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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 74 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.23% 0.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-14.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
141 101 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.49% 19.69% 23.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 31 71
Average daily rate £345 £280 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -25.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £170 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 7
Average hourly rate £16.20 £40.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.50% +122.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £40.00 £20.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) WAP
4 1 (25.00%) NFS
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) SOAP
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) LDAP
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) WAP
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
1 1 (25.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (50.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
1 1 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Sophos
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) Infoblox
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
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