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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 95 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.064% 0.31% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.53% 2.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.57% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
189 208 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.14% 12.75% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 115 60
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £232 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 26
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £50.00 £25.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +44.44%

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire 0 1 £500 - 1
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (50.00%) IPsec
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Multicast
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Management
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) OVSD
1 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (50.00%) VMware