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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
+16.95% +16.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
110 97 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 20.41% 21.13% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 33
Median daily rate £500 £260 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+92.30% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £405 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 9
Median hourly rate £33.75 £12.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.62% -23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £7.19 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £150.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) F5

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper