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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / Yorkshire
Rank 124 129 108
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 6 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.21% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 1.63% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 20
Median daily rate £475 £428 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.74%
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £401 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
342 368 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.60% 13.11% 15.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 231 262
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £213 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 11
Median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.00 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £21.50 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +12 1 £475 -7.54%
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (50.00%) Firmware
3 4 (50.00%) Intranet
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Extranet
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) SSL
3 4 (50.00%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (12.50%) Law

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 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) Extranet
2 4 (50.00%) HTTP
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (50.00%) Intranet
2 4 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) IP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5