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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 116 144 143
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.032% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 0.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Median daily rate £490 £313 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.80% -19.35%
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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
451 572 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.69% 18.36% 14.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 310 237
Median daily rate £375 £315 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £459 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 53
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £52.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 - 6 £475 -
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
BIG-IP
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 24 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 18 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (66.67%) DNS
5 14 (58.33%) MPLS
6 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
6 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
6 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 7 (29.17%) Java
9 7 (29.17%) Linux
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle
10 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) Windows
10 6 (25.00%) AIX
10 6 (25.00%) Solaris
10 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 6 (25.00%) Sun
10 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
10 6 (25.00%) Banking
10 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (20.83%) JSP 440
11 5 (20.83%) 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 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) iPlanet
3 1 (4.17%) Apache
3 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (66.67%) DNS
2 16 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (58.33%) MPLS
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (41.67%) Firewall
6 4 (16.67%) ATM
7 1 (4.17%) BGP
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) FirePass
7 1 (4.17%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) SSL
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) JSP
2 2 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (4.17%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) AIX
2 6 (25.00%) Solaris
2 6 (25.00%) Unix
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) ITIL
1 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 6 (25.00%) Six Sigma
2 5 (20.83%) ITIL V3
2 5 (20.83%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) DevOps
4 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) High Availability
4 1 (4.17%) Human Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V2
4 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) QMS
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) AWK
2 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (4.17%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) CCIE
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.17%) ISO 8583
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
3 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
4 6 (25.00%) Oracle
4 6 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (25.00%) Sun
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) BEA
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper