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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 507 522 531
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 81 61 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.12% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.80% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 44 25
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £343 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £517 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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
7540 7613 6656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.02% 14.88% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4386 4213 3695
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 424 386
Average hourly rate £21.53 £22.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.15% -2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.65 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.57
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £23.50 £23.36
% change year-on-year
-8.40% +0.62%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +13 49 £435 -4.91% 2
South East -12 13 £438 -2.77% 2
South West -6 9 £400 -11.11% 3
Midlands - 4 £320 -
West Midlands - 4 £310 -
Yorkshire -30 2 £429 +31.84%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 152 (100.00%) F5
2 141 (92.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 122 (80.26%) Firewall
4 110 (72.37%) Cisco
5 89 (58.55%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (42.76%) Juniper
7 64 (42.11%) CCNP
8 61 (40.13%) CheckPoint
9 59 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
10 57 (37.50%) BGP
11 55 (36.18%) Load Balancing
12 53 (34.87%) WAN
13 52 (34.21%) MPLS
13 52 (34.21%) OSPF
14 51 (33.55%) Network Security
15 45 (29.61%) IPsec
15 45 (29.61%) BIG-IP
15 45 (29.61%) VoIP
15 45 (29.61%) TCP/IP
15 45 (29.61%) UNIX
16 43 (28.29%) Data Centre
17 42 (27.63%) Blue Coat
17 42 (27.63%) SolarWinds
18 41 (26.97%) Cisco IOS
18 41 (26.97%) Finance
18 41 (26.97%) VPN
19 40 (26.32%) DNS
20 37 (24.34%) Wireless
21 35 (23.03%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (21.71%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 10 (6.58%) WebLogic
2 9 (5.92%) JBoss
2 9 (5.92%) Apache
2 9 (5.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.29%) IIS
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.66%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.66%) nginx
5 1 (0.66%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) MS Office
1 1 (0.66%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) RMDS
2 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 141 (92.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 122 (80.26%) Firewall
3 59 (38.82%) Cisco ASA
4 57 (37.50%) BGP
5 53 (34.87%) WAN
6 52 (34.21%) MPLS
6 52 (34.21%) OSPF
7 51 (33.55%) Network Security
8 45 (29.61%) BIG-IP
8 45 (29.61%) IPsec
8 45 (29.61%) VoIP
8 45 (29.61%) TCP/IP
9 41 (26.97%) VPN
9 41 (26.97%) Cisco IOS
10 40 (26.32%) DNS
11 37 (24.34%) Wireless
12 35 (23.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (21.05%) TACACS
14 30 (19.74%) EIGRP
15 27 (17.76%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 41 (26.97%) Finance
2 8 (5.26%) Banking
3 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.63%) Retail
5 3 (1.97%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Legal
5 3 (1.97%) Advertising
5 3 (1.97%) Publishing
6 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.32%) Electronics
6 2 (1.32%) Marketing
7 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (53.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (9.87%) Administrator
3 14 (9.21%) Consultant
4 13 (8.55%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Middleware Engineer
6 8 (5.26%) Architect
7 6 (3.95%) Network Consultant
7 6 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (3.95%) Network Support
7 6 (3.95%) Network Architect
8 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Designer
9 4 (2.63%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (2.63%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (2.63%) Security Engineer
10 3 (1.97%) Network Specialist
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (1.97%) Cisco Network Architect
10 3 (1.97%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) CSS
2 11 (7.24%) Middleware
3 9 (5.92%) J2EE
4 7 (4.61%) 802.1X
5 5 (3.29%) Rendezvous
6 3 (1.97%) Web Services
7 1 (0.66%) XSD
7 1 (0.66%) JMS
7 1 (0.66%) WSDL
7 1 (0.66%) SOAP
7 1 (0.66%) Java EE
7 1 (0.66%) JSON
7 1 (0.66%) WCF
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (0.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.29%) Data Centre
2 27 (17.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (7.24%) Clustering
4 7 (4.61%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.29%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.32%) DTV
8 1 (0.66%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.66%) Replication
8 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.66%) DataPower
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 45 (29.61%) UNIX
2 33 (21.71%) Windows
3 22 (14.47%) Linux
4 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.66%) AIX
6 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (36.18%) Load Balancing
2 31 (20.39%) ITIL
3 28 (18.42%) WAN Optimisation
4 27 (17.76%) Service Management
5 22 (14.47%) DDoS Mitigation
6 15 (9.87%) Network Management
7 14 (9.21%) E-Commerce
8 13 (8.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 11 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (7.24%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (7.24%) Kanban
9 11 (7.24%) Scrum
9 11 (7.24%) Network Design
10 10 (6.58%) Change Management
11 9 (5.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (5.92%) High Availability
12 8 (5.26%) Network Architecture
13 6 (3.95%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
14 5 (3.29%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (7.24%) VB
2 10 (6.58%) Perl
3 9 (5.92%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.63%) Java
4 4 (2.63%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 89 (58.55%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (42.11%) CCNP
3 24 (15.79%) Degree
4 19 (12.50%) CCIE
5 13 (8.55%) CCNA
6 11 (7.24%) CCSE
6 11 (7.24%) Security Cleared
7 10 (6.58%) CCSA
8 6 (3.95%) CISSP
9 4 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.63%) CCDP
10 3 (1.97%) CCA
10 3 (1.97%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.97%) CCSP
10 3 (1.97%) MCSE
10 3 (1.97%) MCSA
10 3 (1.97%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (1.97%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (1.97%) CCEE
11 2 (1.32%) Avaya Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) SLA
2 3 (1.97%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.63%) XenApp
2 4 (2.63%) vSphere
3 3 (1.97%) UAG
3 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.32%) Squid
5 1 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (12.50%) RANCID
2 13 (8.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (5.26%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (2.63%) OPNET
4 4 (2.63%) SCCM
5 3 (1.97%) SCOM
5 3 (1.97%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.66%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 152 (100.00%) F5
2 110 (72.37%) Cisco
3 65 (42.76%) Juniper
4 61 (40.13%) CheckPoint
5 42 (27.63%) Blue Coat
5 42 (27.63%) SolarWinds
6 28 (18.42%) Citrix
7 22 (14.47%) McAfee
8 21 (13.82%) Infoblox
9 16 (10.53%) Fortinet
10 13 (8.55%) TippingPoint
11 12 (7.89%) HP
11 12 (7.89%) BMC
12 11 (7.24%) Riverbed
13 10 (6.58%) IBM
14 7 (4.61%) Red Hat
14 7 (4.61%) LogLogic
14 7 (4.61%) Tufin
15 6 (3.95%) NetScout
15 6 (3.95%) VMware