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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
161 165 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.62% 10.94% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 64 84
Average daily rate £325 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £110 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.94 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £160.00 £36.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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