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 30 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 53 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 10 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.32% 0.40% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 1.81% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £440 £418
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 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
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
164 166 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.69% 22.28% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 63 64
Median daily rate £375 £400 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 12
Median hourly rate £33.50 £21.53 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.63% +32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £33.18 £36.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 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
Welwyn Garden City -3 2 £488 -18.75%
Welwyn - 2 - -
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 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 17 (73.91%) BIG-IP
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco
5 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
6 13 (56.52%) MPLS
6 13 (56.52%) Blue Coat
7 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (30.43%) Finance
9 6 (26.09%) Banking
10 5 (21.74%) Law
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (17.39%) Firewall
11 4 (17.39%) Retail
11 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
12 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
12 3 (13.04%) BGP
12 3 (13.04%) Juniper
12 3 (13.04%) CCIE
12 3 (13.04%) CCNP
13 2 (8.70%) CCNA
13 2 (8.70%) ATM
13 2 (8.70%) WAN
13 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
13 2 (8.70%) OSPF
13 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
13 2 (8.70%) Network Security
14 1 (4.35%) AWK

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 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (73.91%) BIG-IP
2 17 (73.91%) DNS
3 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (17.39%) Firewall
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (8.70%) ATM
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
7 2 (8.70%) OSPF
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) WAN
8 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.35%) FCoE
8 1 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.35%) IPv6
8 1 (4.35%) LAN
8 1 (4.35%) SSL
8 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Law
4 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Support
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Change Control
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) DevOps
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Design
3 1 (4.35%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.35%) Presales
3 1 (4.35%) Process Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) AWK
1 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
1 1 (4.35%) Java
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (13.04%) CCIE
2 3 (13.04%) CCNP
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 1 (4.35%) RHCE
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 8583
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Puppet
1 1 (4.35%) Salt
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) F5
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco
3 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 13 (56.52%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.04%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Huawei
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy
6 1 (4.35%) VMware