The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 176 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 17 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.31% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 1.12% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 0
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £381
% change year-on-year
- +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
725 712 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.16% 11.50% 14.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 504 609
Average daily rate £408 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.16% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 19 38
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.02% -84.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.69 £20.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+43.45% -6.97%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the City of London region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the City of London region.

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 32 (84.21%) F5
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco
3 30 (78.95%) Firewall
4 22 (57.89%) CheckPoint
5 20 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (47.37%) DNS
7 18 (47.37%) OSPF
8 17 (44.74%) CCNP
9 16 (42.11%) BGP
9 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (39.47%) Network Security
10 15 (39.47%) Blue Coat
10 15 (39.47%) Citrix
10 15 (39.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (36.84%) Linux
11 14 (36.84%) VMware
11 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
12 13 (34.21%) Fat Client
12 13 (34.21%) Finance
12 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
12 13 (34.21%) Thin Client
12 13 (34.21%) NetScreen
12 13 (34.21%) Infoblox
13 12 (31.58%) Imperva
13 12 (31.58%) DMVPN
13 12 (31.58%) DHCP
13 12 (31.58%) CCSE

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (2.63%) Lync
3 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (78.95%) Firewall
2 20 (52.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 18 (47.37%) DNS
4 18 (47.37%) OSPF
5 16 (42.11%) BGP
5 16 (42.11%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (39.47%) Network Security
6 15 (39.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 13 (34.21%) NetScreen
8 12 (31.58%) DHCP
8 12 (31.58%) DMVPN
9 10 (26.32%) LAN
9 10 (26.32%) WAN
10 6 (15.79%) MPLS
11 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.16%) Internet
12 4 (10.53%) DSL
12 4 (10.53%) Wireless
12 4 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 5 (13.16%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
4 1 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Network Security Specialist
2 11 (28.95%) Security Specialist
3 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Principle Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) MAPI
1 1 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Thin Client
1 13 (34.21%) Fat Client
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) BBC
4 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Windows
3 6 (15.79%) UNIX
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 13 (34.21%) E-Commerce
3 5 (13.16%) Line Management
3 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (10.53%) Service Management
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
5 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (7.89%) BCP
5 3 (7.89%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
6 2 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (44.74%) CCNP
3 12 (31.58%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) CISSP
4 2 (5.26%) CISM
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) NLBS
3 2 (5.26%) ProxySG
3 2 (5.26%) Xen
3 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) XenServer
4 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) WSUS
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.63%) Control-M
2 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) F5
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco
3 22 (57.89%) CheckPoint
4 15 (39.47%) Blue Coat
4 15 (39.47%) Citrix
5 14 (36.84%) VMware
6 13 (34.21%) Infoblox
7 12 (31.58%) Imperva
8 7 (18.42%) HP
9 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.53%) Juniper
11 3 (7.89%) Nokia
12 2 (5.26%) Symantec
12 2 (5.26%) Avaya
12 2 (5.26%) Nortel
13 1 (2.63%) Adobe
13 1 (2.63%) CA
13 1 (2.63%) Oracle
13 1 (2.63%) Polycom
13 1 (2.63%) TippingPoint
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