The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 119 - 145
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 11 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.45% - 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £426 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.43% +29.16%
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
459 441 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.65% 15.58% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 193 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £51.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the East of England region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the East of England region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £445 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 of England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 17 (73.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) DNS
3 15 (65.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 11 (47.83%) MPLS
6 10 (43.48%) Blue Coat
6 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (34.78%) Firewall
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
8 7 (30.43%) Java
8 7 (30.43%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) ITIL
9 6 (26.09%) Unix
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) AIX
9 6 (26.09%) Solaris
9 6 (26.09%) Sun
9 6 (26.09%) Banking
9 6 (26.09%) VMware
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
9 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
10 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
10 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) iPlanet
3 1 (4.35%) Apache
3 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (65.22%) DNS
2 15 (65.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (47.83%) MPLS
4 10 (43.48%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 2 (8.70%) ATM
7 1 (4.35%) BGP
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) FirePass
7 1 (4.35%) LAN
7 1 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (4.35%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) SSL
7 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Law
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
2 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (4.35%) Administrator
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) IP Network Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) JSP
2 2 (8.70%) J2EE
3 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) AIX
2 6 (26.09%) Solaris
2 6 (26.09%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (26.09%) Six Sigma
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL V3
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
4 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.35%) High Availability
4 1 (4.35%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) QMS
4 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) AWK
2 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.35%) Perl
2 1 (4.35%) Python
2 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (13.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 12 (52.17%) CheckPoint
4 10 (43.48%) Blue Coat
5 6 (26.09%) Oracle
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (26.09%) Sun
5 6 (26.09%) VMware
6 2 (8.70%) BEA
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper