Period
to 23 October 2018

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 6 months to 23 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 Networks BIG-IP
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 186 196
Rank change year-on-year -7 +10 +16
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.081% 0.093% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.61% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £435 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.54% -8.42% +10.85%
10th Percentile £331 £412 £410
90th Percentile £414 £443 £488
England median daily rate £455 £410 £475
% change year-on-year +10.98% -13.68% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £20.00

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 623 652 783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.64% 15.21% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 375 469
Yorkshire median daily rate £419 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £223 £199 £225
90th Percentile £550 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 41
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £13.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% +2.05% +7.04%
10th Percentile £12.30 £10.26 £11.00
90th Percentile £27.00 £33.24 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.69 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +5.31% -16.89% +12.50%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 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
North Yorkshire - 2 £338 -
South Yorkshire 0 1 £350 -19.54%
West Yorkshire -16 1 £455 +3.89%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (25.00%) Ansible
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) GitLab
4 1 (25.00%) API Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Extranet
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IP Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) API Development
2 1 (25.00%) API Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds