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 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 118 146 149
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +3
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.032% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.52% 0.19% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £490 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.80% -
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 of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
462 519 472
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.59% 16.54% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 249 252
Median daily rate £363 £335 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 69
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -7.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 27 August 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 - 1 £455 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (61.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (61.90%) DNS
5 11 (52.38%) MPLS
6 10 (47.62%) Blue Coat
6 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (42.86%) Firewall
7 9 (42.86%) Finance
8 7 (33.33%) Java
8 7 (33.33%) Linux
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle
9 6 (28.57%) ITIL
9 6 (28.57%) Unix
9 6 (28.57%) Windows
9 6 (28.57%) AIX
9 6 (28.57%) Solaris
9 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 6 (28.57%) Sun
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) Six Sigma
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (23.81%) JSP 440
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
10 5 (23.81%) Project Management

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 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 2 (9.52%) iPlanet
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (61.90%) DNS
2 13 (61.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (52.38%) MPLS
4 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (42.86%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) ATM
7 1 (4.76%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.76%) FirePass
7 1 (4.76%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) SSL
7 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Administrator
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) JSP
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 6 (28.57%) AIX
2 6 (28.57%) Solaris
2 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
1 6 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (28.57%) Six Sigma
2 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
2 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.76%) DevOps
5 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V2
5 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) AWK
2 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
2 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) Blue Coat
3 10 (47.62%) CheckPoint
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 6 (28.57%) Sun
4 6 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) BEA
6 1 (4.76%) Juniper