The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.87% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £374
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 89 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.92% 14.02% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 42
Average daily rate £375 £375 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £208 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £29.75 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +26.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Hertfordshire region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
3 9 (81.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
5 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Banking
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) BGP
7 2 (18.18%) Firewall
7 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
7 2 (18.18%) FCoE
8 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 1 (9.09%) Presales
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (9.09%) Meraki
8 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 1 (9.09%) CCSE
8 1 (9.09%) HP ASE

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (81.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 9 (81.82%) MPLS
3 8 (72.73%) BIG-IP
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) ATM
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) FCoE
5 2 (18.18%) Firewall
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
6 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (9.09%) LAN
6 1 (9.09%) Network Security
6 1 (9.09%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) Wireless
6 1 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Specialist
1 7 (63.64%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Presales
1 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (9.09%) HP ASE
2 1 (9.09%) JNCIS
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 9 (81.82%) Blue Coat
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Aruba
5 1 (9.09%) Brocade
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) Meraki
5 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
5 1 (9.09%) VMware