Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 23 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 93 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +101
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median daily rate - - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £475 £288
% change year-on-year -10.53% +65.22% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 250 374 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.44% 25.12% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 164 203
Reading median daily rate £390 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +3.36% +3.20%
10th Percentile £256 £250 £211
90th Percentile £550 £525 £510
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 26
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +53.95% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.44
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £28.75
% change year-on-year -18.18% -42.61% +64.29%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Reading

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Compliance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCIE
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Radware