The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+40.57% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
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 Middlesex region.

Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 16.67% 11.56% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 15
Median daily rate £450 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+143.24% -47.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £175 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £446 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex