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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 118 137 140
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 13 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.52% 0.17% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.43% 0.87% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Median daily rate £494 £314 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.45% -19.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
379 572 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.18% 19.14% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 310 211
Median daily rate £375 £315 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 42
Median hourly rate £40.00 £23.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% +2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £23.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+32.63% +25.00%

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 1 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 1 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 - 13 £494 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 20 (100.00%) F5
2 19 (95.00%) BIG-IP
3 18 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 17 (85.00%) DNS
5 16 (80.00%) Cisco
6 15 (75.00%) MPLS
6 15 (75.00%) Blue Coat
7 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
7 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (60.00%) Finance
9 7 (35.00%) Banking
10 5 (25.00%) ATM
11 4 (20.00%) Firewall
12 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
12 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
12 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
12 3 (15.00%) Law
12 3 (15.00%) CCNP
12 3 (15.00%) CCNA
12 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (10.00%) CCIE
14 1 (5.00%) Retail
14 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
14 1 (5.00%) Clustering
14 1 (5.00%) AWK
14 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
14 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
14 1 (5.00%) BGP
14 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management

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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) BIG-IP
2 18 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (85.00%) DNS
4 15 (75.00%) MPLS
5 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) ATM
7 4 (20.00%) Firewall
8 1 (5.00%) BGP
8 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) FirePass
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Change Control
2 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) AWK
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper