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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 109 123 143
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.66% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.93% 1.85% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £463 £488 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £424
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
382 379 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 16.93% 14.62% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 196 294
Median daily rate £375 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £250 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 38
Median hourly rate £29.61 £30.00 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 4 December 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
Hertfordshire +8 15 £463 -5.12%
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 21 (95.45%) F5
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (68.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (63.64%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) MPLS
6 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
7 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (36.36%) Banking
9 6 (27.27%) Firewall
9 6 (27.27%) VMware
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
9 6 (27.27%) Sun
9 6 (27.27%) Java
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) ITIL
9 6 (27.27%) Unix
9 6 (27.27%) Windows
9 6 (27.27%) AIX
9 6 (27.27%) Solaris
9 6 (27.27%) Linux
9 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
10 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
10 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
10 5 (22.73%) JSP

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 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.09%) iPlanet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 15 (68.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (63.64%) DNS
3 11 (50.00%) MPLS
4 9 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (13.64%) Network Security
7 2 (9.09%) ATM
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.55%) FirePass
8 1 (4.55%) LAN
8 1 (4.55%) SAN
8 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 5 (22.73%) Law
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Check Point Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) JSP
2 2 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) AIX
1 6 (27.27%) Linux
1 6 (27.27%) Solaris
1 6 (27.27%) Unix
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
1 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (27.27%) Six Sigma
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL V3
2 5 (22.73%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL V2
3 1 (4.55%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.09%) CCIE
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) F5
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 10 (45.45%) Blue Coat
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 6 (27.27%) Sun
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (9.09%) BEA
7 1 (4.55%) Juniper