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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.041% 0.37% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 3.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£401 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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
279 261 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 11.43% 11.99% 13.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 149 165
Average daily rate £305 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 33
Average hourly rate £12.62 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.96% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.38 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.54 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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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
North Yorkshire -9 1 £401 +3.35%
West Yorkshire - - - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP.

1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 12 (100.00%) CCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 12 (100.00%) Imperva
1 12 (100.00%) F5
1 12 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 12 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 12 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
2 8 (66.67%) HP
2 8 (66.67%) C

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing BIG-IP 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 BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 12 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 12 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 12 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 12 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 12 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 12 (100.00%) Fat Client
2 8 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 4 (33.33%) Line Management
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 12 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 12 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 12 (100.00%) Imperva
1 12 (100.00%) F5
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) HP