The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East / Surrey
Rank 81 - 87
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.10% - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.52% - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £405 £413
% change year-on-year
+0.98% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Communications & Networking Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
191 346 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 19.49% 28.34% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 201 140
Median daily rate £380 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £257 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 36 12
Median hourly rate £40.13 £43.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.68% +115.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £20.20 £14.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £46.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

BIG-IP
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) FireEye
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) FireEye
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Tufin