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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 95 89
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.92% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £407 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +16.59%
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
189 156 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.91% 9.81% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 81 98
Median daily rate £375 £325 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £235 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £566 £407 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 26
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £13.00 £9.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -4.33%

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 29 August 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