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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 95 87 91
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.065% 0.45% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 3.54% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £500 £407 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £316 £388
% change year-on-year
+39.92% -18.38%
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
185 198 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.00% 12.68% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 117 70
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £30.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £150.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 28 June 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 -7 1 £500 +22.85%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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