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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 87 91
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.44% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.89% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £407 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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
205 180 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.91% 11.37% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 87
Median daily rate £425 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £237 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £13.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +28.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 28 July 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