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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 100 109 102
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.069% 0.10% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.94% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £475 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £401 £405
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -1.17%
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
223 213 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.43% 10.81% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 161
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +44.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £20.75 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £45.05 £18.89
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 10 (100.00%) Unix
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Firmware
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Extranet
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) SSL
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Law
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (10.00%) Data Centre

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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Extranet
2 6 (60.00%) HTTP
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
2 6 (60.00%) Intranet
2 6 (60.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) IP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5