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 3 months to 25 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 - 118
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.34% - 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Median daily rate £460 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £459 £320
% change year-on-year -1.90% +43.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 - £35.00

BIG-IP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 392 434 396
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 22.31% 22.11% 18.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 275 237
Median daily rate £408 £375 £397
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.66% -5.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 49 36
Median hourly rate £22.50 £47.83 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.95% +101.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.58 £25.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +26.00%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hook - 5 £460 -
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 25 (100.00%) LAN
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CCNP
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 25 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 25 (100.00%) Aruba
1 25 (100.00%) F5
2 24 (96.00%) HP
3 23 (92.00%) SC Cleared
4 22 (88.00%) CCSA
4 22 (88.00%) CCSE
4 22 (88.00%) Network Design
4 22 (88.00%) JNCIA
4 22 (88.00%) JNCIE
4 22 (88.00%) Fortinet
4 22 (88.00%) CCIP
4 22 (88.00%) CCDP
4 22 (88.00%) CCIE
4 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 22 (88.00%) Juniper
4 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
4 22 (88.00%) FortiGate
5 21 (84.00%) Service Management
5 21 (84.00%) ITSM
5 21 (84.00%) ITIL
5 21 (84.00%) HP ASE
5 21 (84.00%) HP MASE

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 25 (100.00%) LAN
1 25 (100.00%) WAN
1 25 (100.00%) Wireless
2 22 (88.00%) Firewall
General
1 19 (76.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (76.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Network Design
2 21 (84.00%) ITIL
2 21 (84.00%) ITSM
2 21 (84.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CCNP
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (92.00%) SC Cleared
3 22 (88.00%) CCDP
3 22 (88.00%) CCIE
3 22 (88.00%) CCIP
3 22 (88.00%) CCSA
3 22 (88.00%) CCSE
3 22 (88.00%) JNCIA
3 22 (88.00%) JNCIE
4 21 (84.00%) HP ASE
4 21 (84.00%) HP MASE
5 19 (76.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 19 (76.00%) Degree
6 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 22 (88.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Aruba
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) F5
1 25 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 24 (96.00%) HP
3 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
3 22 (88.00%) Fortinet
3 22 (88.00%) Juniper