The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 123 145 118
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -27
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.16% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 1.17% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 9
Median daily rate £475 £410 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.85% +2.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BIG-IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
366 429 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.24% 13.92% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 271 235
Median daily rate £400 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 23
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £32.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
West Yorkshire +23 4 £475 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
3 8 (57.14%) Intranet
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 8 (57.14%) Extranet
3 8 (57.14%) Firmware
3 8 (57.14%) HTTP
4 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
6 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) Law
8 1 (7.14%) IVR
8 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
8 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (7.14%) CCNP
8 1 (7.14%) CCNA
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) DNS
3 8 (57.14%) Extranet
3 8 (57.14%) HTTP
3 8 (57.14%) Internet
3 8 (57.14%) Intranet
3 8 (57.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) IP Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 1 (7.14%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNA
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) F5
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint