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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 51 72 57
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.10% 0.12% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 0.49% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Median daily rate £495 £600 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.88% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
126 205 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 19.75% 24.12% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 93 52
Median daily rate £375 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £21.53 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £37.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +10 4 £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 29 July 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 20 (100.00%) F5
2 18 (90.00%) BIG-IP
3 17 (85.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (80.00%) DNS
4 16 (80.00%) Cisco
5 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
5 14 (70.00%) MPLS
5 14 (70.00%) Blue Coat
6 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (55.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Banking
9 4 (20.00%) Firewall
9 4 (20.00%) ATM
9 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (15.00%) CCNP
10 3 (15.00%) CCNA
10 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (15.00%) Law
10 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
11 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (10.00%) Retail
11 2 (10.00%) BGP
11 2 (10.00%) CCIE
12 1 (5.00%) OSPF
12 1 (5.00%) RHCE
12 1 (5.00%) Juniper
12 1 (5.00%) WAN
12 1 (5.00%) 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 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) BIG-IP
2 17 (85.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 16 (80.00%) DNS
4 14 (70.00%) MPLS
5 13 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) ATM
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) BGP
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.00%) FCoE
8 1 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (5.00%) FirePass
8 1 (5.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) SSL
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Law
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Consultant
1 5 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) High Availability
3 1 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
3 1 (5.00%) Presales
3 1 (5.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) AWK
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
1 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CCNA
1 3 (15.00%) CCNP
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 8583
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (80.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Blue Coat
3 14 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.00%) Juniper
4 1 (5.00%) VMware