The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.39% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £443 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
105 56 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.43% 16.77% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 38 42
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £18.50 £13.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.35% +39.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in South 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 South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Sheffield - 2 £443 -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Process Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper