The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 42 15 23
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +8
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 13 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.76% 5.65% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.53% 21.88% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £371 £311 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.27% -25.89%
UK excluding London median daily rate £459 £320 £388
% change year-on-year
+43.35% -17.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 -
BIG-IP
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 32 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.16% 25.81% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 16 11
Median daily rate £380 £313 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £150 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £17.69 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.33 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +40.72%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Shropshire 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 Shropshire

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -25 13 £371 +19.75% 1
BIG-IP
West Midlands

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) F5
1 14 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (85.71%) Fortinet
3 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
3 11 (78.57%) Nokia
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) OSPF
5 9 (64.29%) BMC
6 8 (57.14%) Network Management
6 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
7 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (50.00%) ITIL
8 6 (42.86%) CSS
8 6 (42.86%) Juniper
8 6 (42.86%) OPNET
8 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
8 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
8 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
8 6 (42.86%) User Experience
9 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
9 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (35.71%) Network Design
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (35.71%) CCNP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) BGP
2 10 (71.43%) OSPF
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Wireless
6 2 (14.29%) LAN
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Implementation Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support
4 3 (21.43%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco Support
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) User Experience
2 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (21.43%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (57.14%) Network Management
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL V3
4 6 (42.86%) Network Architecture
4 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (35.71%) Network Design
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (14.29%) Change Management
7 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
7 2 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
7 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 1 (7.14%) Service Management
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) OPNET
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (85.71%) Fortinet
3 11 (78.57%) Nokia
4 9 (64.29%) BMC
5 6 (42.86%) Juniper
5 6 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 6 (42.86%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Blue Coat
6 3 (21.43%) Brocade
6 3 (21.43%) IBM
6 3 (21.43%) Intel Security
7 2 (14.29%) BT
7 2 (14.29%) Fujitsu
8 1 (7.14%) Remedy
8 1 (7.14%) TOWER Software
Telford, Shropshire
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