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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 68 60
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.81% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
150 123 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.50% 15.26% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 38 49
Average daily rate £398 £340 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.91% +8.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £133 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.84 £31.56 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.63% +57.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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