Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 81 97
Rank change year-on-year -17 +16 +4
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 1 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.064% 0.88% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 4.23% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Hertfordshire median daily rate £370 £455 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.68% -6.67% -4.41%
10th Percentile £360 £424 £444
90th Percentile £380 £516 £534
East of England median daily rate £370 £485 £488
% change year-on-year -23.71% -0.51% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 321 284 354
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.56% 20.71% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 157 146
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% - +5.63%
10th Percentile £125 £245 £256
90th Percentile £535 £525 £544
East of England median daily rate £365 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +1.39% -4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 9 42
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.81 £20.00 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.98% -7.08% +39.82%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £33.15 £44.15 £41.50
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Hertfordshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire 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