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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 89 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 1.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
172 198 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.75% 12.61% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 131 139
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.35 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% -16.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 6 December 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Intranet
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) Extranet
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) IVR
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Extranet
2 5 (83.33%) HTTP
2 5 (83.33%) Internet
2 5 (83.33%) Intranet
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 4 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint