The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 61 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 11 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.51% - 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.75% - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £443
90% offered a daily rate of more than £470 - £417
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 - £469
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 163 135 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 22.33% 17.95% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 60 57
Median daily rate £450 £425 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.76% +15.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.20 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -64.50%  
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 Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for BIG-IP in Milton Keynes

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
4 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) XenApp
4 10 (76.92%) AppDNA
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (76.92%) Palo Alto
5 9 (69.23%) DevOps
5 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
5 9 (69.23%) GPG13
5 9 (69.23%) Protective Monitoring
5 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
5 9 (69.23%) AppSense
5 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
8 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (15.38%) Firewall
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (7.69%) HTTP
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
4 1 (7.69%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (7.69%) WAAS
4 1 (7.69%) X.509
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 8 (61.54%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Communications Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Enterprise Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Fat Client
1 9 (69.23%) Thin Client
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) DevOps
1 9 (69.23%) Protective Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL V3
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) DNA
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) DV Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
5 1 (7.69%) CCAA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) GPG13
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft App-V
1 10 (76.92%) XenApp
1 10 (76.92%) XenDesktop
2 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
4 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (76.92%) AppDNA
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco
4 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (76.92%) Palo Alto
5 9 (69.23%) AppSense
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (7.69%) Aruba
8 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
8 1 (7.69%) Forcepoint
8 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
8 1 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (7.69%) Tufin