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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank 404 381 375
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 27 48 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.21% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.94% 1.72% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 38 39
Median daily rate £486 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £559
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
2880 2795 3079
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.07% 12.51% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1903 1882 2084
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 88 85
Median hourly rate £32.89 £22.62 £20.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.40% +11.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing BIG-IP as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BIG-IP within the London region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
City of London +4 9 £520 +30.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
BIG-IP
England

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP 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 London region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 63 (88.73%) F5
2 57 (80.28%) Cisco
3 48 (67.61%) Firewall
4 44 (61.97%) Wireless
5 43 (60.56%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (59.15%) Juniper
7 36 (50.70%) CheckPoint
8 33 (46.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 31 (43.66%) Finance
10 29 (40.85%) DNS
11 28 (39.44%) Network Security
12 27 (38.03%) Blue Coat
12 27 (38.03%) ITIL
12 27 (38.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (35.21%) DHCP
13 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (35.21%) SolarWinds
14 24 (33.80%) CCNP
15 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
16 22 (30.99%) Palo Alto
17 21 (29.58%) FireEye
17 21 (29.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
18 19 (26.76%) WAN
18 19 (26.76%) CCIE
18 19 (26.76%) Linux
19 18 (25.35%) Project Management
20 17 (23.94%) TippingPoint
20 17 (23.94%) Riverbed
20 17 (23.94%) Tufin

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 7 (9.86%) WebLogic
2 4 (5.63%) Apache
2 4 (5.63%) iPlanet
2 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (4.23%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.41%) JBoss
5 1 (1.41%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) Firewall
2 44 (61.97%) Wireless
3 43 (60.56%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (46.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 29 (40.85%) DNS
6 28 (39.44%) Network Security
7 27 (38.03%) Cisco Nexus
8 25 (35.21%) DHCP
9 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
10 21 (29.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 19 (26.76%) WAN
12 17 (23.94%) WAAS
13 15 (21.13%) LAN
14 14 (19.72%) Wireshark
15 10 (14.08%) BGP
16 9 (12.68%) Cisco Wireless
16 9 (12.68%) Internet
16 9 (12.68%) NetScreen
16 9 (12.68%) SSL
16 9 (12.68%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Introscope
2 2 (2.82%) JMeter
2 2 (2.82%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
3 1 (1.41%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (43.66%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (57.75%) Network Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Network Security Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Security Engineer
3 19 (26.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Consultant
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Security Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Network Consultant
8 5 (7.04%) Architect
8 5 (7.04%) Technical Consultant
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.82%) Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Applications Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) J2EE
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.82%) CSS
2 2 (2.82%) Java EE
2 2 (2.82%) JSP
2 2 (2.82%) WCF
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (2.82%) XMPP
3 1 (1.41%) CGI
3 1 (1.41%) Embperl
3 1 (1.41%) FastCGI
3 1 (1.41%) LAMP
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.76%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.63%) Algorithms
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) IVR
3 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.82%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.82%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.41%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (26.76%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 12 (16.90%) Unix
4 9 (12.68%) Solaris
5 5 (7.04%) AIX
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) ITIL
2 18 (25.35%) Project Management
3 13 (18.31%) Change Management
3 13 (18.31%) Network Architecture
4 12 (16.90%) Service Management
5 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
6 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
6 10 (14.08%) ITIL V3
7 6 (8.45%) Fault Analysis
7 6 (8.45%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.45%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.23%) Change Control
8 3 (4.23%) Configuration Management
8 3 (4.23%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 3 (4.23%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (4.23%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.23%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.49%) Java
2 5 (7.04%) Python
3 3 (4.23%) C
3 3 (4.23%) Perl
3 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.23%) SQL
4 1 (1.41%) C++
4 1 (1.41%) Go
4 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (35.21%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (33.80%) CCNP
3 19 (26.76%) CCIE
4 6 (8.45%) CCSA
4 6 (8.45%) Degree
5 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) CCNA
6 3 (4.23%) CCSE
7 1 (1.41%) CCDP
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
7 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (22.54%) PCI DSS
2 15 (21.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (14.08%) SLA
4 2 (2.82%) JSP 440
5 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.86%) ProxySG
3 4 (5.63%) XenApp
3 4 (5.63%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (2.82%) XenServer
6 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) Cacti
1 5 (7.04%) EMC NetWorker
1 5 (7.04%) Nagios
1 5 (7.04%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 3 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.23%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (4.23%) ITRS Geneos
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.82%) SCCM
5 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
5 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.41%) Control-M
5 1 (1.41%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
5 1 (1.41%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 63 (88.73%) F5
2 57 (80.28%) Cisco
3 42 (59.15%) Juniper
4 36 (50.70%) CheckPoint
5 27 (38.03%) Blue Coat
6 25 (35.21%) SolarWinds
7 22 (30.99%) Palo Alto
8 21 (29.58%) FireEye
9 17 (23.94%) Aruba
9 17 (23.94%) Riverbed
9 17 (23.94%) TippingPoint
9 17 (23.94%) Tufin
10 16 (22.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 14 (19.72%) Citrix
11 14 (19.72%) LogLogic
12 13 (18.31%) Radianz
13 11 (15.49%) VMware
14 10 (14.08%) Sun
15 9 (12.68%) Oracle
16 6 (8.45%) Red Hat
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