Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 175 189
Rank change year-on-year -7 +14 +28
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 7 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.091% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.08% 0.66% 1.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Yorkshire median daily rate £398 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% -5.26% +7.34%
10th Percentile £350 £432 £463
90th Percentile £457 £450 £488
England median daily rate £450 £450 £475
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 651 603 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.39% 13.70% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 375 434
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £281 £166 £213
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £401
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.37% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 39
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.65 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.44% -13.82% +30.77%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.70 £12.40
90th Percentile £25.00 £39.48 £36.75
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £22.50
% change year-on-year +1.60% -16.89% +2.27%

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 16 January 2019. 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
West Yorkshire +1 6 £452 +0.44%
South Yorkshire -9 1 £350 -19.54%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
4 4 (57.14%) Private Cloud
4 4 (57.14%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (42.86%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SSL
6 2 (28.57%) Firmware
6 2 (28.57%) Intranet
6 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 2 (28.57%) Extranet
6 2 (28.57%) Unix
6 2 (28.57%) HTTP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (14.29%) API Development
7 1 (14.29%) API Testing
7 1 (14.29%) REST
7 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
7 1 (14.29%) Ansible

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 (14.29%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Firepower
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) Extranet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) GitLab
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Private Cloud
2 2 (28.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Decision-Making
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (14.29%) API Development
3 1 (14.29%) API Testing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco