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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 488 525 491
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -34
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 92 47 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.21% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 36 20
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +9.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £388 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.75
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
7610 6596 6712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.02% 13.30% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4218 3558 3455
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 365 546
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -10.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -10.11%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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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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 +15 34 £318 -20.62% 4
South East +11 24 £315 -21.25% 1
Yorkshire -3 20 £401 -
West Midlands -15 6 - -
East of England +7 5 £450 +12.50% 1
North East -3 1 - -
South West - 1 £600 -
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F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 177 (100.00%) F5
2 161 (90.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 158 (89.27%) Cisco
3 158 (89.27%) Firewall
4 120 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
5 110 (62.15%) Cisco ASA
6 104 (58.76%) CheckPoint
7 102 (57.63%) Blue Coat
8 99 (55.93%) CCNP
9 92 (51.98%) OSPF
10 91 (51.41%) Cisco IOS
11 88 (49.72%) Juniper
12 87 (49.15%) DNS
13 85 (48.02%) Network Security
14 80 (45.20%) BGP
15 78 (44.07%) Load Balancing
16 76 (42.94%) BIG-IP
16 76 (42.94%) DHCP
17 66 (37.29%) Infoblox
18 65 (36.72%) NetScreen
19 64 (36.16%) Citrix
20 63 (35.59%) VMware
21 61 (34.46%) CCSE
22 57 (32.20%) E-Commerce
23 54 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
24 50 (28.25%) HP
25 45 (25.42%) DMVPN
26 41 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
27 40 (22.60%) Service Management
28 39 (22.03%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 9 (5.08%) IIS
2 3 (1.69%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.56%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.56%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (8.47%) RMDS
2 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.13%) SaaS
1 2 (1.13%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 161 (90.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 158 (89.27%) Firewall
3 110 (62.15%) Cisco ASA
4 92 (51.98%) OSPF
5 91 (51.41%) Cisco IOS
6 87 (49.15%) DNS
7 85 (48.02%) Network Security
8 80 (45.20%) BGP
9 76 (42.94%) BIG-IP
9 76 (42.94%) DHCP
10 65 (36.72%) NetScreen
11 45 (25.42%) DMVPN
12 41 (23.16%) Cisco Nexus
13 38 (21.47%) VPN
13 38 (21.47%) MPLS
14 34 (19.21%) WAN
15 31 (17.51%) VoIP
16 29 (16.38%) Wireless
16 29 (16.38%) IPsec
17 27 (15.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
1 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.13%) OLTP
2 2 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.56%) MySQL
General
1 34 (19.21%) Finance
2 8 (4.52%) Retail
3 7 (3.95%) Games
4 6 (3.39%) Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.13%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
7 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 80 (45.20%) Network Engineer
2 34 (19.21%) Network Specialist
2 34 (19.21%) Network Security Specialist
2 34 (19.21%) Security Specialist
3 24 (13.56%) Consultant
4 17 (9.60%) Network Consultant
4 17 (9.60%) Architect
5 11 (6.21%) Security Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Network Security Consultant
6 10 (5.65%) Firewall Consultant
7 9 (5.08%) Network Architect
7 9 (5.08%) Designer
8 8 (4.52%) Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.39%) Network Designer
9 6 (3.39%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 6 (3.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (2.82%) Security Engineer
10 5 (2.82%) Network Design Engineer
10 5 (2.82%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.47%) Rendezvous
2 7 (3.95%) CSS
3 5 (2.82%) Web Services
4 3 (1.69%) Java EE
4 3 (1.69%) JSON
4 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 3 (1.69%) SOAP
4 3 (1.69%) XSD
4 3 (1.69%) WSDL
4 3 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (0.56%) WCF
5 1 (0.56%) JMS
5 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.21%) Fat Client
1 34 (19.21%) Thin Client
2 31 (17.51%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.39%) Online Games
5 5 (2.82%) Cryptography
5 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.56%) Tandem
6 1 (0.56%) DTV
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.90%) Linux
2 12 (6.78%) Windows
3 7 (3.95%) UNIX
4 5 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) CentOS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (44.07%) Load Balancing
2 57 (32.20%) E-Commerce
3 40 (22.60%) Service Management
4 39 (22.03%) ITIL
5 24 (13.56%) Mentoring
6 22 (12.43%) Network Design
7 19 (10.73%) Network Architecture
8 17 (9.60%) Change Management
9 14 (7.91%) Line Management
10 11 (6.21%) Incident Management
11 9 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.08%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (4.52%) WAN Optimisation
13 7 (3.95%) Scrum
13 7 (3.95%) Kanban
13 7 (3.95%) Project Management
13 7 (3.95%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (3.95%) Network Management
14 5 (2.82%) Time Management
15 4 (2.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.69%) C
2 11 (6.21%) Lisp
3 3 (1.69%) Java
3 3 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 120 (67.80%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (55.93%) CCNP
3 61 (34.46%) CCSE
4 21 (11.86%) Degree
5 16 (9.04%) CCIE
5 16 (9.04%) CISSP
6 15 (8.47%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.21%) CCNA
7 11 (6.21%) CCDP
8 6 (3.39%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.26%) CCSP
9 4 (2.26%) CCSA
10 3 (1.69%) Avaya Certification
11 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.56%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.56%) MCSE
12 1 (0.56%) MCSA
12 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) SLA
2 9 (5.08%) QA
3 4 (2.26%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.13%) COBIT
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.56%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (30.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.60%) XenServer
3 7 (3.95%) vSphere
4 4 (2.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.13%) UAG
6 2 (1.13%) XenApp
6 2 (1.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.13%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.56%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) RANCID
2 11 (6.21%) OPNET
3 6 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.26%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (2.26%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (1.69%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.69%) SCCM
7 2 (1.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 177 (100.00%) F5
2 158 (89.27%) Cisco
3 104 (58.76%) CheckPoint
4 102 (57.63%) Blue Coat
5 88 (49.72%) Juniper
6 66 (37.29%) Infoblox
7 64 (36.16%) Citrix
8 63 (35.59%) VMware
9 50 (28.25%) HP
10 36 (20.34%) Imperva
10 36 (20.34%) SolarWinds
11 33 (18.64%) TippingPoint
12 18 (10.17%) NetScout
13 17 (9.60%) Bloomberg
14 16 (9.04%) McAfee
15 15 (8.47%) Tufin
15 15 (8.47%) TIBCO
15 15 (8.47%) BMC
15 15 (8.47%) LogLogic
16 14 (7.91%) Radianz
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