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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 92 93
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.15% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.70% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+21.17% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BIG-IP
South East

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
362 286 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.36% 20.89% 16.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 154 107
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £440 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 11 14
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.15 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.50% +132.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.31 £19.40 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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