Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 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)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 177 179
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2 -24
Contract jobs citing BGP 11 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.25% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.66% 3.64% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 27
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
England median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £18.25 £45.50 £45.31
% change year-on-year -59.89% +0.43% +13.26%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 662 824 884
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 15.12% 14.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 491 547
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £167 £248 £207
90th Percentile £550 £553 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.58 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.11% +7.69% -15.76%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.03 £9.63
90th Percentile £33.20 £47.13 £44.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.59 £20.55
% change year-on-year -20.73% +14.79% +2.75%

BGP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +3 10 £350 - 5
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BGP.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) F5
3 7 (63.64%) FortiGate
3 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
4 6 (54.55%) Fortinet
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
6 2 (18.18%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (18.18%) MRTG
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) Remedy
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) Netcool

BGP
Co-occurring 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (54.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) EIGRP
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 7 (63.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Broadband
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (18.18%) Internet
4 2 (18.18%) MRTG
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
4 2 (18.18%) IP Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) IP Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
1 2 (18.18%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
1 2 (18.18%) Network Design
1 2 (18.18%) Network Optimisation
1 2 (18.18%) Project Management
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (9.09%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) FortiGate
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (18.18%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) F5
3 6 (54.55%) Fortinet
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) Remedy
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Huawei