The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 59 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.86% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% - 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
-14.83% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
91 99 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.15% 13.34% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 37 33
Average daily rate £330 £394 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.19% +14.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £238 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £30.10 £19.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.81% +52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.37 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £44.99 £24.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) NFS
3 1 (12.50%) SLA
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Linux

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
1 1 (12.50%) CentOS
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
1 1 (12.50%) NFS
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) NetApp