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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 359 381 358
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 39 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.056% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.40% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 7 2
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£413 £450 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +35.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £336 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £560 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £407 £420 £394
% change year-on-year
-3.21% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
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
2794 2632 2713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 12.21% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1849 1703 1682
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 154
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £44.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 +29 20 £413 - 2
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 68 (100.00%) F5
2 61 (89.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 50 (73.53%) Cisco
4 43 (63.24%) Firewall
5 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (51.47%) Juniper
7 31 (45.59%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (44.12%) CCNP
9 27 (39.71%) OSPF
9 27 (39.71%) Network Security
10 26 (38.24%) Citrix
11 25 (36.76%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (35.29%) VMware
12 24 (35.29%) CheckPoint
13 23 (33.82%) NetScreen
13 23 (33.82%) BGP
13 23 (33.82%) Blue Coat
13 23 (33.82%) Load Balancing
14 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
15 18 (26.47%) DNS
15 18 (26.47%) CCSE
15 18 (26.47%) BIG-IP
16 17 (25.00%) DHCP
16 17 (25.00%) Linux
17 16 (23.53%) WAN
17 16 (23.53%) Infoblox
18 15 (22.06%) VPN
18 15 (22.06%) Finance
18 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (19.12%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (13.24%) IIS
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (89.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 43 (63.24%) Firewall
3 31 (45.59%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (39.71%) OSPF
4 27 (39.71%) Network Security
5 25 (36.76%) Cisco IOS
6 23 (33.82%) NetScreen
6 23 (33.82%) BGP
7 18 (26.47%) DNS
7 18 (26.47%) BIG-IP
8 17 (25.00%) DHCP
9 16 (23.53%) WAN
10 15 (22.06%) VPN
11 12 (17.65%) TCP/IP
12 11 (16.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (16.18%) DMVPN
13 10 (14.71%) Wireless
14 9 (13.24%) TACACS
14 9 (13.24%) VoIP
14 9 (13.24%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Games
3 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.47%) Local Government
3 1 (1.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 15 (22.06%) Consultant
3 11 (16.18%) Network Specialist
4 10 (14.71%) Network Security Specialist
4 10 (14.71%) Security Specialist
5 7 (10.29%) Network Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Architect
6 5 (7.35%) Security Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Architect
8 3 (4.41%) Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Windows Support Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Security Engineer
9 2 (2.94%) Operations Support Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Network Operations Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) Fat Client
2 10 (14.71%) Thin Client
3 7 (10.29%) Online Games
4 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Windows
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.82%) Load Balancing
2 20 (29.41%) E-Commerce
3 13 (19.12%) ITIL
4 12 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 8 (11.76%) Service Management
6 7 (10.29%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (5.88%) Line Management
7 4 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (5.88%) Network Design
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.94%) Investment Management
9 2 (2.94%) Time Management
10 1 (1.47%) Project Management
10 1 (1.47%) Change Management
10 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.47%) Kanban
10 1 (1.47%) Information Security
10 1 (1.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.76%) C
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (54.41%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (44.12%) CCNP
3 18 (26.47%) CCSE
4 9 (13.24%) CCIE
5 6 (8.82%) Degree
6 4 (5.88%) CCNA
7 3 (4.41%) CCSP
7 3 (4.41%) CISSP
7 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.94%) CCSA
9 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.47%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.24%) Active Directory
2 9 (13.24%) vSphere
3 7 (10.29%) XenApp
3 7 (10.29%) UAG
4 5 (7.35%) XenServer
5 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (10.29%) SCCM
1 7 (10.29%) SCOM
2 1 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) F5
2 50 (73.53%) Cisco
3 35 (51.47%) Juniper
4 26 (38.24%) Citrix
5 24 (35.29%) VMware
5 24 (35.29%) CheckPoint
6 23 (33.82%) Blue Coat
7 16 (23.53%) Infoblox
8 11 (16.18%) Imperva
9 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (11.76%) HP
11 6 (8.82%) Riverbed
12 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
12 5 (7.35%) Splunk
13 4 (5.88%) TippingPoint
13 4 (5.88%) IBM
14 2 (2.94%) Tufin
14 2 (2.94%) LogLogic
14 2 (2.94%) TIBCO
14 2 (2.94%) Bloomberg