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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
England / Yorkshire
Rank 122 137 95
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -42
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 5 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.046% 0.18% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 1.31% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 31
Median daily rate £475 £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.60%
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £405 £401
% change year-on-year
+0.98% +1.12%
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
333 382 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.18% 13.46% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 237 256
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.99 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £21.25 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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 24 February 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 +19 1 £475 -5.00%
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) Extranet
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Intranet
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) IP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5