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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.41% 1.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.85% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £288 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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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
10 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.17% 10.57% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 21
Average daily rate £185 £400 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.75% -7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £615
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £34.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -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