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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 470 493 493
Rank change year-on-year
+23 0
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 85 41 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.092% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 20 7
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £330 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £528 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £420 £394
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +6.66%
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
6809 5976 6520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.73% 13.43% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3877 3233 3179
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 365 610
Average hourly rate £22.69 £18.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.05% -16.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.11%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +18 39 £413 -0.60% 5
Yorkshire +26 29 £401 +3.35% 1
South East - 8 £516 - 3
South West - 5 £465 -
East of England -1 1 £413 +6.45%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 135 (100.00%) F5
2 120 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 112 (82.96%) Cisco
4 99 (73.33%) Firewall
5 79 (58.52%) Cisco ASA
6 76 (56.30%) Cisco Certification
7 75 (55.56%) CheckPoint
8 67 (49.63%) CCNP
9 65 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
10 64 (47.41%) Blue Coat
11 60 (44.44%) Juniper
12 59 (43.70%) Network Security
13 58 (42.96%) DNS
13 58 (42.96%) OSPF
14 55 (40.74%) Load Balancing
15 52 (38.52%) VMware
16 51 (37.78%) BGP
17 48 (35.56%) BIG-IP
18 47 (34.81%) NetScreen
19 45 (33.33%) Citrix
19 45 (33.33%) DHCP
20 44 (32.59%) CCSE
21 42 (31.11%) E-Commerce
22 41 (30.37%) HP
23 40 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 40 (29.63%) Infoblox
24 33 (24.44%) Linux
25 32 (23.70%) DMVPN
26 29 (21.48%) Cisco Nexus
26 29 (21.48%) WAN

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (7.41%) IIS
2 7 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (5.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.74%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.74%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.74%) MediaWiki
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 99 (73.33%) Firewall
3 79 (58.52%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (48.15%) Cisco IOS
5 59 (43.70%) Network Security
6 58 (42.96%) DNS
6 58 (42.96%) OSPF
7 51 (37.78%) BGP
8 48 (35.56%) BIG-IP
9 47 (34.81%) NetScreen
10 45 (33.33%) DHCP
11 32 (23.70%) DMVPN
12 29 (21.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (21.48%) WAN
13 22 (16.30%) VPN
14 17 (12.59%) Junos
15 16 (11.85%) MPLS
15 16 (11.85%) LAN
16 15 (11.11%) SAN
17 13 (9.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.48%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.48%) OLTP
4 1 (0.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (15.56%) Finance
2 9 (6.67%) Games
3 4 (2.96%) Retail
4 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (37.04%) Network Engineer
2 27 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 27 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 26 (19.26%) Network Security Specialist
4 23 (17.04%) Consultant
5 16 (11.85%) Architect
6 12 (8.89%) Network Consultant
7 8 (5.93%) Designer
8 7 (5.19%) Security Consultant
8 7 (5.19%) Analyst
8 7 (5.19%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.44%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.70%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Design Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (3.70%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Security Designer
11 4 (2.96%) Firewall Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) Rendezvous
2 2 (1.48%) Java EE
2 2 (1.48%) JSON
2 2 (1.48%) REST
2 2 (1.48%) Middleware
2 2 (1.48%) SOAP
2 2 (1.48%) Web Services
2 2 (1.48%) XSD
2 2 (1.48%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (19.26%) Thin Client
2 26 (19.26%) Fat Client
3 11 (8.15%) Cryptography
4 8 (5.93%) Online Games
5 4 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.74%) Tandem
6 1 (0.74%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 33 (24.44%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) Windows
3 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.48%) MVS
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 42 (31.11%) E-Commerce
3 24 (17.78%) ITIL
4 21 (15.56%) Network Design
5 19 (14.07%) Service Management
6 17 (12.59%) Mentoring
7 13 (9.63%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 9 (6.67%) Network Management
9 9 (6.67%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.67%) Time Management
9 9 (6.67%) Line Management
10 8 (5.93%) Network Architecture
11 7 (5.19%) WAN Optimisation
12 6 (4.44%) Project Management
12 6 (4.44%) Change Management
13 4 (2.96%) Root Cause Analysis
14 3 (2.22%) B2B
14 3 (2.22%) DevOps
15 2 (1.48%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.30%) C
2 7 (5.19%) Lisp
3 3 (2.22%) SQL
4 2 (1.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 76 (56.30%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (49.63%) CCNP
3 44 (32.59%) CCSE
4 11 (8.15%) CCIE
5 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.93%) Degree
6 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.93%) CCDP
7 7 (5.19%) CCNA
8 4 (2.96%) CISSP
9 3 (2.22%) CCSP
10 2 (1.48%) CCSA
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIA
11 1 (0.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.63%) SLA
1 13 (9.63%) QA
2 7 (5.19%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.48%) COBIT
4 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.74%) GPG13
4 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (12.59%) vSphere
3 12 (8.89%) XenServer
4 9 (6.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.93%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.19%) Hyper-V
6 7 (5.19%) XenApp
6 7 (5.19%) UAG
7 4 (2.96%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.74%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 9 (6.67%) WhatsUp Gold
2 8 (5.93%) SCCM
3 7 (5.19%) OPNET
3 7 (5.19%) SCOM
4 5 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (2.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.74%) Puppet
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) F5
2 112 (82.96%) Cisco
3 75 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 64 (47.41%) Blue Coat
5 60 (44.44%) Juniper
6 52 (38.52%) VMware
7 45 (33.33%) Citrix
8 41 (30.37%) HP
9 40 (29.63%) Infoblox
10 28 (20.74%) Imperva
11 23 (17.04%) TippingPoint
12 15 (11.11%) McAfee
13 11 (8.15%) Microsoft
14 8 (5.93%) Nokia
15 7 (5.19%) BMC
15 7 (5.19%) EMC
15 7 (5.19%) 3PAR
16 6 (4.44%) SolarWinds
16 6 (4.44%) Riverbed
16 6 (4.44%) IBM