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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 528 523 531
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 107 106 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.36% 1.41% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 71 53
Median daily rate £425 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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
7887 7492 7543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.66% 14.14% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4879 4355 4121
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 £248 £235 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 468 428
Median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.21% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.65 £47.83 £43.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the England region over the 3 months to 25 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 -43 32 £475 +9.19% 1
South East +11 20 £375 -16.66% 2
Yorkshire +18 18 £416 -2.63% 1
West Midlands -20 17 £394 -2.77%
North East - 8 £400 -
East of England +16 5 £478 -20.41%
North West +12 3 £520 +15.55% 1
South West +5 2 £350 -22.22% 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 211 (99.06%) F5
2 161 (75.59%) Cisco
3 141 (66.20%) Firewall
4 114 (53.52%) CheckPoint
5 113 (53.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 108 (50.70%) BIG-IP
7 82 (38.50%) Load Balancing
8 77 (36.15%) Cisco ASA
9 72 (33.80%) Cisco Nexus
10 68 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
11 66 (30.99%) Juniper
12 63 (29.58%) DNS
13 62 (29.11%) BGP
14 55 (25.82%) CCNP
15 54 (25.35%) Finance
16 51 (23.94%) OSPF
17 47 (22.07%) Blue Coat
18 46 (21.60%) ITIL
19 45 (21.13%) Network Security
20 44 (20.66%) Data Centre
21 37 (17.37%) WAN
22 36 (16.90%) TCP/IP
22 36 (16.90%) Fortinet
23 34 (15.96%) SSL
23 34 (15.96%) LAN
24 33 (15.49%) SolarWinds
25 32 (15.02%) Riverbed
26 28 (13.15%) VPN
26 28 (13.15%) Wireless
27 26 (12.21%) CCNA

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 7 (3.29%) Apache
1 7 (3.29%) OpenStack
1 7 (3.29%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.35%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.35%) Confluence
2 5 (2.35%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.35%) nginx
3 4 (1.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (0.94%) JBoss
4 2 (0.94%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.47%) CMS
5 1 (0.47%) FileNet
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 4 (1.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 141 (66.20%) Firewall
2 113 (53.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 108 (50.70%) BIG-IP
4 77 (36.15%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (33.80%) Cisco Nexus
6 63 (29.58%) DNS
7 62 (29.11%) BGP
8 51 (23.94%) OSPF
9 45 (21.13%) Network Security
10 37 (17.37%) WAN
11 36 (16.90%) TCP/IP
12 34 (15.96%) LAN
12 34 (15.96%) SSL
13 28 (13.15%) VPN
13 28 (13.15%) Wireless
14 22 (10.33%) Internet
15 21 (9.86%) DHCP
15 21 (9.86%) HTTP
16 19 (8.92%) MPLS
16 19 (8.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.35%) Redis
2 5 (2.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.35%) Gitweb
1 5 (2.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Forms
General
1 54 (25.35%) Finance
2 12 (5.63%) Banking
3 10 (4.69%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.82%) Retail
5 3 (1.41%) Law
5 3 (1.41%) Legal
6 2 (0.94%) Back Office
6 2 (0.94%) Billing
6 2 (0.94%) Local Government
7 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (42.25%) Network Engineer
2 26 (12.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (11.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 24 (11.27%) Security Engineer
4 23 (10.80%) Consultant
4 23 (10.80%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (6.57%) Network Consultant
6 13 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Design Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) IP Engineer
7 12 (5.63%) Network Specialist
8 10 (4.69%) IP Security Engineer
9 9 (4.23%) Analyst
9 9 (4.23%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Administrator
10 8 (3.76%) Implementation Engineer
10 8 (3.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 7 (3.29%) Monitoring Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Network Monitoring Engineer
11 7 (3.29%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.86%) CSS
2 6 (2.82%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (2.82%) Middleware
3 5 (2.35%) Node.js
3 5 (2.35%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.88%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.94%) Java EE
5 2 (0.94%) SOAP
6 1 (0.47%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.47%) J2EE
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.47%) RAML
6 1 (0.47%) REST
6 1 (0.47%) RESTful
6 1 (0.47%) Swagger
6 1 (0.47%) XML
6 1 (0.47%) XSLT
6 1 (0.47%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.66%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (6.10%) User Experience
4 8 (3.76%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.82%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.82%) PKI
6 5 (2.35%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.35%) DataPower
6 5 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.41%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.41%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.41%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.94%) Clustering
8 2 (0.94%) CMDB
8 2 (0.94%) Tandem
9 1 (0.47%) BBC
9 1 (0.47%) Fintech
9 1 (0.47%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.47%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.86%) Linux
2 11 (5.16%) Unix
3 6 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.35%) CentOS
5 4 (1.88%) Windows
6 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (38.50%) Load Balancing
2 46 (21.60%) ITIL
3 24 (11.27%) ITIL V3
3 24 (11.27%) Network Architecture
4 21 (9.86%) High Availability
5 20 (9.39%) Network Management
5 20 (9.39%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (8.45%) Migration
6 18 (8.45%) Network Design
7 16 (7.51%) Service Management
8 14 (6.57%) Change Control
8 14 (6.57%) Change Management
9 13 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (6.10%) DDoS Mitigation
9 13 (6.10%) Project Management
9 13 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 11 (5.16%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.76%) DevOps
12 7 (3.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 7 (3.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.35%) PHP
1 5 (2.35%) SQL
2 4 (1.88%) Perl
3 3 (1.41%) Java
3 3 (1.41%) Python
4 2 (0.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.47%) AWK
5 1 (0.47%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.47%) Ruby
5 1 (0.47%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 68 (31.92%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (25.82%) CCNP
3 26 (12.21%) CCNA
4 20 (9.39%) Security Cleared
5 17 (7.98%) CCSE
5 17 (7.98%) SC Cleared
6 16 (7.51%) CCIE
7 10 (4.69%) CCSA
8 9 (4.23%) Degree
9 8 (3.76%) CISSP
10 6 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (2.35%) CCDP
12 4 (1.88%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.41%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.41%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.94%) CCDA
14 2 (0.94%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.47%) CCSP
15 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.57%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (6.10%) SLA
3 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (7.98%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.29%) Firmware
4 6 (2.82%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.35%) NFS
5 5 (2.35%) Squid
5 5 (2.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.94%) KVM
7 1 (0.47%) ACF2
7 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.47%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.47%) RACF
7 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (10.33%) OPNET
2 15 (7.04%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.82%) Nagios
4 5 (2.35%) Ansible
4 5 (2.35%) Grafana
4 5 (2.35%) Graphite
4 5 (2.35%) Graylog
4 5 (2.35%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.35%) Icinga
4 5 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.35%) StatsD
4 5 (2.35%) Terraform
4 5 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (1.41%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (0.94%) Legato
7 1 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.47%) Cacti
7 1 (0.47%) OpenNMS
7 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 211 (99.06%) F5
2 161 (75.59%) Cisco
3 114 (53.52%) CheckPoint
4 66 (30.99%) Juniper
5 47 (22.07%) Blue Coat
6 36 (16.90%) Fortinet
7 33 (15.49%) SolarWinds
8 32 (15.02%) Riverbed
9 26 (12.21%) Palo Alto
10 25 (11.74%) Nokia
11 24 (11.27%) BMC
12 21 (9.86%) TippingPoint
13 19 (8.92%) VMware
14 17 (7.98%) FireEye
15 16 (7.51%) Aruba
16 14 (6.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 13 (6.10%) Citrix
18 12 (5.63%) LogLogic
18 12 (5.63%) Tufin
19 11 (5.16%) Oracle
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