Period
to 26 July 2017

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 6 months to 26 July 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)
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 120 129
Rank change year-on-year +10 +9 -14
Contract jobs citing BGP 19 34 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.88% 1.13% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.60% 8.27% 5.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 26 14
Leeds median daily rate £430 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% -2.78% +10.77%
10th Percentile £413 £291 £286
90th Percentile £500 £425 £409
West Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +22.86% - +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 250 411 404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.64% 13.72% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 272 269
Leeds median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £276 £288 £210
90th Percentile £543 £575 £450
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +5.00% +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Leeds median hourly rate £19.00 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.73% -45.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £10.93
90th Percentile £33.28 £14.75 £45.88
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £11.74 £22.36
% change year-on-year +23.56% -47.52% +20.05%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing BGP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 26 July 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) EIGRP
3 17 (89.47%) CCNP
4 16 (84.21%) Cisco
5 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
6 14 (73.68%) F5
7 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (63.16%) Fortinet
7 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
7 12 (63.16%) Firewall
8 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Excel
8 11 (57.89%) MS Visio
8 11 (57.89%) FortiGate
8 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 10 (52.63%) Migration
10 7 (36.84%) HP
10 7 (36.84%) BMC
10 7 (36.84%) Motorola
10 7 (36.84%) IBM
10 7 (36.84%) WLAN
10 7 (36.84%) OPNET
10 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
10 7 (36.84%) TippingPoint
10 7 (36.84%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (36.84%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
10 7 (36.84%) DataPower

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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (57.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) EIGRP
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (63.16%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (57.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (52.63%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (36.84%) DMVPN
5 7 (36.84%) IOS XR
5 7 (36.84%) WLAN
6 5 (26.32%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 3 (15.79%) DWDM
7 3 (15.79%) MPLS
7 3 (15.79%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (5.26%) FCoE
8 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.26%) OSPF
8 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Engineer
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) DataPower
3 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
3 3 (15.79%) Network Design
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Health Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Informatics
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (89.47%) CCNP
3 2 (10.53%) CCIE
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (57.89%) FortiGate
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (36.84%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (36.84%) OPNET
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) F5
3 12 (63.16%) Fortinet
3 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Blue Coat
4 7 (36.84%) BMC
4 7 (36.84%) HP
4 7 (36.84%) IBM
4 7 (36.84%) Motorola
4 7 (36.84%) Splunk
4 7 (36.84%) TippingPoint
5 3 (15.79%) BT
6 1 (5.26%) Aruba
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Juniper