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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 110 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 10 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.044% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.41% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £428 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £468 £425 £330
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +28.78%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
227 304 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.25% 13.45% 11.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 186 96
Median daily rate £354 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.56% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £289 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £106.00 £23.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

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 24 September 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 +10 5 £475 +11.11%
Leeds - 4 £400 -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
1 14 (93.33%) F5
2 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
3 10 (66.67%) Intranet
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) Extranet
3 10 (66.67%) Firmware
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
4 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Law
9 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Service Management
9 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
9 1 (6.67%) Migration
9 1 (6.67%) IVR
9 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
9 1 (6.67%) RACF
9 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (6.67%) Mainframe

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 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) Extranet
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) Intranet
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
4 6 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) LAN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) IP Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) CCNA
1 1 (6.67%) CCNP
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) ACF2
2 1 (6.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) F5
2 1 (6.67%) CA
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) IBM