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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 128 127
Rank change year-on-year +15 -1  
Contract jobs citing BGP 12 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.60% 0.60% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 4.18% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 14
Median daily rate £430 £400 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +24.51%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +11.17% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £47.83 £40.00
% change year-on-year -31.00% +19.57%  

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 297 407 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.94% 14.46% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 257 251
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £345
% change year-on-year +2.04% +6.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -13.84% +30.00%  

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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +18 11 £430 +7.50% 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
BGP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) EIGRP
3 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
4 15 (65.22%) F5
5 12 (52.17%) Migration
6 11 (47.83%) Fortinet
6 11 (47.83%) Firewall
6 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (43.48%) FortiGate
7 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
8 9 (39.13%) TippingPoint
9 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (30.43%) DataPower
10 7 (30.43%) Splunk
10 7 (30.43%) HP UCMDB
10 7 (30.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (30.43%) DMVPN
10 7 (30.43%) IOS XR
10 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
10 7 (30.43%) OPNET
10 7 (30.43%) IBM
10 7 (30.43%) WLAN
10 7 (30.43%) WAN

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 10 (43.48%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) EIGRP
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Nexus
2 11 (47.83%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (43.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (30.43%) DMVPN
5 7 (30.43%) IOS XR
5 7 (30.43%) WAN
5 7 (30.43%) WLAN
6 5 (21.74%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (17.39%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) OSPF
8 3 (13.04%) DWDM
8 3 (13.04%) Network Security
8 3 (13.04%) VLAN
9 2 (8.70%) FCoE
9 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (8.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Marketing
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Engineer
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Implementation Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Migration Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Design Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Switch Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (69.57%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) DataPower
3 3 (13.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Migration
2 4 (17.39%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 4 (17.39%) TDD
3 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Health Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) Informatics
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 5 (21.74%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCDA
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (4.35%) CCVP
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (43.48%) FortiGate
2 7 (30.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (30.43%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (30.43%) OPNET
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) F5
3 11 (47.83%) Fortinet
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) TippingPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
5 7 (30.43%) BMC
5 7 (30.43%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) IBM
5 7 (30.43%) Motorola
5 7 (30.43%) Splunk
6 3 (13.04%) BT
7 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Juniper
8 1 (4.35%) Aruba
8 1 (4.35%) Red Box