The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 498 512 533
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +21
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 84 46 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.095% 0.088%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.69% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 24
Average daily rate
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£438 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £324 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.77% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
7663 6620 8356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.76% 13.70% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4291 3696 3918
Average daily rate £370 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.46% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 367 620
Average hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the England region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the England region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the England region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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 +14 29 £458 +1.66% 4
West Midlands -1 17 £275 -35.48% 1
South West - 11 £458 -
South East 0 8 £430 +10.96% 7
East of England -23 4 £325 -16.12%
Yorkshire -5 1 £358 -7.74%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 143 (98.62%) F5
2 121 (83.45%) Cisco
3 105 (72.41%) Firewall
4 97 (66.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 78 (53.79%) CheckPoint
6 71 (48.97%) Juniper
7 68 (46.90%) Cisco ASA
8 63 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
9 61 (42.07%) Network Security
10 54 (37.24%) BIG-IP
10 54 (37.24%) CCNP
11 51 (35.17%) OSPF
11 51 (35.17%) BGP
12 50 (34.48%) Blue Coat
13 47 (32.41%) Load Balancing
14 41 (28.28%) DNS
15 36 (24.83%) WAN
16 34 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 33 (22.76%) HP
18 32 (22.07%) Linux
19 31 (21.38%) Citrix
19 31 (21.38%) Cisco IOS
20 30 (20.69%) NetScreen
21 28 (19.31%) CCSE
21 28 (19.31%) ITIL
22 27 (18.62%) LAN
23 26 (17.93%) DHCP
24 23 (15.86%) E-Commerce
24 23 (15.86%) McAfee
24 23 (15.86%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.52%) IIS
2 6 (4.14%) Apache
3 4 (2.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.07%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.38%) nginx
5 2 (1.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.07%) MS Office
1 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 105 (72.41%) Firewall
2 97 (66.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 68 (46.90%) Cisco ASA
4 61 (42.07%) Network Security
5 54 (37.24%) BIG-IP
6 51 (35.17%) OSPF
6 51 (35.17%) BGP
7 41 (28.28%) DNS
8 36 (24.83%) WAN
9 34 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 31 (21.38%) Cisco IOS
11 30 (20.69%) NetScreen
12 27 (18.62%) LAN
13 26 (17.93%) DHCP
14 23 (15.86%) DMVPN
15 21 (14.48%) VPN
16 19 (13.10%) SSL
17 15 (10.34%) MPLS
18 14 (9.66%) Wireless
19 11 (7.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.38%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (9.66%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Banking
3 6 (4.14%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.76%) Games
5 3 (2.07%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.38%) Retail
6 2 (1.38%) Local Government
6 2 (1.38%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Legal
7 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (37.24%) Network Engineer
2 29 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 28 (19.31%) Consultant
4 22 (15.17%) Network Consultant
4 22 (15.17%) Security Specialist
5 20 (13.79%) Network Security Specialist
6 15 (10.34%) Security Engineer
7 14 (9.66%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.21%) Architect
9 8 (5.52%) Security Consultant
9 8 (5.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 8 (5.52%) Network Security Consultant
10 7 (4.83%) Security Architect
10 7 (4.83%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.83%) Design Engineer
11 6 (4.14%) Security Designer
11 6 (4.14%) Designer
11 6 (4.14%) Monitoring Specialist
12 5 (3.45%) Network Designer
12 5 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.97%) CSS
2 6 (4.14%) Middleware
3 4 (2.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.69%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (13.10%) Thin Client
1 19 (13.10%) Fat Client
2 12 (8.28%) User Experience
3 10 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.21%) Visualisation
5 4 (2.76%) Online Games
6 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.38%) PKI
7 2 (1.38%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.38%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) CESG
8 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.07%) Linux
2 12 (8.28%) Windows
3 6 (4.14%) UNIX
3 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.38%) Debian
4 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.38%) CentOS
4 2 (1.38%) Mac OS
4 2 (1.38%) MVS
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (32.41%) Load Balancing
2 28 (19.31%) ITIL
3 23 (15.86%) E-Commerce
4 19 (13.10%) Network Management
4 19 (13.10%) Mentoring
5 18 (12.41%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (8.97%) Network Architecture
6 13 (8.97%) Service Management
6 13 (8.97%) Network Design
7 10 (6.90%) Line Management
8 9 (6.21%) Migration
9 8 (5.52%) Identity Management
9 8 (5.52%) Change Control
10 7 (4.83%) Incident Management
11 6 (4.14%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.14%) Change Management
11 6 (4.14%) Analytics
11 6 (4.14%) DevOps
12 4 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (2.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (11.72%) C
2 6 (4.14%) Perl
3 4 (2.76%) Java
4 2 (1.38%) SQL
4 2 (1.38%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 63 (43.45%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (37.24%) CCNP
3 28 (19.31%) CCSE
4 23 (15.86%) Security Cleared
5 19 (13.10%) SC Cleared
5 19 (13.10%) CCNA
6 8 (5.52%) Degree
7 6 (4.14%) HP ASE
7 6 (4.14%) ACSP
8 4 (2.76%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.07%) CCIE
10 2 (1.38%) CCSA
10 2 (1.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.38%) CISSP
11 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.69%) CCSP
11 1 (0.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) SLA
2 6 (4.14%) QA
3 2 (1.38%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (14.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.66%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.45%) vSphere
4 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) OPNET
2 6 (4.14%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.76%) OpenView
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco IPCC
5 2 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.38%) Puppet
5 2 (1.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.69%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.69%) RANCID
Vendors
1 143 (98.62%) F5
2 121 (83.45%) Cisco
3 78 (53.79%) CheckPoint
4 71 (48.97%) Juniper
5 50 (34.48%) Blue Coat
6 33 (22.76%) HP
7 31 (21.38%) Citrix
8 23 (15.86%) VMware
8 23 (15.86%) McAfee
9 21 (14.48%) Infoblox
10 19 (13.10%) Imperva
11 15 (10.34%) SolarWinds
11 15 (10.34%) Nokia
12 14 (9.66%) Fortinet
13 12 (8.28%) Riverbed
13 12 (8.28%) BMC
14 11 (7.59%) IronPort
15 9 (6.21%) TippingPoint
16 8 (5.52%) Meraki
17 7 (4.83%) Aruba
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