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 28 May 2016 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 558 534 530
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 67 77 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 1.02% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 46 43
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £283 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
7814 7525 6422
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.61% 15.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4812 4262 3548
Median daily rate £400 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 430 370
Median hourly rate £26.00 £25.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.38 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £43.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 28 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the England region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +5 16 £363 +15.07% 2
London -35 16 £425 +13.33% 2
East of England +22 14 £494 +59.35% 2
Yorkshire +15 12 £443 +26.42% 2
West Midlands -13 3 £350 +10.51%
North East -39 3 £303 -
North West -3 2 - -
South West -7 1 £330 -45.00% 1
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F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 118 (98.33%) F5
2 106 (88.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 90 (75.00%) Cisco
4 71 (59.17%) Firewall
5 55 (45.83%) DNS
6 54 (45.00%) CheckPoint
7 50 (41.67%) Finance
8 49 (40.83%) BIG-IP
9 45 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (37.50%) Load Balancing
10 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
11 33 (27.50%) TCP/IP
12 32 (26.67%) LAN
12 32 (26.67%) WAN
12 32 (26.67%) Juniper
12 32 (26.67%) Blue Coat
13 26 (21.67%) CCNP
14 24 (20.00%) HTTP
14 24 (20.00%) Unix
14 24 (20.00%) MPLS
14 24 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 23 (19.17%) BGP
16 22 (18.33%) SSL
17 18 (15.00%) VPN
17 18 (15.00%) Network Security
18 17 (14.17%) DHCP
18 17 (14.17%) Banking
19 15 (12.50%) Palo Alto
20 14 (11.67%) OSPF
20 14 (11.67%) Internet

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 2 (1.67%) Apache
1 2 (1.67%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.83%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.83%) IIS
2 1 (0.83%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) nginx
2 1 (0.83%) Node.js
2 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (88.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 71 (59.17%) Firewall
3 55 (45.83%) DNS
4 49 (40.83%) BIG-IP
5 45 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (27.50%) TCP/IP
7 32 (26.67%) LAN
7 32 (26.67%) WAN
8 24 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (20.00%) HTTP
8 24 (20.00%) MPLS
9 23 (19.17%) BGP
10 22 (18.33%) SSL
11 18 (15.00%) Network Security
11 18 (15.00%) VPN
12 17 (14.17%) DHCP
13 14 (11.67%) Internet
13 14 (11.67%) OSPF
14 12 (10.00%) Wireless
15 11 (9.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.83%) Gitweb
1 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 50 (41.67%) Finance
2 17 (14.17%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Investment Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Law
5 3 (2.50%) Local Government
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
6 2 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.00%) Administrator
3 9 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 8 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Consultant
5 7 (5.83%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Security Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (5.83%) Systems Administrator
6 6 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (5.00%) WAN Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Data Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Design Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (4.17%) IP Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
7 5 (4.17%) Senior Data Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (3.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.83%) REST
1 7 (5.83%) SOAP
2 1 (0.83%) J2EE
2 1 (0.83%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (0.83%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.83%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (5.83%) Algorithms
3 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.00%) MPEG
4 6 (5.00%) Streaming Media
5 5 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.83%) Clustering
6 1 (0.83%) DataPower
6 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.83%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (0.83%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.00%) Unix
2 13 (10.83%) Windows
3 9 (7.50%) Linux
4 6 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 13 (10.83%) Change Management
3 9 (7.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 8 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (5.83%) High Availability
5 7 (5.83%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.83%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.00%) HOOD
6 6 (5.00%) Migration
7 5 (4.17%) ITIL
7 5 (4.17%) Low Latency
7 5 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.17%) Security Architecture
8 4 (3.33%) Converged Infrastructure
8 4 (3.33%) Financial Modelling
9 3 (2.50%) Capacity Management
9 3 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (2.50%) Service Design
9 3 (2.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (2.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.83%) Bash Shell
1 7 (5.83%) Perl
1 7 (5.83%) Python
1 7 (5.83%) Tcl
2 5 (4.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.67%) C
4 1 (0.83%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.83%) PHP
4 1 (0.83%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (21.67%) CCNP
3 13 (10.83%) CCIE
4 10 (8.33%) CCNA
5 7 (5.83%) CCSE
5 7 (5.83%) Degree
6 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.33%) Security Cleared
7 3 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.67%) CCDP
8 2 (1.67%) CCSA
8 2 (1.67%) HND
8 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.83%) Avaya Certification
9 1 (0.83%) CCDA
9 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (0.83%) MCSE
9 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.50%) Firmware
3 7 (5.83%) Active Directory
4 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.17%) vSphere
6 1 (0.83%) NFS
6 1 (0.83%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.50%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.83%) Ansible
3 1 (0.83%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.83%) Grafana
3 1 (0.83%) Graphite
3 1 (0.83%) Graylog
3 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.83%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (0.83%) Icinga
3 1 (0.83%) Nagios
3 1 (0.83%) OPNET
3 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) StatsD
3 1 (0.83%) Terraform
3 1 (0.83%) vMotion
Vendors
1 118 (98.33%) F5
2 90 (75.00%) Cisco
3 54 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 32 (26.67%) Blue Coat
4 32 (26.67%) Juniper
5 15 (12.50%) Palo Alto
6 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
6 13 (10.83%) VMware
7 9 (7.50%) Akamai
7 9 (7.50%) Aruba
8 8 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 8 (6.67%) Fortinet
8 8 (6.67%) HP
9 6 (5.00%) Apple
9 6 (5.00%) Oracle
9 6 (5.00%) SevOne
10 5 (4.17%) TippingPoint
11 4 (3.33%) BMC
11 4 (3.33%) IBM
11 4 (3.33%) Intel Security