Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 135 158
Rank change year-on-year -1 +23 -39
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.22% 0.57% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.96% 3.96% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Leeds median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% -4.41% +41.67%
West Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £406 £426
% change year-on-year -10.15% -4.69% +42.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 255 379 424
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 11.24% 14.48% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 224 286
Leeds median daily rate £425 £401 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.92% +6.29% +11.85%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £263
90th Percentile £556 £550 £540
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +13.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 10
Leeds median hourly rate £20.50 £13.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.85% -36.47% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.20 £11.10
90th Percentile £31.70 £21.93 £53.55
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
% change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Leeds

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 Leeds region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (40.00%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft