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 3 months to 26 June 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)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 113 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +8  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 6 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.42% 0.35% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.97% 2.68% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £443 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £356 £400
% change year-on-year +43.15% -10.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

F5 BIG-IP LTM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 202 261 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 14.18% 12.90% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 163 162
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £533 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.32 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.86% -56.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.49 £15.50 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Leeds +26 6 - - 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) F5
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 10 (90.91%) FortiGate
2 10 (90.91%) Fortinet
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) Data Centre
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) CCNP
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (90.91%) MS Visio
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
3 7 (63.64%) BMC
3 7 (63.64%) Motorola
3 7 (63.64%) WLAN
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) OPNET
3 7 (63.64%) Migration
3 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
3 7 (63.64%) IOS XR
3 7 (63.64%) DataPower
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (63.64%) Splunk
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco CUCM

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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (90.91%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) BGP
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) EIGRP
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (63.64%) DMVPN
3 7 (63.64%) IOS XR
3 7 (63.64%) WLAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (63.64%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Migration
2 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) TDD
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CCNP
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) FortiGate
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (63.64%) HP UCMDB
2 7 (63.64%) OPNET
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) Fortinet
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) BMC
3 7 (63.64%) HP
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
3 7 (63.64%) Motorola
3 7 (63.64%) Splunk
3 7 (63.64%) TippingPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Aruba
4 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint