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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 42 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 17 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.66% 1.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.41% 5.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £488 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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
137 130 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.47% 20.16% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 54 57
Median daily rate £450 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.00 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.52% +29.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.77 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly 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 5 December 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 - 5 - -
Welwyn Garden City -8 4 £450 -9.09%
Stevenage - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 19 (95.00%) F5
2 17 (85.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco
4 15 (75.00%) BIG-IP
5 12 (60.00%) MPLS
6 11 (55.00%) Blue Coat
7 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (40.00%) Banking
9 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
10 5 (25.00%) Law
10 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (20.00%) CCIE
11 4 (20.00%) Retail
11 4 (20.00%) Network Security
12 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (15.00%) Juniper
12 3 (15.00%) BGP
13 2 (10.00%) Finance
13 2 (10.00%) Firewall
13 2 (10.00%) OSPF
13 2 (10.00%) ATM
13 2 (10.00%) WAN
14 1 (5.00%) Presales
14 1 (5.00%) Multicast
14 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
14 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
14 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
14 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 16 (80.00%) DNS
3 15 (75.00%) BIG-IP
4 12 (60.00%) MPLS
5 10 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (10.00%) ATM
8 2 (10.00%) Firewall
8 2 (10.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) WAN
9 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
9 1 (5.00%) FCoE
9 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (5.00%) FirePass
9 1 (5.00%) IPv6
9 1 (5.00%) LAN
9 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Law
3 4 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (15.00%) Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) Network Support
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (5.00%) Network Design
1 1 (5.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNP
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) F5
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (80.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (15.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Huawei
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) VMware