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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 45 50 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 11 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.87% 0.66% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.80% 3.81% 2.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 2
Median daily rate £300 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +2.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £485 £413
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
125 105 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.22% 17.41% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 43 43
Median daily rate £300 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £325 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 22
Median hourly rate £41.35 £15.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.66% -49.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 £37.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 February 2017.

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 February 2017. 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 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
Stevenage - 6 £300 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £450 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 26 (96.30%) F5
2 25 (92.59%) CheckPoint
3 22 (81.48%) DNS
4 20 (74.07%) Blue Coat
5 18 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 17 (62.96%) Cisco
7 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
8 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (48.15%) MPLS
9 10 (37.04%) Firewall
9 10 (37.04%) Banking
10 9 (33.33%) Juniper
11 8 (29.63%) Remedy
11 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
11 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (22.22%) Wiki
12 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (18.52%) CCIE
13 5 (18.52%) Law
13 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
14 3 (11.11%) Retail
14 3 (11.11%) Network Security
14 3 (11.11%) Finance
14 3 (11.11%) ATM
15 2 (7.41%) BGP
15 2 (7.41%) OSPF
15 2 (7.41%) WAN
15 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 1 (3.70%) Huawei

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 22 (81.48%) DNS
2 18 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 16 (59.26%) BIG-IP
4 13 (48.15%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (48.15%) MPLS
5 10 (37.04%) Firewall
6 3 (11.11%) ATM
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (7.41%) BGP
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (7.41%) OSPF
7 2 (7.41%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.70%) FCoE
8 1 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.70%) IPv6
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) Multicast
8 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.70%) VPN
General
1 10 (37.04%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Check Point Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support
4 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Wiki
3 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
1 1 (3.70%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (18.52%) CCIE
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNP
Vendors
1 26 (96.30%) F5
2 25 (92.59%) CheckPoint
3 20 (74.07%) Blue Coat
4 17 (62.96%) Cisco
5 9 (33.33%) Juniper
6 8 (29.63%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei