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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 534 498 543
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +45
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 62 95 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.075%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.91% 1.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 74 16
Average daily rate £436 £413 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £365 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+3.63% -1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -
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
6850 7067 6159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.52% 15.01% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4085 3968 3287
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 310 415 367
Average hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% +21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £42.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 -5 30 £439 +6.36% 2
South East +28 20 £350 -32.20% 2
East of England +6 5 £488 +18.18% 1
Yorkshire -52 5 £464 +15.79% 2
West Midlands -12 1 £400 -3.03%
North West -17 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

1 114 (98.28%) F5
2 108 (93.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 85 (73.28%) Cisco
4 73 (62.93%) Firewall
5 53 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
5 53 (45.69%) DNS
6 42 (36.21%) Finance
6 42 (36.21%) Load Balancing
7 40 (34.48%) CheckPoint
8 39 (33.62%) WAN
8 39 (33.62%) LAN
8 39 (33.62%) BIG-IP
9 37 (31.90%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (30.17%) BGP
11 34 (29.31%) CCNP
12 31 (26.72%) DHCP
12 31 (26.72%) OSPF
13 29 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
15 27 (23.28%) Juniper
16 26 (22.41%) Blue Coat
17 25 (21.55%) EIGRP
18 24 (20.69%) VPN
18 24 (20.69%) SSL
19 23 (19.83%) Unix
20 22 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
21 21 (18.10%) Network Security
22 20 (17.24%) Banking
22 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
23 17 (14.66%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.17%) JBoss
3 5 (4.31%) Apache
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.86%) IIS
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 108 (93.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 73 (62.93%) Firewall
3 53 (45.69%) DNS
4 39 (33.62%) BIG-IP
4 39 (33.62%) LAN
4 39 (33.62%) WAN
5 37 (31.90%) Cisco ASA
6 35 (30.17%) BGP
7 31 (26.72%) DHCP
7 31 (26.72%) OSPF
8 29 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 25 (21.55%) EIGRP
11 24 (20.69%) SSL
11 24 (20.69%) VPN
12 22 (18.97%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (18.10%) Network Security
14 16 (13.79%) MPLS
15 15 (12.93%) HTTP
16 12 (10.34%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.86%) OLTP
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.86%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 42 (36.21%) Finance
2 20 (17.24%) Banking
3 15 (12.93%) Investment Banking
4 7 (6.03%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.72%) Legal
5 2 (1.72%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 49 (42.24%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.07%) Network Specialist
3 9 (7.76%) Administrator
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Security Engineer
5 7 (6.03%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (6.03%) WAN Engineer
6 6 (5.17%) Architect
6 6 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Consultant
7 5 (4.31%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Middleware Engineer
7 5 (4.31%) Network Security Specialist
7 5 (4.31%) Security Specialist
7 5 (4.31%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (2.59%) Cisco Administrator
8 3 (2.59%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (2.59%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) Middleware
2 7 (6.03%) REST
2 7 (6.03%) SOAP
3 5 (4.31%) J2EE
4 4 (3.45%) CSS
5 2 (1.72%) XML
6 1 (0.86%) Java EE
6 1 (0.86%) JSON
6 1 (0.86%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.86%) Web Services
6 1 (0.86%) WSDL
6 1 (0.86%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.24%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.62%) Computer Science
3 9 (7.76%) Clustering
4 7 (6.03%) Algorithms
5 5 (4.31%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.31%) Thin Client
6 4 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.86%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.86%) Replication
8 1 (0.86%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.83%) Unix
2 17 (14.66%) Windows
3 12 (10.34%) Linux
4 3 (2.59%) CatOS
5 1 (0.86%) CentOS
5 1 (0.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.21%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.66%) Change Management
3 9 (7.76%) Migration
4 7 (6.03%) E-Commerce
4 7 (6.03%) High Availability
4 7 (6.03%) Low Latency
4 7 (6.03%) Network Architecture
4 7 (6.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.03%) Security Architecture
5 6 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.17%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.17%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.45%) ITIL
6 4 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 4 (3.45%) Network Design
6 4 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (2.59%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (2.59%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 3 (2.59%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.17%) Perl
1 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
1 6 (5.17%) Tcl
2 5 (4.31%) C
3 2 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (0.86%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.86%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.86%) Lisp
4 1 (0.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.31%) CCNP
3 15 (12.93%) CCIE
4 11 (9.48%) Degree
5 10 (8.62%) CCSE
6 7 (6.03%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.17%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.45%) CCNA
9 3 (2.59%) CCSA
10 2 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.72%) HND
11 1 (0.86%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (0.86%) CCA
11 1 (0.86%) CCEE
11 1 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.86%) MCSA
11 1 (0.86%) MCSE
11 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.90%) Firmware
4 2 (1.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.86%) NFS
5 1 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.86%) UAG
5 1 (0.86%) vCloud
5 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.86%) vSphere
5 1 (0.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (12.07%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.72%) SCOM
3 1 (0.86%) OpenView
3 1 (0.86%) RANCID
3 1 (0.86%) SCCM
3 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.86%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 114 (98.28%) F5
2 85 (73.28%) Cisco
3 40 (34.48%) CheckPoint
4 27 (23.28%) Juniper
5 26 (22.41%) Blue Coat
6 16 (13.79%) Infoblox
7 14 (12.07%) Palo Alto
8 11 (9.48%) VMware
9 8 (6.90%) Citrix
10 7 (6.03%) Aruba
10 7 (6.03%) HP
11 6 (5.17%) SolarWinds
12 5 (4.31%) Imperva
13 4 (3.45%) Intel Security
13 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.45%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.59%) Akamai
14 3 (2.59%) Avaya
14 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
14 3 (2.59%) Oracle