Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 20 November 2017 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 169 200
Rank change year-on-year -33 +31 +17
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.020% 0.38% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 2.13% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 5
East of England median daily rate £370 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.71% -0.51% -4.41%
10th Percentile £360 £448 £339
90th Percentile £380 £503 £534
England median daily rate £425 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £20.00 -

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 945 844 948
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.49% 17.61% 15.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 469 465
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £213
90th Percentile £562 £525 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 66 124
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.77 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.88 £52.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.26% +15.85% +2.50%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in the East of England

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BIG-IP in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in the East of England

BIG-IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BIG-IP in the East of England

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -17 1 £370 -18.68%
BIG-IP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (100.00%) AS 2805

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-business
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) AS 2805
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) VMware