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 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 Networks BIG-IP
South East / Hampshire
Rank 95 123 117
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 19 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.03% 0.046% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.95% 0.17% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Median daily rate £409 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +26.98%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £459 £401
% change year-on-year -10.62% +14.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 481 582 405
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 26.08% 26.70% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 371 206
Median daily rate £409 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.85% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 39
Median hourly rate £25.00 £38.05 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.29% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £22.50 £13.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Hampshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BIG-IP in Hampshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 26 March 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 - 11 £415 -
BIG-IP
South East

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 19 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 19 (100.00%) Aruba
1 19 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) HP ASE
3 16 (84.21%) HP MASE
3 16 (84.21%) CCSE
3 16 (84.21%) Network Design
3 16 (84.21%) JNCIA
3 16 (84.21%) JNCIE
3 16 (84.21%) Fortinet
3 16 (84.21%) FortiGate
3 16 (84.21%) CCSA
3 16 (84.21%) CCIP
3 16 (84.21%) CCDP
3 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) Juniper
3 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 16 (84.21%) CCIE
4 15 (78.95%) Service Management
4 15 (78.95%) ITSM
4 15 (78.95%) ITIL

BIG-IP
Top Related 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
1 19 (100.00%) WAN
1 19 (100.00%) Wireless
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
General
1 13 (68.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (68.42%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Network Design
2 15 (78.95%) ITIL
2 15 (78.95%) ITSM
2 15 (78.95%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (94.74%) SC Cleared
3 16 (84.21%) CCDP
3 16 (84.21%) CCIE
3 16 (84.21%) CCIP
3 16 (84.21%) CCSA
3 16 (84.21%) CCSE
3 16 (84.21%) HP ASE
3 16 (84.21%) HP MASE
3 16 (84.21%) JNCIA
3 16 (84.21%) JNCIE
4 13 (68.42%) Degree
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Aruba
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) F5
1 19 (100.00%) HP
1 19 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
2 16 (84.21%) Fortinet
2 16 (84.21%) Juniper