The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 150 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.031% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
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
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
345 413 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.73% 12.94% 15.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 230 295
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £488 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 63
Median hourly rate £28.00 £39.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.20% +65.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.54 £17.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
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 the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BIG-IP
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 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 South West region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Puppet
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Perl

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Nagios
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
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