The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 69
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
157 91 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.65% 12.02% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 35 63
Average daily rate £335 £278 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.72% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £188 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 15 45
Average hourly rate £27.50 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £12.60 £12.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.88 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire