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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 22 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - 2.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 19.05% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.51% -6.73%
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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.14% 12.07% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 13
Average daily rate £363 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +5.26%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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