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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 512 515 540
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +25
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 60 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.079% 0.074%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.79% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 23 22
Average daily rate
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£434 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.93% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7615 6603 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.81% 13.70% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4293 3673 3897
Average daily rate £370 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 420 378 624
Average hourly rate £22.50 £21.63 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 2014. 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 +20 27 £465 +3.33% 5
South West - 11 £458 -
Yorkshire +1 5 £341 -11.93%
North West +1 5 £406 +23.10%
South East 0 5 £450 +12.14% 8
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

1 108 (100.00%) F5
2 98 (90.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 87 (80.56%) Cisco
4 73 (67.59%) Firewall
5 56 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
6 54 (50.00%) Juniper
7 53 (49.07%) CheckPoint
8 49 (45.37%) Network Security
9 45 (41.67%) Blue Coat
10 44 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (39.81%) CCNP
12 35 (32.41%) Load Balancing
13 34 (31.48%) BGP
13 34 (31.48%) BIG-IP
14 33 (30.56%) DNS
15 31 (28.70%) OSPF
16 29 (26.85%) Citrix
16 29 (26.85%) NetScreen
16 29 (26.85%) Cisco IOS
17 26 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (24.07%) HP
17 26 (24.07%) WAN
18 25 (23.15%) Linux
18 25 (23.15%) CCSE
19 24 (22.22%) VMware
19 24 (22.22%) DMVPN
20 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
21 20 (18.52%) DHCP
21 20 (18.52%) McAfee
22 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (6.48%) IIS
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (4.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.70%) Apache
4 3 (2.78%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 98 (90.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 73 (67.59%) Firewall
3 56 (51.85%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (45.37%) Network Security
5 34 (31.48%) BGP
5 34 (31.48%) BIG-IP
6 33 (30.56%) DNS
7 31 (28.70%) OSPF
8 29 (26.85%) NetScreen
8 29 (26.85%) Cisco IOS
9 26 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (24.07%) WAN
10 24 (22.22%) DMVPN
11 20 (18.52%) DHCP
12 16 (14.81%) SSL
13 15 (13.89%) VPN
14 13 (12.04%) LAN
15 12 (11.11%) TCP/IP
15 12 (11.11%) MPLS
15 12 (11.11%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (4.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (12.96%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Banking
2 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.85%) German Language
5 2 (1.85%) Local Government
5 2 (1.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (39.81%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.44%) Network Specialist
3 17 (15.74%) Network Security Specialist
3 17 (15.74%) Security Specialist
4 12 (11.11%) Consultant
5 11 (10.19%) Security Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (8.33%) Network Consultant
7 9 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (6.48%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Security Designer
9 6 (5.56%) Designer
10 5 (4.63%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Security Consultant
10 5 (4.63%) Network Designer
11 4 (3.70%) Network Architect
11 4 (3.70%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.74%) Fat Client
1 17 (15.74%) Thin Client
2 10 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 4 (3.70%) Online Games
4 2 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (0.93%) FMCG
5 1 (0.93%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.15%) Linux
2 10 (9.26%) Windows
3 6 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.70%) UNIX
5 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.85%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.41%) Load Balancing
2 21 (19.44%) E-Commerce
3 15 (13.89%) Network Design
4 12 (11.11%) Service Management
4 12 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 10 (9.26%) ITIL
6 8 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
6 8 (7.41%) Change Control
6 8 (7.41%) Line Management
7 7 (6.48%) Network Management
7 7 (6.48%) Incident Management
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Migration
8 6 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.70%) Scrum
9 4 (3.70%) Kanban
9 4 (3.70%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.78%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.89%) C
2 4 (3.70%) Perl
3 3 (2.78%) Lisp
4 2 (1.85%) Java
4 2 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (39.81%) CCNP
3 25 (23.15%) CCSE
4 14 (12.96%) Security Cleared
5 13 (12.04%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.56%) CCDP
6 6 (5.56%) Degree
7 5 (4.63%) JNCIS
8 4 (3.70%) CCIE
9 2 (1.85%) CCSA
9 2 (1.85%) CISSP
9 2 (1.85%) CCNA
9 2 (1.85%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.93%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) QA
2 7 (6.48%) SLA
3 3 (2.78%) JSP 440
System Software
1 19 (17.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (10.19%) ProxySG
3 9 (8.33%) vSphere
4 5 (4.63%) UAG
4 5 (4.63%) XenApp
4 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (4.63%) SCCM
2 5 (4.63%) SCOM
3 3 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (2.78%) OPNET
4 1 (0.93%) RANCID
4 1 (0.93%) OpenView
4 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (100.00%) F5
2 87 (80.56%) Cisco
3 54 (50.00%) Juniper
4 53 (49.07%) CheckPoint
5 45 (41.67%) Blue Coat
6 29 (26.85%) Citrix
7 26 (24.07%) HP
8 24 (22.22%) VMware
9 20 (18.52%) McAfee
10 18 (16.67%) Infoblox
11 17 (15.74%) Imperva
12 13 (12.04%) TippingPoint
13 11 (10.19%) IronPort
14 6 (5.56%) Microsoft
15 5 (4.63%) Splunk
15 5 (4.63%) Sourcefire
16 4 (3.70%) Nokia
16 4 (3.70%) Fortinet
16 4 (3.70%) SolarWinds
16 4 (3.70%) Riverbed
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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