9 17 (56.67%) BIG-IP
9 17 (56.67%) CCSE
9 17 (56.67%) Thin Client
9 17 (56.67%) VMware
10 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 23 (76.67%) Cisco ASA
1 23 (76.67%) OSPF
2 22 (73.33%) Firewall
3 21 (70.00%) DNS
3 21 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 20 (66.67%) DMVPN
5 19 (63.33%) Network Security
6 18 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 17 (56.67%) NetScreen
7 17 (56.67%) DHCP
7 17 (56.67%) BIG-IP
8 7 (23.33%) EIGRP
9 6 (20.00%) DMZ
9 6 (20.00%) MPLS
9 6 (20.00%) WLAN
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (13.33%) Ethernet
10 4 (13.33%) VPLS
11 2 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Specialist
2 17 (56.67%) Network Security Specialist
2 17 (56.67%) Security Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Design Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Architect
5 4 (13.33%) IP Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Fat Client
1 17 (56.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) E-Commerce
2 10 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 9 (30.00%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C
2 6 (20.00%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) CCNP
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (56.67%) CCSE
3 5 (16.67%) JNCIP
3 5 (16.67%) JNCIE
4 3 (10.00%) CCDP
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) OPNET
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 24 (80.00%) F5
3 23 (76.67%) Blue Coat
4 18 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 17 (56.67%) HP
5 17 (56.67%) Citrix
5 17 (56.67%) Infoblox
5 17 (56.67%) Imperva
5 17 (56.67%) VMware
6 6 (20.00%) Juniper
6 6 (20.00%) BMC
6 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
7 3 (10.00%) Motorola
8 1 (3.33%) Remedy