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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 37 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.35% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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
43 53 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.88% 13.62% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 31
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £212 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

BIG-IP
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) HSRP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TACACS
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5