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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 123 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.65% 0.51% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.62% 4.10% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 6
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£298 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +23.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
-11.68% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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
411 293 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.98% 12.40% 17.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 155 188
Average daily rate £300 £380 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +32.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £13.25 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.41% -58.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.25 £24.25 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 June 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 June 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 -9 12 £363 +11.53% 2
North Yorkshire -9 6 £293 -26.96% 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (88.71%) CCNP
4 40 (64.52%) OSPF
5 32 (51.61%) MPLS
5 32 (51.61%) F5
6 27 (43.55%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (43.55%) Firewall
6 27 (43.55%) EIGRP
6 27 (43.55%) WAN
7 26 (41.94%) HP
8 24 (38.71%) VPN
9 21 (33.87%) LAN
9 21 (33.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
11 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing
11 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
12 18 (29.03%) DNS
12 18 (29.03%) CCIP
12 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
12 18 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 17 (27.42%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
13 17 (27.42%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (25.81%) VMware
14 16 (25.81%) CCNA
15 15 (24.19%) Linux
15 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (20.97%) Network Security
16 13 (20.97%) TippingPoint

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 1 (1.61%) Apache
1 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (9.68%) MS Office
1 6 (9.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 40 (64.52%) OSPF
2 32 (51.61%) MPLS
3 27 (43.55%) Firewall
3 27 (43.55%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (43.55%) EIGRP
3 27 (43.55%) WAN
4 24 (38.71%) VPN
5 21 (33.87%) LAN
5 21 (33.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (30.65%) TCP/IP
7 18 (29.03%) DMVPN
7 18 (29.03%) DNS
7 18 (29.03%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 17 (27.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (27.42%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (20.97%) Network Security
9 13 (20.97%) IPv4
9 13 (20.97%) IPv6
9 13 (20.97%) WLAN
10 11 (17.74%) DHCP
General
1 7 (11.29%) Retail
2 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Games
4 1 (1.61%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Network Engineer
2 13 (20.97%) Network Specialist
3 11 (17.74%) Security Specialist
3 11 (17.74%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Design Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) Network Design Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Project Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Network Designer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Designer
8 3 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (3.23%) Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Network Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Consultant
10 1 (1.61%) Infrastructure Architect
10 1 (1.61%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Fat Client
1 11 (17.74%) Thin Client
2 9 (14.52%) Data Centre
3 8 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.61%) Symmetrix
5 1 (1.61%) Clustering
5 1 (1.61%) DataPower
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.19%) Linux
2 5 (8.06%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Load Balancing
2 12 (19.35%) Network Design
3 11 (17.74%) E-Commerce
4 6 (9.68%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.84%) Change Control
7 3 (4.84%) Line Management
7 3 (4.84%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.23%) Information Security
9 1 (1.61%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.61%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.35%) Lisp
2 8 (12.90%) C
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.61%) Perl
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (88.71%) CCNP
3 18 (29.03%) CCIP
4 16 (25.81%) CCNA
5 12 (19.35%) CCIE
6 11 (17.74%) CCSE
7 10 (16.13%) CCDP
8 3 (4.84%) CISSP
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIP
8 3 (4.84%) JNCIE
8 3 (4.84%) CCSP
8 3 (4.84%) BC Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (17.74%) vCloud
3 4 (6.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.23%) NFS
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (16.13%) OPNET
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.61%) Opsview
3 1 (1.61%) Graphite
3 1 (1.61%) Cacti
3 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.61%) Nagios
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (51.61%) F5
3 26 (41.94%) HP
4 20 (32.26%) Blue Coat
5 17 (27.42%) CheckPoint
6 16 (25.81%) VMware
7 13 (20.97%) TippingPoint
8 12 (19.35%) BMC
9 11 (17.74%) Citrix
9 11 (17.74%) Infoblox
9 11 (17.74%) Imperva
10 7 (11.29%) Motorola
11 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
12 5 (8.06%) Juniper
12 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
13 4 (6.45%) IBM
14 3 (4.84%) Remedy
15 2 (3.23%) Brocade
16 1 (1.61%) SolarWinds
16 1 (1.61%) SAP