The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 529 502 536
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 92 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 1.28% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 63 39
Median daily rate £475 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.67% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £315 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £450
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7703 7655 6793
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 15.11% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4750 4228 3640
Median daily rate £390 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £333
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +3.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 415 380
Median hourly rate £26.00 £27.32 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.81% +36.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
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 England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 England

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in England

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram in England

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in England

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London -35 27 £450 +24.13% 1
East of England +12 14 £488 +25.80% 2
West Midlands -7 11 £380 -15.55%
South East -8 10 £500 +26.58% 2
Yorkshire -6 9 £443 +10.48%
South West +5 8 £500 +60.00%
North West 0 6 £325 +18.18%
North East - 6 £500 - 1
East Midlands +6 1 £500 -
BIG-IP
UK

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 145 (94.16%) F5
2 109 (70.78%) Cisco
3 96 (62.34%) Firewall
4 88 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 63 (40.91%) DNS
6 62 (40.26%) CheckPoint
7 59 (38.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 50 (32.47%) Load Balancing
9 49 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (30.52%) WAN
11 44 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
12 43 (27.92%) TCP/IP
13 42 (27.27%) CCNP
14 40 (25.97%) LAN
15 36 (23.38%) BGP
16 32 (20.78%) Unix
17 31 (20.13%) VPN
17 31 (20.13%) Blue Coat
17 31 (20.13%) Network Security
18 30 (19.48%) OSPF
19 29 (18.83%) SSL
19 29 (18.83%) Finance
20 28 (18.18%) Data Centre
21 27 (17.53%) HTTP
21 27 (17.53%) Linux
21 27 (17.53%) MPLS
22 25 (16.23%) Juniper
23 24 (15.58%) DHCP
24 21 (13.64%) Windows
25 20 (12.99%) ITIL

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in 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 10 (6.49%) WebLogic
2 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
3 6 (3.90%) iPlanet
4 4 (2.60%) Apache
4 4 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.60%) JBoss
4 4 (2.60%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.95%) MQSeries
5 3 (1.95%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (1.30%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.30%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (1.30%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.95%) IaaS
3 3 (1.95%) Office 365
3 3 (1.95%) PaaS
4 2 (1.30%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.65%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 96 (62.34%) Firewall
2 88 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 63 (40.91%) DNS
4 59 (38.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 49 (31.82%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (30.52%) WAN
7 43 (27.92%) TCP/IP
8 40 (25.97%) LAN
9 36 (23.38%) BGP
10 31 (20.13%) Network Security
10 31 (20.13%) VPN
11 30 (19.48%) OSPF
12 29 (18.83%) SSL
13 27 (17.53%) HTTP
13 27 (17.53%) MPLS
14 24 (15.58%) DHCP
15 19 (12.34%) EIGRP
15 19 (12.34%) VoIP
16 18 (11.69%) HTTPS
17 17 (11.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.49%) Oracle Database
2 4 (2.60%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (2.60%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.95%) DB2
3 3 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.65%) git-flow
3 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.65%) JIRA
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.90%) Banking
4 5 (3.25%) Law
5 4 (2.60%) Games
5 4 (2.60%) Retail
6 2 (1.30%) Back Office
6 2 (1.30%) Billing
6 2 (1.30%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Electronics
7 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.65%) Legal
7 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (35.06%) Network Engineer
2 16 (10.39%) Administrator
3 14 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (8.44%) Network Specialist
4 13 (8.44%) Security Engineer
5 10 (6.49%) Architect
5 10 (6.49%) Consultant
6 9 (5.84%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (5.19%) Cisco Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (5.19%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (4.55%) IP Network Engineer
8 7 (4.55%) WAN Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Analyst
9 6 (3.90%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) IP Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 5 (3.25%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) REST
1 9 (5.84%) SOAP
2 6 (3.90%) JSP
3 5 (3.25%) J2EE
4 4 (2.60%) Middleware
4 4 (2.60%) OAuth
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (1.95%) SAML
5 3 (1.95%) Web Services
6 2 (1.30%) CSS
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 2 (1.30%) RSS
7 1 (0.65%) .NET
7 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.65%) MAPI
7 1 (0.65%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.84%) Algorithms
3 8 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.60%) Clustering
6 4 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.60%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.95%) BYOD
7 3 (1.95%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.30%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.30%) HP Storage
8 2 (1.30%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (1.30%) iPhone
8 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.65%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.78%) Unix
2 27 (17.53%) Linux
3 21 (13.64%) Windows
4 15 (9.74%) Solaris
5 7 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) AIX
7 5 (3.25%) Android
8 4 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.60%) VMS
8 4 (2.60%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.95%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (32.47%) Load Balancing
2 20 (12.99%) ITIL
3 17 (11.04%) High Availability
4 14 (9.09%) Performance Management
5 13 (8.44%) Migration
6 12 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (6.49%) ITIL V3
8 9 (5.84%) Network Design
8 9 (5.84%) Project Management
8 9 (5.84%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 7 (4.55%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (4.55%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.90%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.90%) Six Sigma
11 5 (3.25%) BCP
11 5 (3.25%) Business Continuity
11 5 (3.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 5 (3.25%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.49%) Java
2 9 (5.84%) Tcl
3 7 (4.55%) Python
4 6 (3.90%) Perl
5 3 (1.95%) C
6 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.65%) AWK
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (27.27%) CCNP
3 17 (11.04%) CCIE
4 14 (9.09%) CCSE
5 13 (8.44%) CCSA
6 10 (6.49%) Degree
7 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
7 8 (5.19%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.25%) CCNA
8 5 (3.25%) CISSP
9 2 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.65%) CCDP
10 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.65%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.65%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.65%) OSCP
10 1 (0.65%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.44%) SLA
2 6 (3.90%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (11.04%) Active Directory
3 13 (8.44%) Firmware
4 7 (4.55%) ProxySG
5 5 (3.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.65%) ACF2
7 1 (0.65%) Docker
7 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.65%) NFS
7 1 (0.65%) RACF
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) FortiGate
2 8 (5.19%) Nagios
3 7 (4.55%) Puppet
4 6 (3.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (2.60%) BladeLogic
5 4 (2.60%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (2.60%) Control-M
5 4 (2.60%) MIMEsweeper
5 4 (2.60%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (2.60%) Oracle Identity Management
5 4 (2.60%) SCCM
6 3 (1.95%) OpenView
6 3 (1.95%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (1.95%) Windows Intune
7 2 (1.30%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.30%) Cacti
7 2 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 145 (94.16%) F5
2 109 (70.78%) Cisco
3 62 (40.26%) CheckPoint
4 31 (20.13%) Blue Coat
5 25 (16.23%) Juniper
6 19 (12.34%) VMware
7 13 (8.44%) Oracle
8 12 (7.79%) Fortinet
8 12 (7.79%) Red Hat
9 11 (7.14%) HP
10 10 (6.49%) BEA
10 10 (6.49%) Nokia
11 9 (5.84%) Citrix
12 8 (5.19%) Microsoft
13 6 (3.90%) CA
13 6 (3.90%) Sun
13 6 (3.90%) Symantec
14 4 (2.60%) Apple
14 4 (2.60%) BMC
14 4 (2.60%) Intel Security
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