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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.48% - 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.14% - 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £338
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 - £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £405 £401
% change year-on-year
+0.98% +1.12%
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
140 108 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.36% 15.04% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 38 59
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £534 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £8.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +75.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +13.20%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) ITSM
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Unix

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) IPsec
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) WAAS
2 1 (25.00%) X.509
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Communications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (50.00%) ITSM
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) DNA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) MCP
1 2 (50.00%) MCSE
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) CCA
2 1 (25.00%) CCAA
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) AppDNA
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Tufin