The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 561 506 550
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +44
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 66 92 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.18% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.21% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 48 35
Average daily rate £425 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £285 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £401 £401
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7716 7619 6697
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.06% 15.03% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4754 4208 3602
Average daily rate £393 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 294 415 379
Average hourly rate £26.00 £27.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
- +46.34%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Jobs Demand Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM Daily Rate Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM Daily Rate Histogram in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the England region.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Hourly Rate Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contract Job Locations in 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 GTM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London -21 17 £425 +37.09% 1
South East -29 16 £394 +25.00% 1
East of England +12 13 £491 +9.05% 2
Yorkshire -9 11 £443 +10.48%
West Midlands -9 3 £400 -
North East -30 3 £303 -
North West - 2 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 GTM.

1 126 (97.67%) F5
2 115 (89.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 97 (75.19%) Cisco
4 76 (58.91%) Firewall
5 65 (50.39%) DNS
6 58 (44.96%) BIG-IP
7 54 (41.86%) Load Balancing
8 52 (40.31%) Finance
9 47 (36.43%) CheckPoint
9 47 (36.43%) Cisco Certification
10 44 (34.11%) WAN
10 44 (34.11%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (32.56%) LAN
12 37 (28.68%) TCP/IP
12 37 (28.68%) BGP
13 34 (26.36%) Blue Coat
14 33 (25.58%) Juniper
15 32 (24.81%) CCNP
16 30 (23.26%) SSL
17 28 (21.71%) VPN
17 28 (21.71%) HTTP
17 28 (21.71%) Cisco Nexus
18 27 (20.93%) DHCP
19 26 (20.16%) Unix
19 26 (20.16%) MPLS
19 26 (20.16%) OSPF
20 22 (17.05%) Cisco IOS
21 21 (16.28%) Network Security
22 20 (15.50%) EIGRP
23 19 (14.73%) Banking

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 GTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.55%) JBoss
2 2 (1.55%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.78%) Apache
3 1 (0.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.78%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 115 (89.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 76 (58.91%) Firewall
3 65 (50.39%) DNS
4 58 (44.96%) BIG-IP
5 44 (34.11%) Cisco ASA
5 44 (34.11%) WAN
6 42 (32.56%) LAN
7 37 (28.68%) BGP
7 37 (28.68%) TCP/IP
8 30 (23.26%) SSL
9 28 (21.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (21.71%) HTTP
9 28 (21.71%) VPN
10 27 (20.93%) DHCP
11 26 (20.16%) MPLS
11 26 (20.16%) OSPF
12 22 (17.05%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (16.28%) Network Security
14 20 (15.50%) EIGRP
15 14 (10.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 19 (14.73%) Banking
3 11 (8.53%) Investment Banking
4 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.33%) Local Government
6 2 (1.55%) Law
6 2 (1.55%) Legal
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.30%) Administrator
3 11 (8.53%) Network Specialist
4 8 (6.20%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (6.20%) WAN Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) IP Network Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
5 7 (5.43%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (5.43%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (3.88%) Consultant
6 5 (3.88%) Data Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Design Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) IP Engineer
6 5 (3.88%) Senior Data Engineer
7 4 (3.10%) IP Design Engineer
7 4 (3.10%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.98%) REST
1 9 (6.98%) SOAP
2 2 (1.55%) CSS
3 1 (0.78%) J2EE
3 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.40%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.98%) Algorithms
2 9 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.65%) MPEG
4 6 (4.65%) Streaming Media
5 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) DataPower
8 1 (0.78%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.78%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.78%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.78%) Replication
8 1 (0.78%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 26 (20.16%) Unix
2 14 (10.85%) Windows
3 7 (5.43%) Linux
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.78%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (41.86%) Load Balancing
2 16 (12.40%) Change Management
3 9 (6.98%) DDoS Mitigation
3 9 (6.98%) High Availability
4 7 (5.43%) Migration
4 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
4 7 (5.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.65%) HOOD
5 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.88%) Low Latency
6 5 (3.88%) Network Architecture
6 5 (3.88%) Security Architecture
7 4 (3.10%) E-Commerce
7 4 (3.10%) ITIL
7 4 (3.10%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (2.33%) Capacity Management
8 3 (2.33%) Network Design
8 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.33%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 9 (6.98%) Tcl
2 7 (5.43%) Bash Shell
2 7 (5.43%) Perl
2 7 (5.43%) Python
3 5 (3.88%) C
4 1 (0.78%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.78%) Lisp
4 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (36.43%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (24.81%) CCNP
3 16 (12.40%) CCIE
4 10 (7.75%) CCSE
5 8 (6.20%) CCNA
6 7 (5.43%) Degree
7 3 (2.33%) CCSA
8 2 (1.55%) CCDP
8 2 (1.55%) HND
8 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.78%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCDA
9 1 (0.78%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) OSCP
9 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) Firmware
2 10 (7.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.98%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) NFS
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.78%) vCloud
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.40%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (0.78%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (0.78%) OpenView
2 1 (0.78%) OPNET
2 1 (0.78%) SCOM
2 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.78%) TrustSec
2 1 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 126 (97.67%) F5
2 97 (75.19%) Cisco
3 47 (36.43%) CheckPoint
4 34 (26.36%) Blue Coat
5 33 (25.58%) Juniper
6 13 (10.08%) Palo Alto
7 11 (8.53%) Infoblox
8 10 (7.75%) HP
8 10 (7.75%) VMware
9 9 (6.98%) Akamai
10 8 (6.20%) Aruba
10 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.43%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 6 (4.65%) Apple
12 6 (4.65%) SevOne
13 5 (3.88%) Citrix
13 5 (3.88%) Fortinet
14 4 (3.10%) BMC
14 4 (3.10%) IBM
14 4 (3.10%) Imperva
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