The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 65 - 69
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.34% - 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £350 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
123 62 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 11.76% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 22 40
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.81% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
BIG-IP
Buckinghamshire

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago