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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 496 510 481
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -29
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 86 62 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.16% 0.94% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 45 29
Average daily rate
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£430 £401 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.36% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £386 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £495 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-0.06% -2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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
7409 6600 6392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.54% 13.54% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4232 3604 3338
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 360 503
Average hourly rate £22.83 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.34 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.60 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £18.63 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+34.22% -25.50%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 +9 48 £435 -3.33% 5
West Midlands +6 10 £316 -24.70% 1
South East -28 7 £475 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire -23 6 £402 +0.43%
East of England +2 5 £314 -19.03% 1
North West - 3 £450 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
Midlands - 2 £320 -
South West -1 1 £600 +33.33%
North East - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 200 (100.00%) F5
2 170 (85.00%) Cisco
3 167 (83.50%) Firewall
4 152 (76.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 127 (63.50%) Cisco Certification
6 119 (59.50%) CheckPoint
7 95 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
8 94 (47.00%) CCNP
9 93 (46.50%) DNS
10 89 (44.50%) BIG-IP
11 88 (44.00%) Juniper
12 86 (43.00%) Blue Coat
13 83 (41.50%) OSPF
14 77 (38.50%) Load Balancing
15 75 (37.50%) BGP
16 72 (36.00%) DHCP
17 69 (34.50%) Cisco IOS
17 69 (34.50%) Network Security
18 58 (29.00%) SolarWinds
18 58 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 55 (27.50%) TCP/IP
20 52 (26.00%) Infoblox
21 51 (25.50%) VMware
22 49 (24.50%) CCSE
22 49 (24.50%) ITIL
23 47 (23.50%) Citrix
24 44 (22.00%) WAN
25 43 (21.50%) DMVPN
26 42 (21.00%) Data Centre
26 42 (21.00%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.50%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.00%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.50%) Apache
4 1 (0.50%) MQSeries
4 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.50%) nginx
4 1 (0.50%) Lync
4 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (1.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (7.50%) RMDS
2 2 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.50%) SaaS
2 1 (0.50%) PaaS
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 167 (83.50%) Firewall
2 152 (76.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 95 (47.50%) Cisco ASA
4 93 (46.50%) DNS
5 89 (44.50%) BIG-IP
6 83 (41.50%) OSPF
7 75 (37.50%) BGP
8 72 (36.00%) DHCP
9 69 (34.50%) Cisco IOS
9 69 (34.50%) Network Security
10 58 (29.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 55 (27.50%) TCP/IP
12 44 (22.00%) WAN
13 43 (21.50%) DMVPN
14 42 (21.00%) MPLS
14 42 (21.00%) VoIP
15 40 (20.00%) NetScreen
16 37 (18.50%) IPsec
17 36 (18.00%) Wireless
18 33 (16.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.50%) OLTP
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 41 (20.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Retail
3 8 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.00%) Banking
4 5 (2.50%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.50%) Back Office
5 3 (1.50%) Publishing
5 3 (1.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) Games
6 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 88 (44.00%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.00%) Consultant
3 25 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 20 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 20 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 20 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 13 (6.50%) Analyst
6 11 (5.50%) Architect
6 11 (5.50%) Administrator
6 11 (5.50%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (4.00%) Network Support
7 8 (4.00%) Security Consultant
7 8 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 8 (4.00%) Network Architect
8 7 (3.50%) Firewall Consultant
8 7 (3.50%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (3.50%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (3.00%) Design Engineer
9 6 (3.00%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.00%) CSS
2 15 (7.50%) Rendezvous
3 5 (2.50%) Middleware
3 5 (2.50%) Web Services
4 2 (1.00%) SOAP
4 2 (1.00%) Java EE
4 2 (1.00%) JSON
4 2 (1.00%) XSD
4 2 (1.00%) WSDL
4 2 (1.00%) REST
5 1 (0.50%) JMS
5 1 (0.50%) WCF
5 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (21.00%) Data Centre
2 38 (19.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 20 (10.00%) Thin Client
3 20 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 18 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.00%) User Experience
7 5 (2.50%) CLARiiON
8 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.00%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.50%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.00%) DTV
10 2 (1.00%) Clustering
10 2 (1.00%) Online Games
10 2 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.50%) DataPower
11 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.50%) Linux
2 25 (12.50%) UNIX
3 20 (10.00%) Windows
4 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.50%) Debian
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (38.50%) Load Balancing
2 49 (24.50%) ITIL
3 38 (19.00%) Service Management
4 37 (18.50%) E-Commerce
5 25 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 23 (11.50%) Change Management
7 21 (10.50%) DDoS Mitigation
8 19 (9.50%) WAN Optimisation
8 19 (9.50%) Network Design
9 15 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 15 (7.50%) Network Management
10 13 (6.50%) Root Cause Analysis
11 10 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 9 (4.50%) Scrum
12 9 (4.50%) Kanban
13 8 (4.00%) Line Management
13 8 (4.00%) Service Delivery
14 6 (3.00%) Migration
15 5 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.50%) C
2 6 (3.00%) SQL
2 6 (3.00%) Lisp
3 4 (2.00%) VB
4 2 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 127 (63.50%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (47.00%) CCNP
3 49 (24.50%) CCSE
4 23 (11.50%) CCIE
5 22 (11.00%) Degree
6 19 (9.50%) CCNA
7 18 (9.00%) CISSP
8 13 (6.50%) Security Cleared
9 12 (6.00%) CCSA
10 6 (3.00%) CCDP
10 6 (3.00%) SC Cleared
11 5 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (2.50%) CCSP
12 2 (1.00%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.50%) MCTS
13 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.50%) HP ASE
13 1 (0.50%) HP MASE
13 1 (0.50%) MCP
13 1 (0.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.50%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.50%) XenServer
2 13 (6.50%) vSphere
3 6 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.00%) Firmware
4 4 (2.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.50%) vCloud
6 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.00%) XenApp
6 2 (1.00%) Squid
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.50%) UAG
7 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (8.00%) RANCID
2 13 (6.50%) OPNET
3 10 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (4.50%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.00%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.50%) Puppet
7 2 (1.00%) OpenView
7 2 (1.00%) SCCM
8 1 (0.50%) SCOM
8 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.50%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 200 (100.00%) F5
2 170 (85.00%) Cisco
3 119 (59.50%) CheckPoint
4 88 (44.00%) Juniper
5 86 (43.00%) Blue Coat
6 58 (29.00%) SolarWinds
7 52 (26.00%) Infoblox
8 51 (25.50%) VMware
9 47 (23.50%) Citrix
10 32 (16.00%) HP
11 26 (13.00%) TippingPoint
12 25 (12.50%) BMC
13 24 (12.00%) Fortinet
14 23 (11.50%) Imperva
15 19 (9.50%) NetScout
16 17 (8.50%) LogLogic
16 17 (8.50%) Tufin
16 17 (8.50%) Lancope
16 17 (8.50%) McAfee
16 17 (8.50%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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