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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 22
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.00 -
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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
17 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.60% 15.18% 16.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 8
Average daily rate £363 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -15.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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