Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 146 167
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.33% 0.32% 0.079%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.60% 1.41% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 2
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £428 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.82% +13.25% -
10th Percentile £322 £385 £363
90th Percentile £443 £475 £394
South East median daily rate £429 £428 £475
% change year-on-year +0.23% -10.00% +4.40%
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 749 780 789
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 20.36% 22.49% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 466 496
Hampshire median daily rate £405 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £268 £218 £263
90th Percentile £564 £525 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 72
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £20.00 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -33.88% -6.92%
10th Percentile £12.90 £11.60 £12.50
90th Percentile £49.57 £43.75 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £24.65
% change year-on-year +42.86% -29.01% +9.56%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 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 15 October 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
Andover - 4 £408 -
Gosport - 4 £345 -
Southampton - 2 - -
Farnborough - 1 £388 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
BIG-IP
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) DNS
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) LAN
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) IIS
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) Linux
5 4 (33.33%) Apache
5 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Apache
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
1 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (16.67%) NX-OS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (8.33%) Junos
6 1 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (8.33%) VLAN
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 3 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
1 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 2 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) Dovecot
1 4 (33.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) McAfee
3 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 4 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
5 1 (8.33%) Palo Alto
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) VMware