Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 18 October 2018 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 147 165
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 6 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.17% 0.34% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.50% 2.49% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 9
West Yorkshire median daily rate £455 £358 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.13% -14.88% -1.47%
10th Percentile £452 £351 £350
90th Percentile £457 £370 £463
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £410 £423
% change year-on-year +3.05% -2.96% -0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 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 400 402 470
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 11.65% 13.74% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 217 276
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £584 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £411 £400
% change year-on-year +0.91% +2.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 23 19
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.51 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.23% +5.19% -13.89%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.40 £10.20
90th Percentile £25.23 £28.30 £21.78
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.96
% change year-on-year +17.29% +1.74% +7.37%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in West Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in West Yorkshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 F5 BIG-IP LTM within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Leeds -7 5 - - 3
Halifax - 1 £455 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
4 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
5 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
6 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (16.67%) tcpdump

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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:

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (66.67%) BGP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
6 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (16.67%) Extranet
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) Internet
6 1 (16.67%) Intranet
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) TACACS
6 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infoblox Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (16.67%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Runbook
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (16.67%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 1 (16.67%) Mercator
4 1 (16.67%) VMware