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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 120 107 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£260 £260 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £381 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -
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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
501 295 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 23.96% 16.18% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 162 129
Average daily rate £338 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 45
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -27.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.47 £15.50 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 29 August 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 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) CCNA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (60.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) SecurID
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) CCVP
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) Java

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
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%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) 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%) 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