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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 97 112 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -5
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.15% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 1.33% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £405 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
214 225 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.79% 11.46% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 152 141
Median daily rate £410 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 9
Median hourly rate £17.75 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.20 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.75 £21.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Unix
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
2 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Extranet
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Law

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Extranet
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Internet
2 4 (66.67%) Intranet
2 4 (66.67%) SSL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) IP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5