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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 134 111
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 8 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire - 0.28% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.17% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 20
Median daily rate - £475 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.60%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £459 £401
% change year-on-year -10.73% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 316 369 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 14.88% 12.99% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 208 276
Median daily rate £425 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £192 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 34 23
Median hourly rate £17.39 £18.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.38% +7.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £40.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +23.33%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BIG-IP in Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (50.00%) Intranet
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Extranet
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Banking

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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) Extranet
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) Intranet
2 2 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) IP Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5