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 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 51 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 7 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% - 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -30.00%
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
129 207 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.19% 24.27% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 95 51
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +5.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £475 -
BIG-IP
East of England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 18 (100.00%) F5
1 18 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 16 (88.89%) DNS
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 14 (77.78%) MPLS
4 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 13 (72.22%) Blue Coat
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (61.11%) Finance
6 6 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (22.22%) ATM
7 4 (22.22%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
8 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (16.67%) Law
9 2 (11.11%) CCIE
9 2 (11.11%) CCNP
9 2 (11.11%) CCNA
9 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (5.56%) RHCE
10 1 (5.56%) Juniper
10 1 (5.56%) BGP
10 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
10 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
10 1 (5.56%) SSL
10 1 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (5.56%) Perl
10 1 (5.56%) Linux

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 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (88.89%) DNS
2 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (77.78%) MPLS
4 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) ATM
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.56%) FirePass
6 1 (5.56%) SSL
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Change Control
2 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.56%) DevOps
2 1 (5.56%) High Availability
2 1 (5.56%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) AWK
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCIE
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) F5
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 13 (72.22%) Blue Coat
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper