The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - - 71
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
BIG-IP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
211 213 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.63% 22.37% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 113 92
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 4
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.05 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £45.31 £159.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the Reading region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Reading

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 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 Reading region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) FWSM
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) RIP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VRRP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IP Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 1 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5