Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 - 136
Rank change year-on-year - +136 -6
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.18% - 0.073%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Surrey median daily rate £525 - £453
10th Percentile £375 - £443
90th Percentile £543 - £466
South East median daily rate £410 £468 £453
% change year-on-year -12.30% +3.31% +37.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East 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 Surrey with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 424 452 449
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 15.19% 19.55% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 271 265
Surrey median daily rate £375 £390 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +5.41% +2.78%
10th Percentile £162 £163 £214
90th Percentile £575 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £393 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 24
Surrey median hourly rate £15.12 £40.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.21% +153.97% -11.27%
10th Percentile £11.58 £10.95 £11.24
90th Percentile £24.13 £42.10 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.43 £25.50 £22.83
% change year-on-year -31.66% +11.70% +26.83%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Surrey

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Surrey

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Surrey over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BIG-IP in Surrey

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 Surrey region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) TippingPoint
3 3 (60.00%) WAAS
3 3 (60.00%) Aruba
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Juniper
3 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) FireEye
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 2 (40.00%) LogLogic

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) WAAS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) Multicast
4 2 (40.00%) NX-OS
4 2 (40.00%) Skype
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) Riverbed
2 3 (60.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 3 (60.00%) Aruba
2 3 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) FireEye
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (60.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (40.00%) AlgoSec
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (40.00%) LogLogic
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (20.00%) Radianz
4 1 (20.00%) Tradeweb