The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 115 127 91
Rank change year-on-year +12 -36  
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 15 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.53% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 4.05% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 40
Median daily rate £400 £310 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £385 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 320 370 402
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.03% 13.03% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 272
Median daily rate £425 £375 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +23.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BGP in Yorkshire

BGP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BGP in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BGP in Yorkshire

BGP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BGP in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BGP in Yorkshire

BGP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +11 9 £400 +28.00% 3
BGP
England

BGP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) CCNP
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
4 14 (63.64%) Firewall
5 13 (59.09%) F5
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (45.45%) WAN
8 9 (40.91%) LAN
8 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
9 8 (36.36%) OSPF
10 7 (31.82%) Wireless
10 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
10 7 (31.82%) CCNA
11 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
11 6 (27.27%) WLAN
11 6 (27.27%) VPN
11 6 (27.27%) TippingPoint
12 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
12 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (22.73%) HP
12 5 (22.73%) ITIL
12 5 (22.73%) CCIE
12 5 (22.73%) IPsec
13 4 (18.18%) OPNET
13 4 (18.18%) Migration
13 4 (18.18%) MPLS
13 4 (18.18%) Juniper
13 4 (18.18%) BMC

BGP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
1 4 (18.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) EIGRP
2 14 (63.64%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (45.45%) WAN
5 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (40.91%) LAN
6 8 (36.36%) OSPF
7 7 (31.82%) Wireless
8 6 (27.27%) VPN
8 6 (27.27%) WLAN
9 5 (22.73%) Cisco Wireless
9 5 (22.73%) IPsec
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (18.18%) DMVPN
10 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (18.18%) IOS XR
10 4 (18.18%) MPLS
10 4 (18.18%) Network Security
11 3 (13.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) ICT Technician
5 1 (4.55%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Switch Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) DataPower
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 2 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Change Management
4 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.55%) Informatics
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Network Design
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.55%) Service Management
4 1 (4.55%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) CCNP
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNA
3 5 (22.73%) CCIE
4 2 (9.09%) CCDA
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (18.18%) FortiGate
1 4 (18.18%) HP UCMDB
1 4 (18.18%) OPNET
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.55%) OpenView
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) F5
3 7 (31.82%) CheckPoint
4 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 6 (27.27%) TippingPoint
5 5 (22.73%) Fortinet
5 5 (22.73%) HP
6 4 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 4 (18.18%) BMC
6 4 (18.18%) IBM
6 4 (18.18%) Juniper
6 4 (18.18%) Motorola
6 4 (18.18%) Splunk
7 2 (9.09%) Extreme Networks
8 1 (4.55%) Avaya
8 1 (4.55%) BT
8 1 (4.55%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.55%) Palo Alto