The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 95 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.067% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £428 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £424 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.60% +21.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
BIG-IP
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
185 156 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 12.48% 13.65% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 115 60
Average daily rate £400 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.57% +180.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (33.33%) Unix

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco