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 27 July 2015 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 99 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.58% - 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +51.51%
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
190 139 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 11.88% 13.06% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 88 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) DMZ
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) FCoE
2 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) NetApp
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) F5