Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 23 November 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 143 156
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 -25
Contract jobs citing BGP 10 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.33% 0.64% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 4.83% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 17
West Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 388 476 564
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.74% 13.22% 12.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 278 343
West Yorkshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +13.72%
10th Percentile £184 £231 £250
90th Percentile £543 £551 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
% change year-on-year - +13.31% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.18 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £25.40 £22.18 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BGP in West Yorkshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in West Yorkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BGP within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +4 7 £350 - 5
Wakefield - 3 - -
BGP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) F5
3 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 2 (20.00%) OSPF
5 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (10.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (10.00%) MRTG
6 1 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice

BGP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 (60.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) EIGRP
2 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (70.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) MPLS
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) Broadband
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) MRTG
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Technical Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) IP Architect
5 1 (10.00%) IP Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Network Optimisation
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (10.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Remedy