Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 17 January 2018 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 157 188
Rank change year-on-year +4 +31 -23
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 6 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.17% 0.19% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.74% 0.83% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -1.84%
South East median daily rate £395 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -12.22% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 810 846 925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.13% 23.24% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 554 547
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.78% -0.77% +10.71%
10th Percentile £200 £258 £256
90th Percentile £500 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £396 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +0.25% +5.40% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 55 78
Hampshire median hourly rate £20.00 £22.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -39.86% +18.86%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.91 £11.78
90th Percentile £46.17 £53.08 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.38 £23.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year -24.75% -28.95% +62.50%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BIG-IP in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Hook +4 3 £390 -7.14%
Winchester - 2 £450 -
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) HP ASE
3 4 (66.67%) HP MASE
3 4 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 4 (66.67%) Aruba
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
3 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) CCIE
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) CCIP
3 4 (66.67%) CCDP
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) ITSM
3 4 (66.67%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (66.67%) CCSA

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 4 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IP Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) ITSM
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
1 4 (66.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) CCDP
2 4 (66.67%) CCIE
2 4 (66.67%) CCIP
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
2 4 (66.67%) CCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) HP ASE
2 4 (66.67%) HP MASE
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 4 (66.67%) JNCIE
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) Aruba
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 4 (66.67%) Riverbed