The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for BGP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BGP over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 89 84
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5  
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.04% 1.03% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.82% 8.29% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 15 9
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £293 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £360
% change year-on-year +10.34% +0.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £46.92 £40.00
% change year-on-year -58.96% +17.28%  

BGP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 112 193 216
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 10.57% 12.37% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 131 144
Median daily rate £425 £390 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +35.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £293 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £342
% change year-on-year +6.45% +6.43%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Median hourly rate £28.27 £11.00 £76.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.95% -85.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.56 £16.50 £117.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% -  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing BGP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for BGP in Leeds

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BGP in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BGP.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
5 7 (50.00%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (50.00%) F5
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
6 6 (42.86%) HP UCMDB
6 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (42.86%) DMVPN
6 6 (42.86%) TippingPoint
6 6 (42.86%) Splunk
6 6 (42.86%) DataPower
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
6 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
6 6 (42.86%) OPNET
6 6 (42.86%) HP
6 6 (42.86%) BMC
6 6 (42.86%) Motorola
6 6 (42.86%) IBM
6 6 (42.86%) WLAN
6 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (42.86%) MS Visio

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) EIGRP
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 6 (42.86%) DMVPN
3 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (42.86%) IOS XR
3 6 (42.86%) WLAN
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 2 (14.29%) FCoE
5 2 (14.29%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 2 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) DataPower
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Change Control
2 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Health Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Informatics
3 1 (7.14%) Network Design
3 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
3 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCDA
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (42.86%) FortiGate
1 6 (42.86%) HP UCMDB
1 6 (42.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 6 (42.86%) BMC
4 6 (42.86%) HP
4 6 (42.86%) IBM
4 6 (42.86%) Motorola
4 6 (42.86%) Splunk
4 6 (42.86%) TippingPoint
5 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) BT
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