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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 75 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.10% 0.83% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 7.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £330 £381
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -13.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- +38.88%
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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
184 88 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.79% 10.48% 11.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 37 41
Average daily rate £375 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £44.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £12.00 £21.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.50 £44.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) FWSM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) DWDM
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DWDM
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) TACACS
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) WAAS
1 1 (50.00%) FWSM
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat