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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 70 64
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.74% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
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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 Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 135 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.75% 16.77% 17.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 51 48
Average daily rate £425 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £615 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.53% -21.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £18.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £41.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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