Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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 Networks BIG-IP
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 181 195 206
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -29
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.11% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 1.58% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £475 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.42% +11.11% +6.74%
10th Percentile £414 £410 £403
90th Percentile £448 £488 £444
England median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +11.84%
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 656 822 907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.02% 15.01% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 493 560
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.31% +8.62%
10th Percentile £171 £225 £205
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 43 74
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% +7.69% -15.07%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.05 £10.29
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.75 £44.25
England median hourly rate £18.70 £22.84 £20.50
% change year-on-year -18.11% +11.39% +2.50%

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
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 18 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
South Yorkshire - 3 £435 -
West Yorkshire +7 2 £444 -6.58% 1
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Motorola
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Debian
3 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Firmware
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Extranet
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Debian
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Motorola