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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 59 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.17% - 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.00% - 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £500 - £311
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £424
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BIG-IP
Buckinghamshire

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
100 191 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.61% 20.38% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 70 49
Median daily rate £450 £425 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £258 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) DNA
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) X.509
1 1 (100.00%) Forcepoint
1 1 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) IPsec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering

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