The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 251 262 225
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -37
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 11 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.074% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.64% 0.39% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 12
Median daily rate £500 £455 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.89% +54.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £311 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £491 £391
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
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1708 1804 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 19.37% 19.12% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 946 883 737
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 123 102
Median hourly rate £36.00 £34.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +78.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.29 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the South East region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Berkshire -2 8 £525 +90.90%
West Sussex - 3 £475 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 12 (57.14%) DNS
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (52.38%) HTTPS
4 11 (52.38%) HTTP
5 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (42.86%) BGP
6 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
7 8 (38.10%) OSPF
7 8 (38.10%) CCNP
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (38.10%) RIP
7 8 (38.10%) SMTP
7 8 (38.10%) FWSM
7 8 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
8 7 (33.33%) ProxySG
8 7 (33.33%) CCSE
8 7 (33.33%) CCSA
8 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
8 7 (33.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
8 7 (33.33%) High Availability
8 7 (33.33%) SNMP
8 7 (33.33%) CISSP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) Firewall
2 12 (57.14%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) HTTP
3 11 (52.38%) HTTPS
3 11 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (42.86%) BGP
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (38.10%) FWSM
6 8 (38.10%) OSPF
6 8 (38.10%) RIP
6 8 (38.10%) SMTP
7 7 (33.33%) SNMP
7 7 (33.33%) VRRP
7 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) WAN
9 4 (19.05%) FTP
9 4 (19.05%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
1 2 (9.52%) Billing
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
1 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) IP Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) IP Security Engineer
1 7 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Development Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) Mac OS
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
1 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
1 7 (33.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
1 7 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 7 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Data Security
3 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Management
3 2 (9.52%) Release Management
3 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps
4 1 (4.76%) Kanban
4 1 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.76%) SDLC
4 1 (4.76%) SEO
4 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Tcl
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CCNP
1 8 (38.10%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) CCSA
2 7 (33.33%) CCSE
2 7 (33.33%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNA
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) ISA Server
3 2 (9.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (9.52%) MOM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 7 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (9.52%) Apple
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Meraki
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
7 1 (4.76%) Capita
7 1 (4.76%) Foundry
7 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.76%) ProCurve
7 1 (4.76%) Riverbed
7 1 (4.76%) WSO2
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Experis Ltd
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per day
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