The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 23 June 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
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 43 23
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 0 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 3.67% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £371 £311
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £475 £360
% change year-on-year -5.26% +31.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.85 - £35.00

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 Shropshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 41 51 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.56% 14.41% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 30
Median daily rate £475 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £110 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £17.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Shropshire