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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 47 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 15 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 0.92% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.95% 4.58% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Median daily rate £463 £488 £510
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
137 131 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.71% 20.18% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 55 57
Median daily rate £450 £388 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £221 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 11
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.77 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 7 December 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 - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City -10 4 £450 -9.09%
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
1 15 (93.75%) F5
1 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 11 (68.75%) MPLS
5 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (50.00%) Banking
8 5 (31.25%) Law
8 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
9 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 2 (12.50%) Finance
10 2 (12.50%) ATM
10 2 (12.50%) CCIE
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (6.25%) Juniper
11 1 (6.25%) LAN
11 1 (6.25%) WAN
11 1 (6.25%) BGP
11 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (6.25%) FirePass

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:

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 15 (93.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (87.50%) DNS
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Network Security
6 2 (12.50%) ATM
7 1 (6.25%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) FirePass
7 1 (6.25%) LAN
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Check Point Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCIE
1 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper