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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 364 389 353
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -36
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 38 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.067% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.34% 0.57% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 19
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£425 £469 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £323 £468
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
BIG-IP
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 London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2845 2609 2796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1677 1730
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +25 13 £413 +0.30% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 67 (82.72%) F5
2 55 (67.90%) Cisco
3 51 (62.96%) Firewall
4 43 (53.09%) Linux
5 40 (49.38%) CheckPoint
6 39 (48.15%) VMware
7 37 (45.68%) Windows
8 35 (43.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 34 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (32.10%) Load Balancing
11 26 (32.10%) CCNP
11 26 (32.10%) DNS
12 24 (29.63%) E-Commerce
12 24 (29.63%) LAN
12 24 (29.63%) OSPF
12 24 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (29.63%) Blue Coat
13 23 (28.40%) WAN
14 22 (27.16%) Citrix
15 21 (25.93%) ITIL
16 20 (24.69%) CCSE
16 20 (24.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 19 (23.46%) Infoblox
17 19 (23.46%) Network Security
17 19 (23.46%) SAN
17 19 (23.46%) Finance
18 18 (22.22%) BGP
18 18 (22.22%) DHCP

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 11 (13.58%) Apache
3 8 (9.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 8 (9.88%) IIS
3 8 (9.88%) WebSphere
3 8 (9.88%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (8.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.47%) JBoss
5 2 (2.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
2 7 (8.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (9.88%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (1.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 51 (62.96%) Firewall
2 27 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 26 (32.10%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (32.10%) DNS
4 24 (29.63%) OSPF
4 24 (29.63%) LAN
4 24 (29.63%) Cisco IOS
5 23 (28.40%) WAN
6 20 (24.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 19 (23.46%) SAN
7 19 (23.46%) Network Security
8 18 (22.22%) BGP
8 18 (22.22%) DHCP
9 13 (16.05%) NetScreen
10 12 (14.81%) VoIP
10 12 (14.81%) DMVPN
11 10 (12.35%) iSCSI
11 10 (12.35%) MPLS
12 8 (9.88%) VPN
12 8 (9.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Introscope
1 8 (9.88%) JMeter
2 2 (2.47%) Subversion
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 3 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Network Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Network Specialist
3 11 (13.58%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (13.58%) Security Specialist
4 8 (9.88%) Network Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Applications Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) Architect
4 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Applications Support
5 7 (8.64%) Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (3.70%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) Middleware
2 10 (12.35%) Java EE
3 8 (9.88%) .NET
4 4 (4.94%) REST
5 2 (2.47%) FastCGI
5 2 (2.47%) Catalyst
5 2 (2.47%) Embperl
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (2.47%) CGI
6 1 (1.23%) WAP
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Thin Client
1 17 (20.99%) Fat Client
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Hedge funds
3 7 (8.64%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.64%) Clustering
4 2 (2.47%) Replication
4 2 (2.47%) Online Games
4 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Linux
2 37 (45.68%) Windows
3 17 (20.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (20.99%) UNIX
4 14 (17.28%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) Solaris
8 3 (3.70%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.10%) Load Balancing
2 24 (29.63%) E-Commerce
3 21 (25.93%) ITIL
4 16 (19.75%) Problem Management
5 11 (13.58%) Capacity Management
6 9 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Project Management
6 9 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (9.88%) Risk Management
7 8 (9.88%) Load Testing
7 8 (9.88%) Release Management
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Management
8 7 (8.64%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (8.64%) Service Management
8 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.64%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
9 6 (7.41%) BCP
9 6 (7.41%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) C
2 10 (12.35%) Java
3 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.47%) Perl
4 2 (2.47%) PHP
4 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (32.10%) CCNP
3 20 (24.69%) CCSE
4 6 (7.41%) CCSP
5 5 (6.17%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) CCIE
6 3 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) CISM
7 2 (2.47%) CCSA
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.47%) CCDP
7 2 (2.47%) CISSP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSE
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
1 4 (4.94%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.11%) NFS
3 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.88%) VMware ESX
4 7 (8.64%) Xen
4 7 (8.64%) NLBS
4 7 (8.64%) XenServer
5 6 (7.41%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.17%) XenApp
7 4 (4.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (3.70%) vSphere
9 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.47%) vCloud
10 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
10 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) ITRS Geneos
2 7 (8.64%) WSUS
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (4.94%) Control-M
3 4 (4.94%) BladeLogic
4 3 (3.70%) Puppet
5 2 (2.47%) SCOM
6 1 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.23%) Foglight
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 67 (82.72%) F5
2 55 (67.90%) Cisco
3 40 (49.38%) CheckPoint
4 39 (48.15%) VMware
5 24 (29.63%) Blue Coat
6 22 (27.16%) Citrix
7 19 (23.46%) Infoblox
8 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
9 15 (18.52%) Juniper
10 12 (14.81%) Oracle
10 12 (14.81%) Imperva
11 10 (12.35%) HP
12 7 (8.64%) 3PAR
13 6 (7.41%) Nokia
14 4 (4.94%) Symantec
14 4 (4.94%) Nortel
14 4 (4.94%) Avaya
14 4 (4.94%) SonicWALL
14 4 (4.94%) Stonesoft
15 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago