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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 512 511 515
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 116 104 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 1.41% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 58
Median daily rate £423 £435 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.52% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
8052 7359 6796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 16.14% 14.26% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 4267 3666
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 451 401
Median hourly rate £28.00 £20.94 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.74% +4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+46.34% +7.62%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -27 31 £475 +9.19% 2
South East +26 25 £345 -25.40% 1
West Midlands -18 21 £384 +21.34%
Yorkshire +6 15 £423 -1.16% 1
East of England +23 10 £495 +57.14% 2
North East -29 8 £400 -
South West -6 3 £350 -22.22%
North West 0 2 £515 +14.44% 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 217 (99.09%) F5
2 160 (73.06%) Cisco
3 151 (68.95%) Firewall
4 117 (53.42%) CheckPoint
5 115 (52.51%) BIG-IP
6 113 (51.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 85 (38.81%) Load Balancing
7 85 (38.81%) Cisco ASA
8 71 (32.42%) DNS
9 69 (31.51%) Juniper
10 66 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
10 66 (30.14%) Cisco Nexus
11 61 (27.85%) Finance
12 58 (26.48%) Blue Coat
13 55 (25.11%) BGP
14 52 (23.74%) Network Security
15 50 (22.83%) CCNP
16 45 (20.55%) OSPF
17 44 (20.09%) ITIL
18 42 (19.18%) WAN
18 42 (19.18%) Data Centre
19 40 (18.26%) TCP/IP
20 37 (16.89%) LAN
21 36 (16.44%) Fortinet
22 32 (14.61%) Wireless
22 32 (14.61%) Palo Alto
23 31 (14.16%) Riverbed
23 31 (14.16%) SolarWinds
23 31 (14.16%) SSL
24 30 (13.70%) VPN

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 (3.20%) Apache
1 7 (3.20%) OpenStack
1 7 (3.20%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.28%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (2.28%) Confluence
2 5 (2.28%) GlassFish
2 5 (2.28%) nginx
3 2 (0.91%) JBoss
3 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) FileNet
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.37%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.91%) MS Office
3 1 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 151 (68.95%) Firewall
2 115 (52.51%) BIG-IP
3 113 (51.60%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 85 (38.81%) Cisco ASA
5 71 (32.42%) DNS
6 66 (30.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 55 (25.11%) BGP
8 52 (23.74%) Network Security
9 45 (20.55%) OSPF
10 42 (19.18%) WAN
11 40 (18.26%) TCP/IP
12 37 (16.89%) LAN
13 32 (14.61%) Wireless
14 31 (14.16%) SSL
15 30 (13.70%) VPN
16 25 (11.42%) Internet
17 24 (10.96%) DHCP
18 23 (10.50%) HTTP
19 22 (10.05%) MPLS
20 20 (9.13%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (2.28%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.28%) Redis
2 5 (2.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.28%) Gitweb
1 5 (2.28%) Jenkins
1 5 (2.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
General
1 61 (27.85%) Finance
2 13 (5.94%) Telecoms
3 12 (5.48%) Banking
4 6 (2.74%) Retail
5 3 (1.37%) Law
5 3 (1.37%) Legal
5 3 (1.37%) Local Government
6 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 2 (0.91%) Billing
6 2 (0.91%) Games
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (44.75%) Network Engineer
2 34 (15.53%) Security Engineer
3 24 (10.96%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (10.50%) Consultant
5 20 (9.13%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (8.68%) Cisco Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 18 (8.22%) IP Engineer
8 14 (6.39%) Network Consultant
9 13 (5.94%) Design Engineer
9 13 (5.94%) IP Security Engineer
9 13 (5.94%) Network Specialist
10 11 (5.02%) Senior Security Engineer
11 10 (4.57%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.65%) Administrator
13 7 (3.20%) Analyst
13 7 (3.20%) Implementation Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Network Support
13 7 (3.20%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.20%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.22%) CSS
2 6 (2.74%) LAPP Stack
2 6 (2.74%) Middleware
3 5 (2.28%) Node.js
3 5 (2.28%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.83%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.83%) SOAP
5 3 (1.37%) REST
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.46%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) Java EE
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.46%) RAML
6 1 (0.46%) RESTful
6 1 (0.46%) Swagger
6 1 (0.46%) XML
6 1 (0.46%) XSLT
6 1 (0.46%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (19.18%) Data Centre
2 18 (8.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 12 (5.48%) User Experience
4 8 (3.65%) Algorithms
4 8 (3.65%) Visualisation
5 6 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.28%) PKI
7 3 (1.37%) DataPower
7 3 (1.37%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.37%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.37%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.91%) BBC
8 2 (0.91%) Clustering
8 2 (0.91%) Tandem
9 1 (0.46%) Fintech
9 1 (0.46%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (9.59%) Linux
2 11 (5.02%) Unix
3 6 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (2.28%) CentOS
5 4 (1.83%) Windows
6 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.81%) Load Balancing
2 44 (20.09%) ITIL
3 24 (10.96%) High Availability
4 23 (10.50%) ITIL V3
4 23 (10.50%) Network Architecture
5 20 (9.13%) Change Management
5 20 (9.13%) Network Monitoring
6 19 (8.68%) Network Management
7 18 (8.22%) Migration
8 16 (7.31%) Service Management
9 15 (6.85%) DDoS Mitigation
9 15 (6.85%) Network Design
10 13 (5.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (5.94%) Service Delivery
11 12 (5.48%) Project Management
12 10 (4.57%) Change Control
12 10 (4.57%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.11%) Performance Management
13 9 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
14 7 (3.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.28%) PHP
1 5 (2.28%) SQL
2 4 (1.83%) Perl
3 3 (1.37%) Python
3 3 (1.37%) Tcl
4 2 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.91%) C
4 2 (0.91%) Java
5 1 (0.46%) AWK
5 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 66 (30.14%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (22.83%) CCNP
3 21 (9.59%) CCNA
4 20 (9.13%) CCSE
5 19 (8.68%) Security Cleared
6 17 (7.76%) CCIE
7 16 (7.31%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.94%) Degree
9 10 (4.57%) CCSA
10 9 (4.11%) CISSP
11 8 (3.65%) JNCIS
12 7 (3.20%) JNCIP
13 5 (2.28%) CCDP
14 4 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 2 (0.91%) CCDA
16 2 (0.91%) CISM
16 2 (0.91%) HND
16 2 (0.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.31%) SLA
2 13 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (8.68%) ProxySG
2 18 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.20%) Firmware
4 6 (2.74%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.28%) NFS
5 5 (2.28%) Squid
5 5 (2.28%) vSphere
6 3 (1.37%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.46%) ACF2
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.46%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (8.22%) OPNET
2 16 (7.31%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.74%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.74%) Nagios
4 5 (2.28%) Ansible
4 5 (2.28%) Grafana
4 5 (2.28%) Graphite
4 5 (2.28%) Graylog
4 5 (2.28%) HAProxy
4 5 (2.28%) Icinga
4 5 (2.28%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.28%) StatsD
4 5 (2.28%) Terraform
4 5 (2.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.91%) HP UCMDB
5 2 (0.91%) Legato
6 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.46%) Salt
6 1 (0.46%) vMotion
Vendors
1 217 (99.09%) F5
2 160 (73.06%) Cisco
3 117 (53.42%) CheckPoint
4 69 (31.51%) Juniper
5 58 (26.48%) Blue Coat
6 36 (16.44%) Fortinet
7 32 (14.61%) Palo Alto
8 31 (14.16%) Riverbed
8 31 (14.16%) SolarWinds
9 23 (10.50%) Nokia
10 21 (9.59%) BMC
11 19 (8.68%) TippingPoint
11 19 (8.68%) VMware
12 17 (7.76%) FireEye
13 16 (7.31%) Aruba
14 15 (6.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 12 (5.48%) Citrix
15 12 (5.48%) LogLogic
15 12 (5.48%) Tufin
16 11 (5.02%) Oracle
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