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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 140 141 112
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.17% 0.10% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.88% 0.74% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
Average daily rate
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£314 £388 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.03% -6.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.12% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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
570 404 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 19.08% 13.69% 17.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 209 154
Average daily rate £315 £300 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 44 67
Average hourly rate £23.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.17% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £35.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -24.00%

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
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 1 July 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 -1 5 £314 -7.03%
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 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 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 11 (73.33%) DNS
4 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
5 8 (53.33%) vSphere
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (40.00%) Wireless
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
7 6 (40.00%) Linux
7 6 (40.00%) VoIP
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Oracle
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (33.33%) CCNA
8 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (33.33%) SAN
8 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) EMC
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) DNS
2 11 (73.33%) DHCP
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (40.00%) Wireless
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
5 5 (33.33%) Internet
5 5 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
7 2 (13.33%) Network Security
7 2 (13.33%) OSPF
7 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (6.67%) DMVPN
8 1 (6.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Environment Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (33.33%) Debian
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Kanban
5 1 (6.67%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) vSphere
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.67%) RANCID
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (33.33%) EMC
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (26.67%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) Dell
6 4 (26.67%) Dell Compellent
6 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
7 2 (13.33%) Infoblox
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 1 (6.67%) Juniper
8 1 (6.67%) Imperva
8 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds