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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 116 128 134
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +6
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 14 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.94% 1.22% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Median daily rate £488 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -3.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+21.17% -0.06%
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
355 492 411
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.12% 17.88% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 244 180
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 59 33
Median hourly rate £45.00 £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.54% +32.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £29.59 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.40% +47.92%

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 3 May 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 - 14 £488 - 1
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 19 (100.00%) F5
1 19 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) MPLS
5 13 (68.42%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) ATM
8 4 (21.05%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
9 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.79%) CCNP
9 3 (15.79%) Law
10 2 (10.53%) CCNA
10 2 (10.53%) CCIE
10 2 (10.53%) Linux
11 1 (5.26%) Apache
11 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
11 1 (5.26%) Python
11 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
11 1 (5.26%) DHCP
11 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
11 1 (5.26%) C
11 1 (5.26%) Java

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 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (94.74%) DNS
2 18 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (73.68%) MPLS
5 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 5 (26.32%) ATM
7 1 (5.26%) BGP
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (5.26%) DHCP
7 1 (5.26%) DMVPN
7 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
7 1 (5.26%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) OSPF
7 1 (5.26%) SSL
7 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Specialist
1 7 (36.84%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) DevOps
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) AWK
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
2 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Imperva
3 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
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