The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
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 £401 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
143 123 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.10% 15.34% 20.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 54 58
Average daily rate £350 £337 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.78% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £166 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £635 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 20
Average hourly rate £18.00 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.95% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £14.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -11.11%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire