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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK / England
Rank 497 530 505
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -25
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 68 65 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.97% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 69
Median daily rate £475 £430 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.46% +4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
6265 6678 6888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.11% 14.36% 14.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3848 3943 3952
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.68% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 308 345 389
Median hourly rate £26.58 £27.05 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +20.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the England region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -8 22 £520 +19.54% 1
Yorkshire +17 11 £400 -0.12%
East of England +5 10 £473 -3.07%
North West +34 9 £560 -
South East +10 8 £450 +28.57% 1
West Midlands - 6 £285 -
South West +11 1 £500 +25.00%
Midlands - 1 £475 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 151 (98.05%) F5
2 134 (87.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 120 (77.92%) Cisco
4 68 (44.16%) Firewall
5 67 (43.51%) CheckPoint
6 58 (37.66%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (33.77%) Network Security
8 45 (29.22%) Juniper
9 42 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
9 42 (27.27%) Data Centre
10 40 (25.97%) WAN
11 38 (24.68%) BIG-IP
11 38 (24.68%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (23.38%) DNS
13 34 (22.08%) BGP
13 34 (22.08%) Palo Alto
14 31 (20.13%) LAN
15 30 (19.48%) IPsec
15 30 (19.48%) Load Balancing
16 29 (18.83%) Blue Coat
16 29 (18.83%) Finance
16 29 (18.83%) OSPF
16 29 (18.83%) VPN
17 28 (18.18%) MPLS
18 27 (17.53%) CCNP
19 22 (14.29%) Wireless
20 20 (12.99%) Banking
20 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
21 19 (12.34%) TCP/IP
22 18 (11.69%) Cisco IOS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.65%) Apache
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.65%) Confluence
2 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.65%) nginx
2 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.95%) MS Excel
1 3 (1.95%) MS Project
1 3 (1.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (8.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (5.84%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 134 (87.01%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 68 (44.16%) Firewall
3 58 (37.66%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (33.77%) Network Security
5 40 (25.97%) WAN
6 38 (24.68%) BIG-IP
6 38 (24.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 36 (23.38%) DNS
8 34 (22.08%) BGP
9 31 (20.13%) LAN
10 30 (19.48%) IPsec
11 29 (18.83%) OSPF
11 29 (18.83%) VPN
12 28 (18.18%) MPLS
13 22 (14.29%) Wireless
14 19 (12.34%) TCP/IP
15 18 (11.69%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (9.74%) EIGRP
17 13 (8.44%) DHCP
18 12 (7.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.65%) MongoDB
1 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (2.60%) Subversion
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) Gitweb
2 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
General
1 29 (18.83%) Finance
2 20 (12.99%) Banking
3 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.90%) Legal
5 5 (3.25%) Law
6 4 (2.60%) Retail
7 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (37.66%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.48%) Architect
3 28 (18.18%) Network Architect
4 23 (14.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (12.99%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (11.69%) Network Specialist
7 17 (11.04%) Security Engineer
8 16 (10.39%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Consultant
9 10 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (6.49%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (4.55%) Analyst
10 7 (4.55%) Design Engineer
10 7 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 6 (3.90%) Network Security Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Network Technical Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Security Architect
11 6 (3.90%) Technical Architect
12 5 (3.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.14%) Web Services
2 5 (3.25%) Middleware
3 2 (1.30%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) Ajax
4 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) CSS
4 1 (0.65%) HTML
4 1 (0.65%) Java EE
4 1 (0.65%) JSON
4 1 (0.65%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (0.65%) Node.js
4 1 (0.65%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.65%) React
4 1 (0.65%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 20 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 10 (6.49%) iPad
4 10 (6.49%) PKI
5 9 (5.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (3.90%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.25%) VCE vBlock
8 3 (1.95%) DataPower
8 3 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.95%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.30%) Fat Client
9 2 (1.30%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.30%) Thin Client
9 2 (1.30%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.65%) Clustering
10 1 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.65%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.09%) Unix
2 12 (7.79%) Windows
3 9 (5.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) CentOS
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.65%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.48%) Load Balancing
2 16 (10.39%) Change Control
2 16 (10.39%) Network Design
3 15 (9.74%) Server Virtualisation
4 12 (7.79%) Project Management
5 11 (7.14%) ITIL
5 11 (7.14%) Network Architecture
5 11 (7.14%) Product Management
6 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Architecture
6 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
7 9 (5.84%) Change Management
7 9 (5.84%) Service Management
7 9 (5.84%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 7 (4.55%) Data Protection
10 6 (3.90%) Network Management
10 6 (3.90%) Performance Management
10 6 (3.90%) TOGAF
11 5 (3.25%) Low Latency
11 5 (3.25%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.25%) Java
2 2 (1.30%) C
2 2 (1.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (1.30%) PHP
2 2 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 42 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (17.53%) CCNP
3 14 (9.09%) CCIE
4 13 (8.44%) SC Cleared
4 13 (8.44%) Security Cleared
5 8 (5.19%) CCNA
6 6 (3.90%) Degree
7 4 (2.60%) CCSA
8 2 (1.30%) CCSE
8 2 (1.30%) CISSP
8 2 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CCA
9 1 (0.65%) CCAA
9 1 (0.65%) CCDP
9 1 (0.65%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.25%) SLA
4 4 (2.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.65%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 11 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.95%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.95%) XenServer
4 2 (1.30%) Firmware
4 2 (1.30%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.65%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.65%) KVM
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) Squid
5 1 (0.65%) XenApp
5 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (3.25%) FortiGate
1 5 (3.25%) Nagios
2 4 (2.60%) Opsview
2 4 (2.60%) QRadar
3 3 (1.95%) Nessus
3 3 (1.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.30%) HP UCMDB
4 2 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.30%) OPNET
4 2 (1.30%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Graylog
5 1 (0.65%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.65%) Icinga
5 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.65%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 151 (98.05%) F5
2 120 (77.92%) Cisco
3 67 (43.51%) CheckPoint
4 45 (29.22%) Juniper
5 34 (22.08%) Palo Alto
6 29 (18.83%) Blue Coat
7 12 (7.79%) Aruba
8 10 (6.49%) SolarWinds
8 10 (6.49%) TippingPoint
9 9 (5.84%) Splunk
10 8 (5.19%) HP
10 8 (5.19%) VMware
11 7 (4.55%) Infoblox
12 6 (3.90%) Brocade
12 6 (3.90%) FireEye
12 6 (3.90%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.90%) Tufin
13 4 (2.60%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (2.60%) BMC
13 4 (2.60%) Citrix