The table below looks at the statistics for BIG-IP skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 358 383 344
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -39
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 50 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 1.19% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 23 35
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£525 £395 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.91% -16.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £298 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £470 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £34.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2964 2698 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.30% 11.90% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1939 1805 1742
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 81 130
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in London

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BIG-IP across the London region.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Trend in London

BIG-IP
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

BIG-IP Daily Rate Histogram in London

BIG-IP
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

BIG-IP Hourly Rate Trend in London

BIG-IP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the London region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 18 £525 +35.48% 1
Docklands, London 0 1 £550 +15.78%
Hounslow - 1 - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 69 (73.40%) Cisco
2 68 (72.34%) F5
3 64 (68.09%) Firewall
4 51 (54.26%) CheckPoint
5 48 (51.06%) Windows
6 43 (45.74%) Linux
7 39 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
8 35 (37.23%) VMware
9 34 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (32.98%) LAN
10 31 (32.98%) WAN
11 30 (31.91%) Blue Coat
12 27 (28.72%) CCNP
13 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
13 26 (27.66%) DNS
13 26 (27.66%) OSPF
13 26 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (26.60%) Cisco IOS
14 25 (26.60%) Finance
14 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
15 24 (25.53%) ITIL
15 24 (25.53%) UNIX
16 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
16 23 (24.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 22 (23.40%) Load Balancing
17 22 (23.40%) Citrix
17 22 (23.40%) SAN
18 21 (22.34%) Problem Management
18 21 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (26.60%) MS Exchange
2 13 (13.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 11 (11.70%) Apache
3 11 (11.70%) WebSphere Application Server
3 11 (11.70%) IIS
3 11 (11.70%) WebSphere
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (5.32%) Lync
5 5 (5.32%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.19%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (3.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Office
2 6 (6.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (68.09%) Firewall
2 31 (32.98%) LAN
2 31 (32.98%) WAN
3 26 (27.66%) DNS
3 26 (27.66%) OSPF
3 26 (27.66%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (26.60%) Cisco IOS
5 23 (24.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 22 (23.40%) SAN
7 21 (22.34%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 18 (19.15%) DHCP
8 18 (19.15%) VoIP
8 18 (19.15%) Network Security
9 17 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (18.09%) BGP
10 16 (17.02%) MPLS
11 14 (14.89%) Wireless
12 13 (13.83%) DSL
13 12 (12.77%) DMVPN
13 12 (12.77%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (11.70%) Introscope
2 8 (8.51%) JMeter
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Front Office
3 3 (3.19%) Back Office
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 2 (2.13%) Games
4 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
5 1 (1.06%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (18.09%) Network Engineer
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
2 15 (15.96%) Network Specialist
3 12 (12.77%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Applications Support
4 11 (11.70%) Network Security Specialist
4 11 (11.70%) Security Specialist
5 10 (10.64%) Network Architect
6 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Operations Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (8.51%) Applications Support Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Support Analyst
8 7 (7.45%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.38%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 6 (6.38%) Administrator
10 5 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Communications Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.02%) Middleware
2 11 (11.70%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) Java EE
3 5 (5.32%) MAPI
4 3 (3.19%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (3.19%) WCF
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.06%) XMPP
5 1 (1.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Fat Client
1 19 (20.21%) Thin Client
2 13 (13.83%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.83%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.45%) Clustering
4 7 (7.45%) Hedge funds
4 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.32%) iPhone
6 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
7 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.06%) BBC
8 1 (1.06%) Replication
8 1 (1.06%) SecurID
8 1 (1.06%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 48 (51.06%) Windows
2 43 (45.74%) Linux
3 24 (25.53%) UNIX
4 21 (22.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (21.28%) Windows 7
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.45%) Solaris
8 7 (7.45%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (5.32%) Android
10 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (3.19%) Windows NT
11 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) ITIL
2 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
3 22 (23.40%) Load Balancing
4 21 (22.34%) Problem Management
5 15 (15.96%) BCP
6 13 (13.83%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (13.83%) Service Management
6 13 (13.83%) Performance Management
7 12 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
7 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity Planning
7 12 (12.77%) Business Continuity
8 11 (11.70%) ITSM
8 11 (11.70%) Risk Management
8 11 (11.70%) Release Management
9 9 (9.57%) Project Management
10 8 (8.51%) Network Architecture
10 8 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (8.51%) Capacity Management
10 8 (8.51%) Load Testing
11 7 (7.45%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.70%) Java
2 9 (9.57%) C
3 7 (7.45%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.19%) Perl
4 3 (3.19%) SQL
4 3 (3.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (28.72%) CCNP
3 19 (20.21%) CCSE
4 5 (5.32%) CCSP
5 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
5 4 (4.26%) CCNA
6 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.13%) CISSP
6 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 2 (2.13%) CISM
7 1 (1.06%) CCSA
7 1 (1.06%) CCDP
7 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) QA
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (13.83%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.83%) NLBS
3 9 (9.57%) ProxySG
4 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 8 (8.51%) Xen
4 8 (8.51%) NFS
5 7 (7.45%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.45%) XenServer
6 5 (5.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 4 (4.26%) XenApp
7 4 (4.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.06%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.06%) vSphere
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) WSUS
2 11 (11.70%) ITRS Geneos
3 10 (10.64%) BladeLogic
4 7 (7.45%) Control-M
4 7 (7.45%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 3 (3.19%) Tivoli
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.06%) SCOM
7 1 (1.06%) Puppet
7 1 (1.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Cisco
2 68 (72.34%) F5
3 51 (54.26%) CheckPoint
4 35 (37.23%) VMware
5 30 (31.91%) Blue Coat
6 26 (27.66%) Microsoft
7 22 (23.40%) Citrix
8 18 (19.15%) Oracle
8 18 (19.15%) Infoblox
9 12 (12.77%) Imperva
9 12 (12.77%) Nokia
10 11 (11.70%) Juniper
11 10 (10.64%) Avaya
11 10 (10.64%) HP
11 10 (10.64%) Nortel
11 10 (10.64%) Symantec
12 7 (7.45%) CA
12 7 (7.45%) 3PAR
13 5 (5.32%) Adobe
13 5 (5.32%) Polycom
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