Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 129 133
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -30
Contract jobs citing BGP 9 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.41% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 4.08% 4.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 13
Leeds median daily rate £350 £350 £350
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 225 343 405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 10.20% 14.29% 13.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 205 276
Leeds median daily rate £425 £403 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% -4.73% +20.71%
10th Percentile £162 £213 £275
90th Percentile £599 £558 £550
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Leeds median hourly rate £22.75 £13.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.52% -37.21% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.38 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £33.00 £28.75 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -5.97% +10.71% -4.65%

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 18 January 2018, 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 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
4 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (33.33%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) F5
6 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (11.11%) Online Betting
7 1 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (11.11%) Time Management
7 1 (11.11%) Network Design
7 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
7 1 (11.11%) Games
7 1 (11.11%) IPsec
7 1 (11.11%) SSL
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) MPLS

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 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) EIGRP
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) IPsec
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Multicast
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
5 1 (11.11%) SSL
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IP Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Python
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNP
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) F5
3 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Arista
4 1 (11.11%) Aruba
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft