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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 517 512 470
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -42
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 73 56 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 26
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £388 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.55% +0.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £38.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £34.00
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
7188 6327 6261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.84% 13.14% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4100 3471 3201
Average daily rate £354 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 361 514
Average hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.97 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £40.50 £43.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -20.00%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 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
London +23 39 £400 - 2
South East +1 10 £408 +1.87% 2
Yorkshire -29 8 £350 -12.60%
West Midlands -7 7 £316 -24.70% 1
North West - 3 £450 -
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
South West +12 1 £600 -
East of England 0 1 £310 -22.50%
North East -6 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

1 185 (100.00%) F5
2 169 (91.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 164 (88.65%) Firewall
4 162 (87.57%) Cisco
5 127 (68.65%) Cisco Certification
6 108 (58.38%) CheckPoint
6 108 (58.38%) Blue Coat
7 103 (55.68%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (52.97%) CCNP
9 96 (51.89%) Juniper
10 94 (50.81%) OSPF
10 94 (50.81%) DNS
11 87 (47.03%) Cisco IOS
12 84 (45.41%) BGP
13 83 (44.86%) BIG-IP
14 82 (44.32%) Network Security
15 79 (42.70%) DHCP
16 73 (39.46%) Load Balancing
17 65 (35.14%) Infoblox
18 64 (34.59%) Citrix
19 61 (32.97%) NetScreen
20 60 (32.43%) CCSE
21 58 (31.35%) VMware
22 54 (29.19%) E-Commerce
23 52 (28.11%) VMware Infrastructure
24 48 (25.95%) HP
24 48 (25.95%) DMVPN
25 44 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
26 42 (22.70%) SolarWinds
27 41 (22.16%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 5 (2.70%) IIS
2 3 (1.62%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.54%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Office
1 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (8.11%) RMDS
2 2 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) SaaS
1 2 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (91.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 164 (88.65%) Firewall
3 103 (55.68%) Cisco ASA
4 94 (50.81%) OSPF
4 94 (50.81%) DNS
5 87 (47.03%) Cisco IOS
6 84 (45.41%) BGP
7 83 (44.86%) BIG-IP
8 82 (44.32%) Network Security
9 79 (42.70%) DHCP
10 61 (32.97%) NetScreen
11 48 (25.95%) DMVPN
12 44 (23.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 41 (22.16%) MPLS
14 36 (19.46%) WAN
14 36 (19.46%) IPsec
15 35 (18.92%) VPN
16 33 (17.84%) TCP/IP
16 33 (17.84%) VoIP
17 28 (15.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.62%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.08%) OLTP
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (22.16%) Finance
2 8 (4.32%) Retail
3 6 (3.24%) Banking
4 5 (2.70%) Games
4 5 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.62%) Publishing
6 3 (1.62%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (1.08%) Marketing
7 2 (1.08%) Electronics
7 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) Back Office
7 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (45.95%) Network Engineer
2 34 (18.38%) Network Specialist
3 33 (17.84%) Security Specialist
3 33 (17.84%) Network Security Specialist
4 26 (14.05%) Consultant
5 16 (8.65%) Architect
5 16 (8.65%) Network Consultant
6 11 (5.95%) Network Architect
7 10 (5.41%) Firewall Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Network Security Consultant
8 9 (4.86%) Security Consultant
9 8 (4.32%) Designer
10 6 (3.24%) Network Designer
10 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Analyst
10 6 (3.24%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (3.24%) Network Support
10 6 (3.24%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 6 (3.24%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
11 5 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.11%) Rendezvous
2 11 (5.95%) CSS
3 6 (3.24%) Web Services
4 3 (1.62%) Java EE
4 3 (1.62%) JSON
4 3 (1.62%) WSDL
4 3 (1.62%) SOAP
4 3 (1.62%) XSD
4 3 (1.62%) Middleware
4 3 (1.62%) REST
5 1 (0.54%) WCF
5 1 (0.54%) XML
5 1 (0.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (21.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 38 (20.54%) Data Centre
3 33 (17.84%) Fat Client
3 33 (17.84%) Thin Client
4 27 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.65%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.16%) Online Games
8 3 (1.62%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.62%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.08%) DTV
9 2 (1.08%) Clustering
10 1 (0.54%) Tandem
10 1 (0.54%) DataPower
10 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.92%) Linux
2 13 (7.03%) UNIX
3 9 (4.86%) Windows
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (39.46%) Load Balancing
2 54 (29.19%) E-Commerce
3 39 (21.08%) Service Management
4 34 (18.38%) ITIL
5 24 (12.97%) Mentoring
6 22 (11.89%) DDoS Mitigation
6 22 (11.89%) Network Architecture
7 20 (10.81%) Change Management
8 16 (8.65%) Network Design
9 15 (8.11%) Line Management
10 11 (5.95%) WAN Optimisation
11 10 (5.41%) Service Delivery
11 10 (5.41%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.86%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.32%) Project Management
13 8 (4.32%) Kanban
13 8 (4.32%) Scrum
14 7 (3.78%) Network Monitoring
15 5 (2.70%) Network Management
16 4 (2.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.97%) C
2 11 (5.95%) Lisp
3 3 (1.62%) Java
4 1 (0.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (68.65%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (52.97%) CCNP
3 60 (32.43%) CCSE
4 25 (13.51%) Degree
5 21 (11.35%) CCIE
6 17 (9.19%) CISSP
7 15 (8.11%) CCNA
8 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
9 11 (5.95%) CCDP
10 4 (2.16%) CCSP
10 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.16%) CCSA
11 3 (1.62%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.08%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.54%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.54%) MCSE
13 1 (0.54%) MCSA
13 1 (0.54%) PMP
13 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.65%) SLA
2 8 (4.32%) QA
3 3 (1.62%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.08%) COBIT
5 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.54%) GPG13
System Software
1 52 (28.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.19%) XenServer
3 2 (1.08%) vSphere
3 2 (1.08%) Squid
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) UAG
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (8.11%) RANCID
2 11 (5.95%) OPNET
3 8 (4.32%) CiscoWorks
4 6 (3.24%) FortiGate
4 6 (3.24%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.16%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.54%) SCCM
6 1 (0.54%) SCOM
6 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 185 (100.00%) F5
2 162 (87.57%) Cisco
3 108 (58.38%) CheckPoint
3 108 (58.38%) Blue Coat
4 96 (51.89%) Juniper
5 65 (35.14%) Infoblox
6 64 (34.59%) Citrix
7 58 (31.35%) VMware
8 48 (25.95%) HP
9 42 (22.70%) SolarWinds
10 35 (18.92%) Imperva
11 34 (18.38%) TippingPoint
12 19 (10.27%) NetScout
12 19 (10.27%) BMC
13 18 (9.73%) McAfee
14 17 (9.19%) Bloomberg
14 17 (9.19%) Tufin
14 17 (9.19%) LogLogic
14 17 (9.19%) Lancope
15 15 (8.11%) TIBCO
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