The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 115 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire - 0.19% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +51.51%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
401 454 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 18.91% 21.93% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 240 154
Average daily rate £388 £345 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.31% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £195 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 43
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
5 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Ethernet
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) iSCSI
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Build Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) McAfee
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco