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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 520 528 535
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 63 37 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.077% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 0.57% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 25 23
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £330 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £510 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £40.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
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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
7522 6544 8246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.70% 13.60% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3631 3818
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 380 641
Average hourly rate £21.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-3.05% -7.16%

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 August 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 29 August 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 +28 28 £458 +1.66%
South West - 14 £450 -
North West -7 5 £406 +23.10%
South East -16 5 £450 +16.12% 1
Yorkshire -2 4 £325 -16.12%
East of England -29 1 £338 -12.90%
West Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
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UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 117 (100.00%) F5
2 107 (91.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 98 (83.76%) Cisco
4 84 (71.79%) Firewall
5 63 (53.85%) CheckPoint
6 62 (52.99%) Cisco ASA
7 60 (51.28%) Network Security
8 58 (49.57%) Juniper
8 58 (49.57%) Blue Coat
9 55 (47.01%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (46.15%) CCNP
11 44 (37.61%) BGP
12 42 (35.90%) BIG-IP
13 36 (30.77%) OSPF
13 36 (30.77%) DNS
14 35 (29.91%) Citrix
15 34 (29.06%) NetScreen
15 34 (29.06%) Load Balancing
16 33 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
17 32 (27.35%) DMVPN
17 32 (27.35%) Linux
18 31 (26.50%) CCSE
19 30 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
20 29 (24.79%) VMware
20 29 (24.79%) HP
21 27 (23.08%) E-Commerce
22 25 (21.37%) WAN
22 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
23 24 (20.51%) Infoblox
23 24 (20.51%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (5.13%) IIS
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2013
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.42%) Apache
2 4 (3.42%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.71%) nginx
4 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (91.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 84 (71.79%) Firewall
3 62 (52.99%) Cisco ASA
4 60 (51.28%) Network Security
5 44 (37.61%) BGP
6 42 (35.90%) BIG-IP
7 36 (30.77%) OSPF
7 36 (30.77%) DNS
8 34 (29.06%) NetScreen
9 33 (28.21%) Cisco IOS
10 32 (27.35%) DMVPN
11 30 (25.64%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (21.37%) WAN
13 24 (20.51%) DHCP
14 15 (12.82%) SSL
15 14 (11.97%) MPLS
15 14 (11.97%) VPN
16 12 (10.26%) TCP/IP
17 10 (8.55%) Junos
17 10 (8.55%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Games
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Local Government
5 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.71%) German Language
5 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (39.32%) Network Engineer
2 27 (23.08%) Network Specialist
3 23 (19.66%) Security Specialist
3 23 (19.66%) Network Security Specialist
4 16 (13.68%) Security Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (9.40%) Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.69%) Architect
8 7 (5.98%) Security Architect
9 6 (5.13%) Security Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Designer
9 6 (5.13%) Security Consultant
9 6 (5.13%) Design Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Network Designer
10 5 (4.27%) Network Support
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.27%) CSS
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.66%) Thin Client
1 23 (19.66%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.42%) Online Games
3 3 (2.56%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.71%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (27.35%) Linux
2 8 (6.84%) Windows
3 5 (4.27%) UNIX
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) MVS
4 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.06%) Load Balancing
2 27 (23.08%) E-Commerce
3 14 (11.97%) Network Design
4 12 (10.26%) Service Management
5 9 (7.69%) ITIL
5 9 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
5 9 (7.69%) Change Control
6 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
6 8 (6.84%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.13%) Network Management
7 6 (5.13%) Migration
8 5 (4.27%) Change Management
8 5 (4.27%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.27%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (3.42%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.42%) Kanban
9 4 (3.42%) Scrum
10 3 (2.56%) Project Management
10 3 (2.56%) Network Architecture
11 2 (1.71%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.68%) C
2 4 (3.42%) Perl
3 3 (2.56%) Lisp
4 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 55 (47.01%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (46.15%) CCNP
3 31 (26.50%) CCSE
4 14 (11.97%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.98%) CCDP
7 6 (5.13%) Degree
7 6 (5.13%) JNCIS
8 4 (3.42%) CCIE
9 2 (1.71%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.71%) CISSP
9 2 (1.71%) CCNA
10 1 (0.85%) CCSP
10 1 (0.85%) CCSA
10 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 7 (5.98%) SLA
3 2 (1.71%) JSP 440
System Software
1 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (9.40%) ProxySG
3 7 (5.98%) vSphere
4 4 (3.42%) UAG
4 4 (3.42%) XenApp
4 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
5 3 (2.56%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (3.42%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.56%) OPNET
3 3 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.85%) OpenView
5 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.85%) RANCID
Vendors
1 117 (100.00%) F5
2 98 (83.76%) Cisco
3 63 (53.85%) CheckPoint
4 58 (49.57%) Juniper
4 58 (49.57%) Blue Coat
5 35 (29.91%) Citrix
6 29 (24.79%) VMware
6 29 (24.79%) HP
7 24 (20.51%) Infoblox
8 23 (19.66%) Imperva
9 22 (18.80%) McAfee
10 16 (13.68%) TippingPoint
11 11 (9.40%) IronPort
12 6 (5.13%) Fortinet
13 5 (4.27%) Sourcefire
13 5 (4.27%) Splunk
14 4 (3.42%) Riverbed
14 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
15 3 (2.56%) Avaya
15 3 (2.56%) Symantec