The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 33 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 1.27% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £381 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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 Cardiff region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
42 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.21% 12.29% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 15
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +27.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.97 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +5.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff