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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £381 £383
% change year-on-year
-13.44% -0.32%
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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South Wales

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
41 48 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.79% 16.61% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 28 11
Average daily rate £375 £370 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% -7.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £135 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -79.23%
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 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