The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 114 114 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 8 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 0.42% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 3.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £443 £429 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £323 £333
% change year-on-year
+42.63% -3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
264 255 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.98% 11.79% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 151 111
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 4
Median hourly rate £13.13 £35.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £18.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.32 £187.50 £23.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+37.04% +7.62%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the West Yorkshire region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax -2 5 £443 +3.26%
Leeds -10 2 £400 -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

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

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) SSL
3 11 (68.75%) HTTP
3 11 (68.75%) Firmware
3 11 (68.75%) Intranet
3 11 (68.75%) Internet
3 11 (68.75%) Extranet
3 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 2 (12.50%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) Law
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
7 1 (6.25%) ACF2
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 12 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) Extranet
3 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (68.75%) HTTP
3 11 (68.75%) Internet
3 11 (68.75%) Intranet
3 11 (68.75%) SSL
4 10 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) VoIP
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Law
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IP Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) IVR
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) ACF2
2 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 2 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (6.25%) IBM