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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 120 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £285 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.18% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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
485 314 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 22.29% 19.90% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 171 106
Average daily rate £348 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 21 58
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £15.65 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 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
Southampton - - - -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) X.400
2 3 (42.86%) X.500
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
3 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) SecurID
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) Wireless
2 3 (42.86%) X.400
2 3 (42.86%) X.500
2 3 (42.86%) SMTP
2 3 (42.86%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) IPv6
4 1 (14.29%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
4 1 (14.29%) LAN
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Technician
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) PKI
2 2 (28.57%) SecurID
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) DV Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) CCNA
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCVP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) F5
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Websense
3 2 (28.57%) Clearswift
4 1 (14.29%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat