The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.064%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £428 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +29.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
BIG-IP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
219 163 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.30% 10.19% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 80 97
Median daily rate £338 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £181 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 22 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £5.00 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the East Midlands region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

BIG-IP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) OVSD
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (100.00%) ITSM
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) OVSD
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) VMware