The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £381 £360
% change year-on-year
-13.44% +5.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -
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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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 15 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.22% 7.46% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate £500 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.98% -14.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands