The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Middlesex region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 26 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.45% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
+51.51% -
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 46 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.31% 19.66% 15.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 11
Average daily rate £363 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £285 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £31.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.44% -2.00%
BIG-IP
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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

BIG-IP
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) Network Support
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5