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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 39 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 15 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.25% 0.13% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Median daily rate £494 £310 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
123 206 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.47% 27.69% 19.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 91 56
Median daily rate £415 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £215 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £434 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £326
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -48.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.88 £32.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £26.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +30.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 May 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 - 5 £483 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (94.74%) BIG-IP
2 18 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 17 (89.47%) DNS
4 15 (78.95%) Cisco
4 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
5 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint
5 14 (73.68%) MPLS
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (63.16%) Finance
7 7 (36.84%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) ATM
9 4 (21.05%) Firewall
10 3 (15.79%) Law
10 3 (15.79%) CCNP
10 3 (15.79%) CCNA
10 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
11 2 (10.53%) CCIE
12 1 (5.26%) Retail
12 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
12 1 (5.26%) Clustering
12 1 (5.26%) AWK
12 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
12 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 1 (5.26%) RHCE

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 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) BIG-IP
1 18 (94.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 17 (89.47%) DNS
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (73.68%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) ATM
5 4 (21.05%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) SSL
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 7 (36.84%) Banking
3 3 (15.79%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (21.05%) Consultant
2 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
2 1 (5.26%) Business Process Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Change Control
2 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) DevOps
2 1 (5.26%) High Availability
2 1 (5.26%) Human Resource Management
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
2 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) AWK
1 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.26%) Java
1 1 (5.26%) Perl
1 1 (5.26%) Python
1 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) CCNP
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (78.95%) Blue Coat
2 15 (78.95%) Cisco
3 14 (73.68%) CheckPoint