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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 139 144 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -27
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 6 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.13% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.94% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.70% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £348 £405
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £438 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £33.00
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
527 427 390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 17.14% 14.02% 16.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 228 148
Average daily rate £313 £320 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.34% +8.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £447 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £323
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 60
Average hourly rate £23.50 £25.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.84% -1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £35.50 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 5 £314 -7.03%
Hertfordshire -6 1 £600 +33.33%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (68.75%) DHCP
5 11 (68.75%) DNS
6 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (62.50%) VMware
7 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
8 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (50.00%) vSphere
9 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
9 6 (37.50%) Wireless
9 6 (37.50%) ITIL
9 6 (37.50%) Linux
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
10 5 (31.25%) Windows
10 5 (31.25%) SQL
10 5 (31.25%) Oracle
10 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
10 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
10 5 (31.25%) CCNP
10 5 (31.25%) CCNA
10 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
10 5 (31.25%) HP
10 5 (31.25%) SAN
10 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
10 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
10 5 (31.25%) EMC
10 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) DHCP
2 11 (68.75%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (37.50%) VoIP
4 6 (37.50%) Wireless
4 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) SAN
5 5 (31.25%) Internet
5 5 (31.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (18.75%) OSPF
7 3 (18.75%) BGP
8 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (12.50%) NetScreen
8 2 (12.50%) Network Security
9 1 (6.25%) FCoE
9 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) CLARiiON
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Debian
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Load Balancing
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) vSphere
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) RANCID
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (62.50%) VMware
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) HP
5 5 (31.25%) EMC
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
6 4 (25.00%) Dell
6 4 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (25.00%) 3PAR
7 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 2 (12.50%) Juniper
8 2 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
9 1 (6.25%) Imperva
9 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
9 1 (6.25%) Brocade
9 1 (6.25%) Fortinet