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 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 133 127 117
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 9 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.31% 0.64% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 4.25% 4.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 13
Median daily rate £443 £401 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.48% -
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
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
388 447 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.30% 15.06% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 289 159
Median daily rate £400 £300 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £123 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 21
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.79 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +22.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £78.75 £25.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 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
West Yorkshire +2 7 £443 +28.26%
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
4 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (46.67%) DNS
7 6 (40.00%) Unix
7 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 5 (33.33%) Intranet
8 5 (33.33%) Internet
8 5 (33.33%) Extranet
8 5 (33.33%) Firmware
8 5 (33.33%) HTTP
8 5 (33.33%) SSL
9 4 (26.67%) Juniper
9 4 (26.67%) OSPF
9 4 (26.67%) BGP
10 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix
10 3 (20.00%) Finance
10 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (20.00%) MPLS
11 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (13.33%) VLAN
11 2 (13.33%) Network Security
11 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
11 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (13.33%) 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 12 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (66.67%) Firewall
3 7 (46.67%) DNS
3 7 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (33.33%) Extranet
4 5 (33.33%) HTTP
4 5 (33.33%) Internet
4 5 (33.33%) Intranet
4 5 (33.33%) SSL
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
7 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Process Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) ACF2
2 1 (6.67%) RACF
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) CA
7 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
7 1 (6.67%) HP
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Imperva
7 1 (6.67%) Infoblox
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 6 days ago