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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 117 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.67% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £378 - £260
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
BIG-IP
South East

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
446 411 455
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.71% 19.38% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 249 240
Median daily rate £375 £388 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £288 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
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 Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Gosport - 2 £378 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) PKI
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Analytics
4 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) 802.11
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
2 3 (75.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) ProCurve