The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 392 400 386
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 27 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.071% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.86% 0.59% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 17
Average daily rate
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£458 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £330 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £434 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.93% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
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
3129 3076 3578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.87% 12.14% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1949 1988 2119
Average daily rate £400 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 98 170
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.06 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £23.21 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.16%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Jobs Demand Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the London region.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Daily Rate Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Daily Rate Histogram in London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM across the London region.

F5 BIG-IP GTM Hourly Rate Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
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 F5 BIG-IP GTM within the London region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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 +18 5 £431 -25.00%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 45 (100.00%) F5
2 39 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 33 (73.33%) Cisco
4 28 (62.22%) Juniper
4 28 (62.22%) Firewall
5 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) CCNP
6 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 14 (31.11%) BGP
7 14 (31.11%) WAN
7 14 (31.11%) Blue Coat
7 14 (31.11%) Network Security
8 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (26.67%) BIG-IP
8 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 11 (24.44%) Finance
9 11 (24.44%) Citrix
9 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.00%) VPN
11 9 (20.00%) Linux
11 9 (20.00%) OSPF
11 9 (20.00%) Banking
12 8 (17.78%) NetScreen
13 7 (15.56%) HP
13 7 (15.56%) SSL
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (15.56%) VMware
13 7 (15.56%) Multicast
14 6 (13.33%) NetScaler

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 F5 BIG-IP GTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (8.89%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (4.44%) nginx
5 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 28 (62.22%) Firewall
3 14 (31.11%) BGP
3 14 (31.11%) WAN
3 14 (31.11%) Network Security
4 12 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (26.67%) BIG-IP
5 11 (24.44%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.00%) VPN
7 9 (20.00%) OSPF
8 8 (17.78%) NetScreen
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (15.56%) Multicast
9 7 (15.56%) SSL
10 6 (13.33%) NetScaler
11 5 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (11.11%) DNS
11 5 (11.11%) MPLS
11 5 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Local Government
4 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Network Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Junior Architect
7 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) .NET
1 1 (2.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Online Games
2 2 (4.44%) Online Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.22%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
4 4 (8.89%) Scrum
4 4 (8.89%) Service Management
4 4 (8.89%) Kanban
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
6 2 (4.44%) Use Case
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
7 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) CCNP
1 18 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.33%) CCSE
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 4 (8.89%) JNCIS
5 3 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.22%) CCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCNA
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
7 1 (2.22%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) vSphere
2 4 (8.89%) UAG
2 4 (8.89%) XenApp
2 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) SCOM
2 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (2.22%) RANCID
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) F5
2 33 (73.33%) Cisco
3 28 (62.22%) Juniper
4 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 14 (31.11%) Blue Coat
6 11 (24.44%) Citrix
7 7 (15.56%) HP
7 7 (15.56%) VMware
8 6 (13.33%) TippingPoint
9 5 (11.11%) Splunk
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.89%) McAfee
11 3 (6.67%) Symantec
11 3 (6.67%) Avaya
11 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
11 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
12 2 (4.44%) Infoblox
12 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
12 2 (4.44%) MobileIron
12 2 (4.44%) Brocade