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 27 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 430 506 485
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -21
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 135 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.087% 0.071%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.66% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 19 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
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
7037 6061 6348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.77% 13.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3842 3141 3133
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 359 566
Average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.53 £23.42
% change year-on-year
+33.95% -12.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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 +22 46 £425 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire +22 38 £401 +23.23%
South East -1 29 £481 - 6
East of England +10 6 £450 +16.12%
South West - 4 £508 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 238 (99.58%) F5
2 193 (80.75%) Cisco
3 177 (74.06%) Firewall
4 145 (60.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 142 (59.41%) CheckPoint
6 139 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
7 122 (51.05%) Cisco ASA
8 112 (46.86%) CCNP
9 101 (42.26%) Blue Coat
10 100 (41.84%) OSPF
11 94 (39.33%) Juniper
11 94 (39.33%) BIG-IP
12 90 (37.66%) Network Security
13 89 (37.24%) Load Balancing
13 89 (37.24%) DNS
14 86 (35.98%) BGP
15 84 (35.15%) VMware
16 82 (34.31%) Cisco IOS
17 74 (30.96%) CCSE
17 74 (30.96%) DHCP
18 59 (24.69%) Cisco Nexus
19 58 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (24.27%) ITIL
20 57 (23.85%) Infoblox
21 55 (23.01%) HP
22 54 (22.59%) Linux
23 52 (21.76%) NetScreen
23 52 (21.76%) Citrix
24 51 (21.34%) E-Commerce
25 42 (17.57%) Imperva

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (1.26%) IIS
1 3 (1.26%) OpenStack
2 2 (0.84%) Apache
2 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.84%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.42%) MediaWiki
3 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.18%) RMDS
2 7 (2.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.84%) SaaS
1 2 (0.84%) PaaS
2 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (74.06%) Firewall
2 145 (60.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 122 (51.05%) Cisco ASA
4 100 (41.84%) OSPF
5 94 (39.33%) BIG-IP
6 90 (37.66%) Network Security
7 89 (37.24%) DNS
8 86 (35.98%) BGP
9 82 (34.31%) Cisco IOS
10 74 (30.96%) DHCP
11 59 (24.69%) Cisco Nexus
12 52 (21.76%) NetScreen
13 41 (17.15%) DMVPN
14 33 (13.81%) WAN
15 29 (12.13%) VPN
15 29 (12.13%) LAN
16 25 (10.46%) SSL
17 23 (9.62%) TCP/IP
18 21 (8.79%) Junos
18 21 (8.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.02%) MySQL
2 2 (0.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.84%) OLTP
2 2 (0.84%) NoSQL
2 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (15.90%) Finance
2 11 (4.60%) Retail
3 8 (3.35%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.93%) Games
5 6 (2.51%) Banking
6 3 (1.26%) Back Office
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Legal
7 2 (0.84%) Billing
7 2 (0.84%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.42%) Local Government
8 1 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (34.73%) Network Engineer
2 52 (21.76%) Consultant
3 42 (17.57%) Network Specialist
4 36 (15.06%) Security Specialist
5 34 (14.23%) Network Security Specialist
6 32 (13.39%) Network Consultant
7 18 (7.53%) Architect
8 13 (5.44%) Security Consultant
8 13 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (5.02%) Analyst
10 11 (4.60%) Network Security Consultant
11 10 (4.18%) Security Engineer
11 10 (4.18%) Network Architect
12 8 (3.35%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.35%) Firewall Consultant
12 8 (3.35%) Design Engineer
13 7 (2.93%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 7 (2.93%) Monitoring Specialist
14 6 (2.51%) Technical Consultant
14 6 (2.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.28%) CSS
2 12 (5.02%) Middleware
3 10 (4.18%) Rendezvous
4 5 (2.09%) Web Services
5 2 (0.84%) SOAP
5 2 (0.84%) Java EE
5 2 (0.84%) JSON
5 2 (0.84%) REST
5 2 (0.84%) XSD
5 2 (0.84%) WSDL
6 1 (0.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.48%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (14.23%) Fat Client
2 34 (14.23%) Thin Client
3 17 (7.11%) User Experience
4 11 (4.60%) Visualisation
4 11 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.60%) PKI
4 11 (4.60%) CESG
5 10 (4.18%) Cryptography
6 8 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.51%) Online Games
8 5 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (1.26%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.42%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.42%) SecurID
10 1 (0.42%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 54 (22.59%) Linux
2 31 (12.97%) Windows
3 11 (4.60%) Android
3 11 (4.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.60%) Windows Phone 8
3 11 (4.60%) Windows Phone
4 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.09%) UNIX
6 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.42%) Debian
7 1 (0.42%) CentOS
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (37.24%) Load Balancing
2 58 (24.27%) ITIL
3 51 (21.34%) E-Commerce
4 32 (13.39%) Network Monitoring
5 29 (12.13%) Network Architecture
6 28 (11.72%) Network Design
7 27 (11.30%) Network Management
8 25 (10.46%) Mentoring
8 25 (10.46%) Service Management
9 17 (7.11%) Incident Management
10 15 (6.28%) Change Management
11 14 (5.86%) Line Management
12 12 (5.02%) Root Cause Analysis
13 11 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (4.60%) Configuration Management
14 10 (4.18%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.18%) Time Management
15 8 (3.35%) Migration
16 7 (2.93%) Project Management
16 7 (2.93%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (10.88%) C
2 8 (3.35%) Lisp
3 4 (1.67%) SQL
4 3 (1.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 139 (58.16%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (46.86%) CCNP
3 74 (30.96%) CCSE
4 23 (9.62%) Security Cleared
5 22 (9.21%) CCNA
6 20 (8.37%) CCIE
7 19 (7.95%) SC Cleared
8 12 (5.02%) CISSP
9 11 (4.60%) CCDP
10 8 (3.35%) CCSA
10 8 (3.35%) Degree
11 6 (2.51%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.51%) CCSP
12 4 (1.67%) HP ASE
13 2 (0.84%) HP MASE
13 2 (0.84%) ACSP
14 1 (0.42%) VCP4
14 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.42%) JNCIA
14 1 (0.42%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.02%) QA
2 11 (4.60%) SLA
3 7 (2.93%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.84%) COBIT
5 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) GPG13
System Software
1 58 (24.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.95%) VMware ESXi
3 17 (7.11%) XenServer
4 16 (6.69%) vSphere
5 14 (5.86%) ProxySG
6 11 (4.60%) Firmware
7 9 (3.77%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.26%) vCloud
10 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.42%) XenApp
10 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 22 (9.21%) OPNET
2 8 (3.35%) WhatsUp Gold
3 5 (2.09%) OpenView
3 5 (2.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (2.09%) Puppet
3 5 (2.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.26%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.84%) SCOM
7 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 238 (99.58%) F5
2 193 (80.75%) Cisco
3 142 (59.41%) CheckPoint
4 101 (42.26%) Blue Coat
5 94 (39.33%) Juniper
6 84 (35.15%) VMware
7 57 (23.85%) Infoblox
8 55 (23.01%) HP
9 52 (21.76%) Citrix
10 42 (17.57%) Imperva
11 36 (15.06%) SolarWinds
12 32 (13.39%) TippingPoint
13 31 (12.97%) BMC
14 22 (9.21%) Nokia
15 19 (7.95%) Red Hat
16 18 (7.53%) Fortinet
17 16 (6.69%) Riverbed
17 16 (6.69%) McAfee
18 13 (5.44%) Microsoft
19 11 (4.60%) Bloomberg
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