The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Rank 108 107 125
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.39% 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.17% 3.51% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 4
Average daily rate
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£394 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.23% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £315 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +81.81%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
284 342 340
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 12.35% 16.40% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 178 158
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 42
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.66% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
BGP
England

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 11 July 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
North Yorkshire - 7 £401 -
West Yorkshire -4 2 £325 - 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) CCNP
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
3 22 (91.67%) Firewall
4 21 (87.50%) Citrix
4 21 (87.50%) Thin Client
4 21 (87.50%) CheckPoint
4 21 (87.50%) OSPF
4 21 (87.50%) Blue Coat
4 21 (87.50%) VMware
4 21 (87.50%) Fat Client
4 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 21 (87.50%) F5
5 20 (83.33%) Network Security
6 19 (79.17%) Infoblox
6 19 (79.17%) Imperva
6 19 (79.17%) CCSE
6 19 (79.17%) BIG-IP
6 19 (79.17%) NetScreen
6 19 (79.17%) DNS
6 19 (79.17%) DHCP
6 19 (79.17%) Linux
6 19 (79.17%) E-Commerce
6 19 (79.17%) DMVPN
6 19 (79.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (79.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (58.33%) HP
8 12 (50.00%) C

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco IOS
2 22 (91.67%) Firewall
3 21 (87.50%) OSPF
4 20 (83.33%) Network Security
5 19 (79.17%) DMVPN
5 19 (79.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 19 (79.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 19 (79.17%) NetScreen
5 19 (79.17%) BIG-IP
5 19 (79.17%) DHCP
5 19 (79.17%) DNS
6 3 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
6 3 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.33%) WLAN
7 2 (8.33%) DMZ
8 1 (4.17%) RIP
8 1 (4.17%) WAN
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (91.67%) Network Specialist
2 19 (79.17%) Security Specialist
2 19 (79.17%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (87.50%) Thin Client
1 21 (87.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) E-Commerce
2 11 (45.83%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ICM Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) C
2 2 (8.33%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) CCNP
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (79.17%) CCSE
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
3 2 (8.33%) CCVP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
System Software
1 21 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (8.33%) OPNET
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (87.50%) Citrix
2 21 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 21 (87.50%) VMware
2 21 (87.50%) Blue Coat
2 21 (87.50%) F5
3 19 (79.17%) Infoblox
3 19 (79.17%) Imperva
4 14 (58.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) TippingPoint