The first table below looks at the demand for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hampshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 116 - 96
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% - 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£260 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -
Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
442 312 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 21.33% 18.01% 17.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 151 123
Average daily rate £345 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £180 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 54
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) SecurID
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) BEA
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) BEA
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat