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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 563 556 555
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 65 78 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.04% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 44
Median daily rate £438 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £323 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £470 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -
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
7811 7520 7531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.57% 14.14% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 4821 4347 4140
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 487 423
Median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.37% +0.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £12.49 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £21.53 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+67.24% -4.33%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
London -44 25 £475 +9.19%
Yorkshire +15 13 £400 -6.65% 1
South East +13 13 £394 -10.00%
North West - 5 £520 - 1
East of England - 5 - -
South West +12 2 £475 +5.55%
North East - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 130 (98.48%) F5
2 113 (85.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 98 (74.24%) Cisco
4 77 (58.33%) Firewall
5 65 (49.24%) CheckPoint
6 54 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (37.12%) DNS
8 46 (34.85%) BIG-IP
9 43 (32.58%) Load Balancing
10 40 (30.30%) Finance
11 37 (28.03%) Cisco Certification
11 37 (28.03%) Juniper
12 33 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
14 31 (23.48%) CCNP
15 29 (21.97%) Blue Coat
16 23 (17.42%) Network Security
16 23 (17.42%) ITIL
16 23 (17.42%) LAN
16 23 (17.42%) WAN
17 21 (15.91%) Wireless
17 21 (15.91%) MPLS
17 21 (15.91%) BGP
17 21 (15.91%) TippingPoint
18 20 (15.15%) Palo Alto
19 19 (14.39%) Data Centre
19 19 (14.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
20 18 (13.64%) VPN
20 18 (13.64%) SSL
20 18 (13.64%) VMware

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 8 (6.06%) Apache
1 8 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 7 (5.30%) OpenStack
3 5 (3.79%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (3.79%) Confluence
3 5 (3.79%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.79%) nginx
4 4 (3.03%) JBoss
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.52%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) FileNet
6 1 (0.76%) IIS
6 1 (0.76%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.52%) MS Project
1 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 113 (85.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 77 (58.33%) Firewall
3 54 (40.91%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (37.12%) DNS
5 46 (34.85%) BIG-IP
6 33 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (24.24%) TCP/IP
8 23 (17.42%) LAN
8 23 (17.42%) Network Security
8 23 (17.42%) WAN
9 21 (15.91%) BGP
9 21 (15.91%) MPLS
9 21 (15.91%) Wireless
10 18 (13.64%) SSL
10 18 (13.64%) VPN
11 15 (11.36%) DHCP
11 15 (11.36%) HTTP
12 14 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
13 12 (9.09%) WAAS
13 12 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.79%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (3.79%) Redis
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.79%) Gitweb
1 5 (3.79%) Jenkins
1 5 (3.79%) JIRA
2 1 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (30.30%) Finance
2 18 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.27%) Law
5 2 (1.52%) Local Government
5 2 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 49 (37.12%) Network Engineer
2 16 (12.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (10.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (9.85%) Consultant
4 13 (9.85%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (6.82%) Network Consultant
5 9 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 7 (5.30%) Administrator
7 7 (5.30%) Architect
7 7 (5.30%) Network Specialist
8 6 (4.55%) Design Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (4.55%) Security Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (3.79%) Network Support
9 5 (3.79%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.03%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (3.03%) Network Architect
10 4 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.79%) LAPP Stack
1 5 (3.79%) Node.js
1 5 (3.79%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (3.03%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.52%) Java EE
3 2 (1.52%) SOAP
3 2 (1.52%) Spring
4 1 (0.76%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (0.76%) J2EE
4 1 (0.76%) Middleware
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.76%) RAML
4 1 (0.76%) REST
4 1 (0.76%) RESTful
4 1 (0.76%) Swagger
4 1 (0.76%) XML
4 1 (0.76%) XSLT
4 1 (0.76%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.39%) Data Centre
2 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (4.55%) MPEG
4 6 (4.55%) PKI
4 6 (4.55%) Streaming Media
5 5 (3.79%) DataPower
5 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.52%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.76%) Clustering
8 1 (0.76%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Unix
2 13 (9.85%) Linux
3 10 (7.58%) Windows
4 6 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.79%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (32.58%) Load Balancing
2 23 (17.42%) ITIL
3 14 (10.61%) Service Management
4 13 (9.85%) Change Management
4 13 (9.85%) Project Management
5 11 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 10 (7.58%) High Availability
7 9 (6.82%) Change Control
8 8 (6.06%) Converged Infrastructure
9 7 (5.30%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.30%) DDoS Mitigation
9 7 (5.30%) DevOps
9 7 (5.30%) Network Design
9 7 (5.30%) Scrum
10 6 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.55%) HOOD
11 5 (3.79%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (3.79%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.79%) Kanban
11 5 (3.79%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.06%) Perl
2 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
2 7 (5.30%) Python
3 5 (3.79%) PHP
3 5 (3.79%) SQL
4 4 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 37 (28.03%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.48%) CCNP
3 16 (12.12%) CCNA
4 8 (6.06%) CCIE
4 8 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 7 (5.30%) CCSE
6 6 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.27%) CCDP
7 3 (2.27%) CCSA
7 3 (2.27%) Degree
7 3 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.76%) CCDA
8 1 (0.76%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (0.76%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.76%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.76%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.61%) PCI DSS
2 13 (9.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.30%) SLA
4 2 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (12.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.30%) Firmware
3 6 (4.55%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.79%) NFS
4 5 (3.79%) Squid
4 5 (3.79%) vSphere
5 4 (3.03%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.52%) KVM
6 2 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.79%) Ansible
2 5 (3.79%) Grafana
2 5 (3.79%) Graphite
2 5 (3.79%) Graylog
2 5 (3.79%) HAProxy
2 5 (3.79%) Icinga
2 5 (3.79%) Nagios
2 5 (3.79%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.79%) StatsD
2 5 (3.79%) Terraform
2 5 (3.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.27%) HP UCMDB
3 3 (2.27%) OPNET
4 1 (0.76%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.76%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.76%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.76%) vMotion
Vendors
1 130 (98.48%) F5
2 98 (74.24%) Cisco
3 65 (49.24%) CheckPoint
4 37 (28.03%) Juniper
5 29 (21.97%) Blue Coat
6 21 (15.91%) TippingPoint
7 20 (15.15%) Palo Alto
8 19 (14.39%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 18 (13.64%) VMware
10 17 (12.88%) SolarWinds
11 15 (11.36%) Aruba
12 14 (10.61%) Microsoft
13 12 (9.09%) FireEye
13 12 (9.09%) Riverbed
14 11 (8.33%) Fortinet
14 11 (8.33%) LogLogic
14 11 (8.33%) Oracle
14 11 (8.33%) Radianz
14 11 (8.33%) Tufin
15 10 (7.58%) HP