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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 32 29
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.38% 1.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.04% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.09% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
24 49 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.17% 18.56% 17.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 20
Average daily rate £400 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +133.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.94 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% +7.14%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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