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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 118 132 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 12 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.49% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.61% 0.68% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 3
Median daily rate £475 £600 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £600 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £440 £418
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-70.83% -
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
459 441 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 18.65% 15.58% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 193 283
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 66 76
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.75 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £51.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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
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 September 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 +12 10 £475 -20.83%
Bedfordshire - 2 - -
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 September 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 24 (96.00%) F5
2 19 (76.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 18 (72.00%) Cisco
4 17 (68.00%) DNS
4 17 (68.00%) BIG-IP
5 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (52.00%) MPLS
6 13 (52.00%) Blue Coat
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) Finance
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (24.00%) Banking
8 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (20.00%) Law
9 5 (20.00%) CCNP
9 5 (20.00%) BGP
10 4 (16.00%) OSPF
10 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 4 (16.00%) Retail
11 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (12.00%) CCIE
11 3 (12.00%) Juniper
12 2 (8.00%) CCNA
12 2 (8.00%) ATM
12 2 (8.00%) WAN
12 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
12 2 (8.00%) Network Security
13 1 (4.00%) AWK

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 (4.00%) Apache
1 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (68.00%) BIG-IP
2 17 (68.00%) DNS
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (52.00%) MPLS
4 5 (20.00%) BGP
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (16.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) OSPF
6 2 (8.00%) ATM
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.00%) FCoE
7 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.00%) FirePass
7 1 (4.00%) LAN
7 1 (4.00%) Multicast
7 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (20.00%) Law
4 4 (16.00%) Retail
5 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Change Control
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) High Availability
3 1 (4.00%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (4.00%) Network Design
3 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.00%) Presales
3 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) AWK
1 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) Perl
1 1 (4.00%) Python
1 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
5 1 (4.00%) RHCE
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Puppet
1 1 (4.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) F5
2 18 (72.00%) Cisco
3 15 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (52.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) Huawei
6 1 (4.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) VMware