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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 141 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 5 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.16% - 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% - 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£429 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £330 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +38.88%
BIG-IP
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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
484 271 296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.39% 11.31% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 151 172
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 22 13
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.94 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.09% -52.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £10.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 3 September 2015. 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
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West Yorkshire - 5 £429 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) F5
2 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (62.50%) DNS
4 9 (56.25%) Internet
4 9 (56.25%) Firewall
5 6 (37.50%) Intranet
5 6 (37.50%) Extranet
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) Windows
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) SUSE
7 4 (25.00%) Replication
7 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 4 (25.00%) zOS
7 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) Solaris
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Python
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (25.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) TCP/IP
2 10 (62.50%) DNS
3 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 9 (56.25%) Internet
4 6 (37.50%) Extranet
4 6 (37.50%) Intranet
5 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
6 3 (18.75%) DMZ
6 3 (18.75%) SSL
6 3 (18.75%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) HTTP
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) FCoE
7 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Hadoop
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Administrator
2 4 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Replication
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) UNIX
2 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) AIX
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) zOS
3 4 (25.00%) SUSE
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) vSphere
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP
4 3 (18.75%) NetApp
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Brocade
4 3 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 2 (12.50%) VMware
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat