Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 154 179
Rank change year-on-year +9 +25 -36
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 9 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.48% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 3.64% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
West Yorkshire median daily rate £365 £406 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.15% -4.69% +42.08%
10th Percentile £352 £350 £378
90th Percentile £435 £430 £443
Yorkshire median daily rate £423 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +0.60% -1.18% +6.12%
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 393 467 574
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.02% 13.10% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 275 347
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +14.59%
10th Percentile £199 £231 £249
90th Percentile £543 £555 £538
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 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 £25.45 £22.58 £47.50
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.43 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +3.04% +7.69% -15.76%

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 20 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
Leeds +4 5 £350 -13.85% 2
Wakefield - 2 - -
Halifax +14 1 £450 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) F5
1 9 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
3 7 (77.78%) FortiGate
4 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Migration
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) Banking
7 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
7 1 (11.11%) CCSE
7 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
7 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
7 1 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Extranet
7 1 (11.11%) OSPF

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 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (77.78%) BGP
3 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
6 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) Extranet
6 1 (11.11%) HTTP
6 1 (11.11%) Internet
6 1 (11.11%) Intranet
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) OSPF
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
1 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (77.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint