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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - 2.06% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £350 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
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
52 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.76% 10.29% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 13 18
Average daily rate £375 £400 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £435 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.97 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +8.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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