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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 513 542 518
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -24
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 109 100 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.37% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 65 62
Median daily rate £450 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £370 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.83% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-70.83% -
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
7644 7318 7790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.40% 13.85% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4704 4257 4377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 502 444
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.19% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.53 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -8.05%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -24 38 £475 +9.19% 6
Yorkshire +24 19 £420 -1.46%
North West +20 13 £520 +23.80% 1
East of England +11 13 £475 -20.83%
South East +9 13 £419 -1.47% 2
West Midlands -12 10 £450 -
North East - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 213 (98.16%) F5
2 167 (76.96%) Cisco
3 131 (60.37%) Firewall
4 123 (56.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 116 (53.46%) CheckPoint
6 98 (45.16%) BIG-IP
7 82 (37.79%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (36.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 74 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
10 72 (33.18%) Juniper
10 72 (33.18%) BGP
11 70 (32.26%) DNS
12 69 (31.80%) Load Balancing
13 61 (28.11%) OSPF
14 57 (26.27%) CCNP
15 48 (22.12%) Finance
15 48 (22.12%) Data Centre
16 46 (21.20%) Blue Coat
16 46 (21.20%) ITIL
17 43 (19.82%) Network Security
18 41 (18.89%) TCP/IP
19 37 (17.05%) Fortinet
20 36 (16.59%) WAN
21 34 (15.67%) LAN
21 34 (15.67%) SolarWinds
21 34 (15.67%) Palo Alto
22 32 (14.75%) Riverbed
23 30 (13.82%) SSL
24 29 (13.36%) Network Architecture
25 26 (11.98%) Wireless

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 8 (3.69%) OpenStack
2 7 (3.23%) Apache
2 7 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 6 (2.76%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (2.76%) Confluence
3 6 (2.76%) GlassFish
3 6 (2.76%) nginx
3 6 (2.76%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.46%) CMS
4 1 (0.46%) FileNet
4 1 (0.46%) JBoss
4 1 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Project
3 1 (0.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (60.37%) Firewall
2 123 (56.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 98 (45.16%) BIG-IP
4 82 (37.79%) Cisco ASA
5 79 (36.41%) Cisco Nexus
6 72 (33.18%) BGP
7 70 (32.26%) DNS
8 61 (28.11%) OSPF
9 43 (19.82%) Network Security
10 41 (18.89%) TCP/IP
11 36 (16.59%) WAN
12 34 (15.67%) LAN
13 30 (13.82%) SSL
14 26 (11.98%) VPN
14 26 (11.98%) Wireless
15 24 (11.06%) MPLS
16 23 (10.60%) DHCP
17 19 (8.76%) EIGRP
18 18 (8.29%) HTTP
18 18 (8.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.76%) Redis
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (3.23%) JIRA
2 6 (2.76%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.76%) Gitweb
2 6 (2.76%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.46%) Subversion
General
1 48 (22.12%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Banking
3 11 (5.07%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.23%) Retail
5 5 (2.30%) Law
6 3 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Back Office
7 2 (0.92%) Billing
7 2 (0.92%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 95 (43.78%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (13.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 29 (13.36%) Security Engineer
4 21 (9.68%) Consultant
5 20 (9.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (8.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (5.99%) Design Engineer
7 13 (5.99%) Network Consultant
8 12 (5.53%) Analyst
9 11 (5.07%) Network Specialist
10 10 (4.61%) Architect
10 10 (4.61%) IP Engineer
10 10 (4.61%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.15%) Implementation Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) IP Security Engineer
11 9 (4.15%) Network Design Engineer
12 8 (3.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 8 (3.69%) Network Support
12 8 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.14%) CSS
2 7 (3.23%) LAPP Stack
2 7 (3.23%) Middleware
3 6 (2.76%) Node.js
3 6 (2.76%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (1.84%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.92%) Java EE
5 2 (0.92%) SOAP
6 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.46%) HTML
6 1 (0.46%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (0.46%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (0.46%) RAML
6 1 (0.46%) React
6 1 (0.46%) REST
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 48 (22.12%) Data Centre
2 13 (5.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (5.99%) User Experience
3 8 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.69%) PKI
3 8 (3.69%) Visualisation
4 6 (2.76%) Algorithms
4 6 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.30%) DataPower
6 4 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.38%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.92%) CMDB
8 2 (0.92%) Tandem
9 1 (0.46%) BBC
9 1 (0.46%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.46%) Clustering
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) Streaming Media
9 1 (0.46%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.83%) Linux
2 13 (5.99%) Unix
3 9 (4.15%) Windows
4 6 (2.76%) CentOS
4 6 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.46%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (31.80%) Load Balancing
2 46 (21.20%) ITIL
3 29 (13.36%) Network Architecture
4 23 (10.60%) ITIL V3
5 22 (10.14%) Network Design
6 20 (9.22%) Network Management
7 19 (8.76%) Change Control
8 18 (8.29%) Network Monitoring
9 17 (7.83%) Change Management
9 17 (7.83%) Service Management
10 15 (6.91%) Service Delivery
11 14 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.45%) High Availability
12 13 (5.99%) Migration
12 13 (5.99%) Project Management
13 11 (5.07%) Performance Monitoring
14 10 (4.61%) DDoS Mitigation
15 9 (4.15%) DevOps
16 8 (3.69%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (3.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.23%) PHP
2 5 (2.30%) Java
2 5 (2.30%) SQL
3 3 (1.38%) Perl
4 2 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 2 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.46%) AWK
5 1 (0.46%) Ruby
5 1 (0.46%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 74 (34.10%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (26.27%) CCNP
3 25 (11.52%) CCIE
4 23 (10.60%) CCNA
5 22 (10.14%) Security Cleared
6 19 (8.76%) SC Cleared
7 16 (7.37%) CCSE
8 10 (4.61%) CCSA
9 8 (3.69%) Degree
10 7 (3.23%) CISSP
11 6 (2.76%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.84%) CCDP
12 4 (1.84%) JNCIS
13 3 (1.38%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 2 (0.92%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (0.92%) JNCIA
15 1 (0.46%) ISEB
15 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 1 (0.46%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (4.15%) SLA
4 2 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 18 (8.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (6.45%) ProxySG
3 8 (3.69%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.76%) NFS
4 6 (2.76%) Squid
5 5 (2.30%) Firmware
5 5 (2.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.92%) KVM
7 1 (0.46%) ACF2
7 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.46%) RACF
7 1 (0.46%) Xen
Systems Management
1 22 (10.14%) OPNET
2 12 (5.53%) FortiGate
3 8 (3.69%) Nagios
4 6 (2.76%) Ansible
4 6 (2.76%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (2.76%) Grafana
4 6 (2.76%) Graphite
4 6 (2.76%) Graylog
4 6 (2.76%) HAProxy
4 6 (2.76%) Icinga
4 6 (2.76%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (2.76%) StatsD
4 6 (2.76%) Terraform
5 5 (2.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (1.38%) HP UCMDB
7 2 (0.92%) Legato
8 1 (0.46%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.46%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.46%) Opsview
8 1 (0.46%) Salt
Vendors
1 213 (98.16%) F5
2 167 (76.96%) Cisco
3 116 (53.46%) CheckPoint
4 72 (33.18%) Juniper
5 46 (21.20%) Blue Coat
6 37 (17.05%) Fortinet
7 34 (15.67%) Palo Alto
7 34 (15.67%) SolarWinds
8 32 (14.75%) Riverbed
9 26 (11.98%) Nokia
10 24 (11.06%) BMC
11 22 (10.14%) TippingPoint
11 22 (10.14%) VMware
12 19 (8.76%) Aruba
13 17 (7.83%) FireEye
14 14 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 13 (5.99%) Tufin
16 12 (5.53%) LogLogic
16 12 (5.53%) Oracle
17 11 (5.07%) Citrix
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