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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 133 156 123
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -33
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 10 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 0.062% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.52% 0.40% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £475 £428 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £426 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.43% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
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
397 503 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 15.65% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 320 152
Median daily rate £388 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 25
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £12.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £26.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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 +15 10 £475 +11.11%
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) F5
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
3 13 (86.67%) Unix
4 10 (66.67%) DNS
4 10 (66.67%) SSL
4 10 (66.67%) Firmware
4 10 (66.67%) Intranet
4 10 (66.67%) Internet
4 10 (66.67%) Extranet
4 10 (66.67%) HTTP
5 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (13.33%) Law
8 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) LAN
8 2 (13.33%) VoIP
8 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) SLA
9 1 (6.67%) VPN
9 1 (6.67%) CCNA
9 1 (6.67%) CCIE

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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (66.67%) DNS
3 10 (66.67%) Extranet
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
3 10 (66.67%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) Intranet
3 10 (66.67%) SSL
4 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (13.33%) Law
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) IP Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCIE
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Juniper