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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 99 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.061% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.21% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
181 234 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 13.37% 14.34% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 164 71
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £293 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £533 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP 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 Leeds region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) RACF
3 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) IVR
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) ACF2
2 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (20.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) IBM