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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 30
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff - - 1.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £355
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £10.00
BIG-IP
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
69 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.51% 14.86% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 34 18
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% +26.19%

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