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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 506 512 523
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 77 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.092% 0.098%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 0.68% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 30 32
Average daily rate
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£450 £389 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.75% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £329 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
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
7443 6649 8272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.61% 13.66% 15.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4074 3675 3832
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 403 385 650
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -2.00%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +29 29 £430 -0.57% 7
South West - 14 £450 -
West Midlands -13 10 £275 - 1
South East -5 5 £450 +14.64% 2
East of England -32 3 £394 -1.56%
Yorkshire -4 2 £379 -2.19%
Midlands - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 141 (98.60%) F5
2 120 (83.92%) Cisco
3 110 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 105 (73.43%) Firewall
5 80 (55.94%) CheckPoint
6 71 (49.65%) Network Security
7 69 (48.25%) Cisco ASA
8 66 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
8 66 (46.15%) Juniper
9 60 (41.96%) Blue Coat
10 59 (41.26%) CCNP
11 56 (39.16%) BIG-IP
12 51 (35.66%) BGP
13 47 (32.87%) OSPF
14 45 (31.47%) DNS
15 41 (28.67%) Load Balancing
16 36 (25.17%) Citrix
16 36 (25.17%) NetScreen
17 35 (24.48%) Cisco IOS
17 35 (24.48%) Cisco Nexus
18 34 (23.78%) Linux
19 33 (23.08%) WAN
19 33 (23.08%) HP
20 32 (22.38%) CCSE
21 30 (20.98%) DMVPN
22 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
22 28 (19.58%) DHCP
23 26 (18.18%) VMware
23 26 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
23 26 (18.18%) Infoblox

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.59%) IIS
2 6 (4.20%) Apache
3 4 (2.80%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.10%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.40%) nginx
5 2 (1.40%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.10%) MS Office
1 3 (2.10%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 110 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 105 (73.43%) Firewall
3 71 (49.65%) Network Security
4 69 (48.25%) Cisco ASA
5 56 (39.16%) BIG-IP
6 51 (35.66%) BGP
7 47 (32.87%) OSPF
8 45 (31.47%) DNS
9 36 (25.17%) NetScreen
10 35 (24.48%) Cisco IOS
10 35 (24.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (23.08%) WAN
12 30 (20.98%) DMVPN
13 28 (19.58%) DHCP
14 22 (15.38%) LAN
15 21 (14.69%) VPN
16 20 (13.99%) SSL
17 16 (11.19%) MPLS
18 14 (9.79%) Wireless
19 11 (7.69%) TCP/IP
General
1 15 (10.49%) Finance
2 12 (8.39%) Banking
3 6 (4.20%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.80%) Games
5 2 (1.40%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.40%) Local Government
5 2 (1.40%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.40%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (39.86%) Network Engineer
2 30 (20.98%) Network Specialist
3 27 (18.88%) Security Specialist
4 25 (17.48%) Network Security Specialist
5 22 (15.38%) Consultant
6 21 (14.69%) Security Engineer
7 20 (13.99%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (13.29%) Network Consultant
9 9 (6.29%) Architect
10 8 (5.59%) Network Support
11 7 (4.90%) Security Consultant
11 7 (4.90%) Security Architect
11 7 (4.90%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (4.20%) Designer
12 6 (4.20%) Network Design Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Security Designer
12 6 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (4.20%) Design Engineer
13 5 (3.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.29%) CSS
2 4 (2.80%) .NET
3 2 (1.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (16.78%) Thin Client
1 24 (16.78%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.80%) Visualisation
2 4 (2.80%) Online Games
3 3 (2.10%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.40%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.40%) Online Banking
4 2 (1.40%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) CESG
5 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.70%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 34 (23.78%) Linux
2 10 (6.99%) Windows
3 7 (4.90%) UNIX
4 4 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.40%) Mac OS
5 2 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.40%) CentOS
5 2 (1.40%) MVS
6 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) Load Balancing
2 28 (19.58%) E-Commerce
3 17 (11.89%) ITIL
4 14 (9.79%) Service Management
5 13 (9.09%) Network Management
6 12 (8.39%) Network Design
7 11 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.29%) Migration
8 9 (6.29%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.59%) Network Architecture
9 8 (5.59%) Change Control
9 8 (5.59%) Identity Management
10 6 (4.20%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.20%) Analytics
10 6 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.20%) DevOps
11 5 (3.50%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (2.80%) Kanban
12 4 (2.80%) Time Management
12 4 (2.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.29%) C
2 6 (4.20%) Perl
3 4 (2.80%) Java
4 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (41.26%) CCNP
3 32 (22.38%) CCSE
4 20 (13.99%) Security Cleared
5 16 (11.19%) SC Cleared
6 11 (7.69%) CCNA
7 8 (5.59%) Degree
8 6 (4.20%) ACSP
8 6 (4.20%) HP ASE
9 4 (2.80%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.80%) CCIE
10 2 (1.40%) CCDP
10 2 (1.40%) CISSP
11 1 (0.70%) CCSP
11 1 (0.70%) CCSA
11 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.90%) SLA
2 6 (4.20%) QA
3 2 (1.40%) JSP 440
System Software
1 26 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (9.09%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.10%) vSphere
3 3 (2.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.20%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (4.20%) OPNET
2 5 (3.50%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (2.10%) OpenView
4 2 (1.40%) Puppet
4 2 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.40%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.70%) RANCID
Vendors
1 141 (98.60%) F5
2 120 (83.92%) Cisco
3 80 (55.94%) CheckPoint
4 66 (46.15%) Juniper
5 60 (41.96%) Blue Coat
6 36 (25.17%) Citrix
7 33 (23.08%) HP
8 26 (18.18%) VMware
8 26 (18.18%) Infoblox
9 25 (17.48%) McAfee
10 24 (16.78%) Imperva
11 14 (9.79%) TippingPoint
12 11 (7.69%) IronPort
13 10 (6.99%) Fortinet
14 9 (6.29%) Nokia
14 9 (6.29%) SolarWinds
15 8 (5.59%) Meraki
16 7 (4.90%) Sourcefire
16 7 (4.90%) Aruba
16 7 (4.90%) Riverbed
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