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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 57 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% - 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Median daily rate £463 - £311
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 - £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £401 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.12% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
150 103 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.00% 14.95% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 34 53
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £328 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £544 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.10 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+148.34% -35.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CCAA
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) AppDNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) X.509
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DNA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCA
1 1 (50.00%) CCAA
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Clearswift
2 1 (50.00%) Forcepoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Tufin
2 1 (50.00%) VMware