The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 25 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 13 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 5.08% 5.11% 1.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.21% 30.00% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 1
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£401 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
BIG-IP
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 North Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
North Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
56 40 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 21.88% 17.02% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 7
Average daily rate £401 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £400 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.21 £94.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -87.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £29.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £31.50 £158.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.06 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+49.55% -10.84%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the North Yorkshire region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -2 12 £401 -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 38 (100.00%) VMware
1 38 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 36 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 36 (94.74%) Blue Coat
2 36 (94.74%) CCSE
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco IOS
2 36 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 36 (94.74%) OSPF
2 36 (94.74%) DHCP
2 36 (94.74%) DNS
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 36 (94.74%) CCNP
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (86.84%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (86.84%) Firewall
5 32 (84.21%) Infoblox
6 25 (65.79%) E-Commerce
7 22 (57.89%) Linux
7 22 (57.89%) Citrix
7 22 (57.89%) Thin Client
7 22 (57.89%) BGP
7 22 (57.89%) NetScreen
7 22 (57.89%) Imperva
7 22 (57.89%) Fat Client
7 22 (57.89%) Network Security
7 22 (57.89%) DMVPN
8 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (50.00%) HP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (94.74%) DHCP
1 36 (94.74%) DNS
1 36 (94.74%) OSPF
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco IOS
1 36 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 36 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 33 (86.84%) Cisco ASA
2 33 (86.84%) Firewall
3 22 (57.89%) Network Security
3 22 (57.89%) BGP
3 22 (57.89%) NetScreen
3 22 (57.89%) DMVPN
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
4 3 (7.89%) NX-OS
4 3 (7.89%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.26%) SAN
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Network Specialist
1 22 (57.89%) Network Security Specialist
1 22 (57.89%) Security Specialist
2 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Thin Client
1 22 (57.89%) Fat Client
2 19 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (57.89%) Linux
2 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) E-Commerce
2 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
3 8 (21.05%) Line Management
3 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.26%) SOA
4 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (44.74%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (94.74%) CCNP
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco Certification
1 36 (94.74%) CCSE
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (26.32%) XenServer
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) VMware
1 38 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (94.74%) CheckPoint
2 36 (94.74%) Blue Coat
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco
3 32 (84.21%) Infoblox
4 22 (57.89%) Imperva
4 22 (57.89%) Citrix
5 19 (50.00%) HP
6 11 (28.95%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft