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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 105 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.14% 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% 1.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
+44.96% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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
218 196 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 15.07% 12.24% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 127 87
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Median hourly rate £11.72 £21.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (33.33%) ACF2
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) zSecure
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Extranet
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) ACF2
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (33.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) CA
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM