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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 19 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 15.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £385 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.25% +16.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00
BIG-IP
England

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
16 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.21% 13.61% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £320 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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