The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 111 110 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 12 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.35% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 2.48% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate £443 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
253 282 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.35% 14.01% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 181 110
Average daily rate £400 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -12.30%
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 average daily rate £364 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 3
Average hourly rate £12.30 £17.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.71% +52.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
- +44.57%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the West Yorkshire region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the West Yorkshire region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax +7 5 £443 -
Leeds -6 3 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 18 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (72.22%) Firewall
3 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
4 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
5 9 (50.00%) DNS
6 8 (44.44%) Internet
7 7 (38.89%) Unix
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) HTTP
8 6 (33.33%) Extranet
8 6 (33.33%) SSL
8 6 (33.33%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Intranet
9 5 (27.78%) Firmware
10 3 (16.67%) Linux
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (16.67%) Network Security
10 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
11 2 (11.11%) Akamai
11 2 (11.11%) IBM
11 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
11 2 (11.11%) CA
11 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (5.56%) Service Management
12 1 (5.56%) OPNET

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 6 (33.33%) Extranet
7 6 (33.33%) HTTP
7 6 (33.33%) Intranet
7 6 (33.33%) SSL
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (16.67%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) BGP
9 1 (5.56%) DMZ
9 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.56%) OSPF
9 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 6 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Unix
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) CCDP
1 1 (5.56%) CCNP
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Firmware
2 1 (5.56%) ACF2
2 1 (5.56%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (5.56%) OPNET
1 1 (5.56%) zSecure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 2 (11.11%) Akamai
3 2 (11.11%) CA
3 2 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.11%) IBM
3 2 (11.11%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Motorola
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) TippingPoint