The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 120 143 146
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 8 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.19% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.05% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £495 £315 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £290 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £486 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
-13.88% +12.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
451 570 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.69% 18.28% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 308 234
Median daily rate £375 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 66 54
Median hourly rate £37.00 £23.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.86% -16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £52.50 £35.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the East of England region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +22 7 £495 -17.50%
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 East of England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (85.71%) BIG-IP
3 17 (80.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (80.95%) Cisco
4 16 (76.19%) DNS
5 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 14 (66.67%) MPLS
5 14 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (52.38%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) Banking
8 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) CCNP
9 4 (19.05%) ATM
10 3 (14.29%) CCNA
10 3 (14.29%) BGP
10 3 (14.29%) Law
10 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
11 2 (9.52%) Retail
11 2 (9.52%) CCIE
11 2 (9.52%) OSPF
12 1 (4.76%) RHCE
12 1 (4.76%) Juniper
12 1 (4.76%) WAN
12 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (85.71%) BIG-IP
2 17 (80.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 16 (76.19%) DNS
4 14 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (66.67%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) ATM
5 4 (19.05%) Firewall
6 3 (14.29%) BGP
6 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (9.52%) OSPF
8 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.76%) FCoE
8 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.76%) FirePass
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Law
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
1 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Specialist
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 1 (4.76%) Administrator
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) IP Network Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Change Control
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) High Availability
3 1 (4.76%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (4.76%) Presales
3 1 (4.76%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) AWK
1 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Python
1 1 (4.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) CCNP
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
1 1 (4.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) F5
2 17 (80.95%) Cisco
3 14 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 14 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Juniper
4 1 (4.76%) VMware