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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 100 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.058% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +16.59%
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
213 234 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 14.49% 13.61% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 163 77
Median daily rate £360 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £283 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £12.36 £17.50 £115.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.37% -84.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 August 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Extranet
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) RACF
3 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) 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 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Extranet
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) IVR
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (25.00%) ACF2
2 1 (25.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (25.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) CA
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) IBM