The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 45
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - - 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £500
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 Canary Wharf region.

Communications & Networking Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 25.00% 15.96% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 15
Average daily rate £180 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £650 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

BIG-IP
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (100.00%) InfiniBand

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Exadata
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nortel
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) Nokia
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat