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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 3 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
Central London > City of London
6 months to
3 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 195 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - - +100
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 0 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.046% - 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
10th Percentile £533 - -
25th Percentile £569 - £358
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £636 - £365
Median % change year-on-year - - -24.55%
75th Percentile £697 - £373
90th Percentile £729 - -
Central London median daily rate £636 - £365
% change year-on-year - - -24.55%

BIG-IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 433 287 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.99% 8.98% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 224 191
10th Percentile £313 £327 £213
25th Percentile £413 £413 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £743 £704 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
10th Percentile £24.50 £12.93 £24.12
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £32.24
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £37.63
Median % change year-on-year +52.78% -28.24% +18.50%
75th Percentile £62.75 £37.75 £43.09
90th Percentile £67.55 - £51.14
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +84.44% -40.00% +40.19%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in the City of London

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing BIG-IP in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for BIG-IP in the City of London

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing BIG-IP in the City of London over the 6 months to 3 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for BIG-IP in the City of London

BIG-IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing BIG-IP in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for BIG-IP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 July 2022, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Broadcom
2 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Zero Trust
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) International Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (50.00%) AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Bash

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) SNMP
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) International Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) High-Frequency Trading
1 1 (50.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Zero Trust
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Broadcom
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee