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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 108 110 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 7 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.34% 0.29% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.79% 2.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £443 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+21.17% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
251 289 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.30% 14.14% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 184 109
Median daily rate £400 £283 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.59% -13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £123 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £415 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 3
Median hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
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 2 May 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 +8 4 £443 -
Leeds - 1 - -
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 6 (60.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) Firmware
5 5 (50.00%) Intranet
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Extranet
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (20.00%) CA
7 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
8 1 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (10.00%) Service Management
8 1 (10.00%) RACF
8 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
8 1 (10.00%) zSecure
8 1 (10.00%) ACF2
8 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (10.00%) Network Security
8 1 (10.00%) Migration

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%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 8 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) Extranet
5 5 (50.00%) HTTP
5 5 (50.00%) Internet
5 5 (50.00%) Intranet
5 5 (50.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (10.00%) ACF2
2 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) IBM