Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 93 113
Rank change year-on-year -23 +20 -18
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.17% 0.078% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.39% 0.43% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Milton Keynes median daily rate £515 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% - +51.52%
10th Percentile £508 £475 £475
90th Percentile £523 £525 £525
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £515 £500 £488
% change year-on-year +3.00% +2.56% +47.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 216 233 371
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 12.45% 18.26% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 128 146
Milton Keynes median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +21.21%
10th Percentile £185 £227 £256
90th Percentile £536 £550 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.50 £9.00 £11.75
90th Percentile £60.00 £23.35 £19.80
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +30.61%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory

BIG-IP
Co-occurring 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 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) AS 2805
1 1 (33.33%) ISO 8583
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec