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 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 131 138 114
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -24
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 9 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.32% 0.41% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.30% 2.75% 5.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 18
Median daily rate £443 £345 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.26% -13.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.57% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
392 437 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 13.85% 14.83% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 274 161
Median daily rate £400 £300 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £123 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.75 £13.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.33% +40.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £117.50 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 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 - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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 16 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 11 (68.75%) Firewall
5 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
6 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (50.00%) DNS
7 8 (50.00%) Unix
8 7 (43.75%) SSL
8 7 (43.75%) HTTP
8 7 (43.75%) Intranet
8 7 (43.75%) Internet
8 7 (43.75%) Extranet
8 7 (43.75%) Firmware
9 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
10 4 (25.00%) Juniper
11 3 (18.75%) MPLS
11 3 (18.75%) OSPF
11 3 (18.75%) BGP
11 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
11 3 (18.75%) Finance
12 2 (12.50%) VLAN
12 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
12 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
12 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (12.50%) CA
12 2 (12.50%) Citrix
12 2 (12.50%) RIP

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 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (68.75%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) DNS
5 7 (43.75%) Extranet
5 7 (43.75%) HTTP
5 7 (43.75%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) Intranet
5 7 (43.75%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) EIGRP
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
6 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
7 2 (12.50%) RIP
7 2 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Network Design Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (6.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Process Management
2 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Firmware
2 1 (6.25%) ACF2
2 1 (6.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
1 1 (6.25%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
4 4 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
6 1 (6.25%) IBM