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 24 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 44
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
- +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 South Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
72 54 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.16% 15.61% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 21 40
Average daily rate £275 £280 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% -29.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Average hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.45 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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