The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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 Networks BIG-IP
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 139 134
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.050% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 1.49% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £438 £443 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.12% +3.02%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £459 £320
% change year-on-year -1.90% +43.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 - £35.00

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

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 300 403 413
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.91% 14.53% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 253 252
Median daily rate £375 £425 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +41.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £284 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 22
Median hourly rate £22.00 £15.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.60% -48.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.27 £26.30 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BIG-IP in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +13 1 £438 -1.12%
BIG-IP
England

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

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) F5

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Extranet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5