The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 58 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.66% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.05% - 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £445 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £426 £330
% change year-on-year
+11.43% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
BIG-IP
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 22.28% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 64
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £33.18 £36.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Welwyn - 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £475 -
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 17 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (94.12%) F5
3 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 15 (88.24%) DNS
4 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
5 11 (64.71%) MPLS
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco
6 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (41.18%) Finance
8 6 (35.29%) Banking
9 5 (29.41%) Law
10 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
11 2 (11.76%) Firewall
11 2 (11.76%) Retail
11 2 (11.76%) ATM
12 1 (5.88%) LAN
12 1 (5.88%) WAN
12 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
12 1 (5.88%) Java
12 1 (5.88%) Perl
12 1 (5.88%) Linux
12 1 (5.88%) Apache
12 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
12 1 (5.88%) Python
12 1 (5.88%) CCIE
12 1 (5.88%) CCNP
12 1 (5.88%) CCNA
12 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Apache
1 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
2 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (64.71%) MPLS
4 10 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) ATM
5 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) FirePass
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Law
4 2 (11.76%) Retail
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
2 2 (11.76%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) IP Network Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Change Control
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) DevOps
2 1 (5.88%) High Availability
2 1 (5.88%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) AWK
1 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.88%) Java
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) Python
1 1 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCIE
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
1 1 (5.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) F5
2 12 (70.59%) CheckPoint
3 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 10 (58.82%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper