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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 57 64 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.43% 0.37% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.80% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £478 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.41% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
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
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
144 167 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.51% 20.77% 16.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 64 55
Median daily rate £325 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £288 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £600 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.50 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.40% +7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £500 -16.66%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 18 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 14 (77.78%) Cisco
4 13 (72.22%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
5 11 (61.11%) MPLS
5 11 (61.11%) Blue Coat
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (50.00%) Finance
8 5 (27.78%) Banking
9 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (22.22%) CCNP
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) ATM
10 3 (16.67%) Law
10 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 3 (16.67%) Firewall
11 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
11 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
11 2 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) BGP
11 2 (11.11%) CCIE
12 1 (5.56%) RHCE
12 1 (5.56%) Juniper
12 1 (5.56%) OSPF
12 1 (5.56%) WAN
12 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) BIG-IP
1 15 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (16.67%) ATM
5 3 (16.67%) Firewall
6 2 (11.11%) BGP
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.56%) FCoE
7 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (5.56%) FirePass
7 1 (5.56%) Network Security
7 1 (5.56%) OSPF
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Banking
3 3 (16.67%) Law
4 2 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (5.56%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) AWK
1 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.56%) Java
1 1 (5.56%) Perl
1 1 (5.56%) Python
1 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Puppet
1 1 (5.56%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) F5
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Blue Coat
3 11 (61.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Juniper
4 1 (5.56%) VMware