Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 24 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 Networks BIG-IP
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 166 177
Rank change year-on-year +8 +11 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.066% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% 2.75% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £475 £429
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +10.85% -
10th Percentile £433 £410 £414
90th Percentile £449 £488 £444
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £475 £428
% change year-on-year -8.42% +11.11% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

BIG-IP 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 387 472 567
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 12.76% 13.19% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 276 344
West Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +13.64%
10th Percentile £186 £228 £250
90th Percentile £543 £551 £539
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £356
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +8.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £15.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% -12.08% -16.13%
10th Percentile £10.09 £10.20 £10.50
90th Percentile £24.75 £22.18 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -15.76%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Halifax +9 2 £444 -6.58%
BIG-IP
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Extranet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HTTP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intranet
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Collaborative Working
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco