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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 379 374 393
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +19
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 32 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.20% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.18% 1.49% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 29 7
Average daily rate £440 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £413 £420
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -1.78%
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
2709 2812 2738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.77% 13.27% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1840 1753
Average daily rate £420 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 80 76
Average hourly rate £25.12 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.57% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.14 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £33.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +27 5 £450 +9.09%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 55 (96.49%) F5
2 50 (87.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 50 (87.72%) Cisco
3 42 (73.68%) Firewall
4 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (52.63%) BGP
6 29 (50.88%) DNS
7 26 (45.61%) OSPF
8 25 (43.86%) Finance
8 25 (43.86%) WAN
9 23 (40.35%) LAN
9 23 (40.35%) EIGRP
10 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
10 21 (36.84%) DHCP
11 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 18 (31.58%) Juniper
11 18 (31.58%) BIG-IP
12 17 (29.82%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (29.82%) Cisco IOS
13 16 (28.07%) Banking
13 16 (28.07%) CCNP
13 16 (28.07%) SSL
14 15 (26.32%) Unix
14 15 (26.32%) Investment Banking
15 14 (24.56%) Change Management
15 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
15 14 (24.56%) FortiGate
16 13 (22.81%) VPN
16 13 (22.81%) CCIE
17 12 (21.05%) Infoblox

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) JBoss
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 50 (87.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 42 (73.68%) Firewall
3 30 (52.63%) BGP
4 29 (50.88%) DNS
5 26 (45.61%) OSPF
6 25 (43.86%) WAN
7 23 (40.35%) EIGRP
7 23 (40.35%) LAN
8 21 (36.84%) DHCP
9 18 (31.58%) BIG-IP
9 18 (31.58%) TCP/IP
10 17 (29.82%) Cisco IOS
10 17 (29.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (28.07%) SSL
12 14 (24.56%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (22.81%) VPN
14 10 (17.54%) IPsec
14 10 (17.54%) Network Security
14 10 (17.54%) WAAS
15 9 (15.79%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Banking
3 15 (26.32%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Administrator
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Network Specialist
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Architect
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco Administrator
6 3 (5.26%) Data Network Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Consultant
7 2 (3.51%) Data Centre Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.51%) CSS
1 2 (3.51%) Middleware
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Clustering
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.75%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Unix
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 3 (5.26%) CatOS
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 14 (24.56%) Change Management
3 7 (12.28%) Low Latency
3 7 (12.28%) Network Architecture
3 7 (12.28%) Security Architecture
4 6 (10.53%) Migration
5 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.02%) E-Commerce
6 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.02%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (7.02%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (5.26%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 2 (3.51%) High Availability
8 2 (3.51%) ITIL
8 2 (3.51%) Line Management
8 2 (3.51%) People Management
9 1 (1.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.75%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.75%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.75%) C
1 1 (1.75%) Lisp
1 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (28.07%) CCNP
3 13 (22.81%) CCIE
4 9 (15.79%) Degree
5 5 (8.77%) CCSE
6 2 (3.51%) CCNA
6 2 (3.51%) CCSA
7 1 (1.75%) Avaya Certification
7 1 (1.75%) CCA
7 1 (1.75%) CCEE
7 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.75%) MCSA
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Firmware
2 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.75%) NFS
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.75%) UAG
3 1 (1.75%) vCloud
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView
3 1 (1.75%) RANCID
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.75%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 55 (96.49%) F5
2 50 (87.72%) Cisco
3 18 (31.58%) Juniper
4 12 (21.05%) Infoblox
5 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
6 8 (14.04%) Palo Alto
7 7 (12.28%) Aruba
7 7 (12.28%) Blue Coat
8 6 (10.53%) Citrix
8 6 (10.53%) SolarWinds
9 5 (8.77%) HP
9 5 (8.77%) VMware
10 3 (5.26%) Avaya
10 3 (5.26%) Imperva
10 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.51%) Nokia
11 2 (3.51%) Oracle
12 1 (1.75%) Dell
12 1 (1.75%) IBM
12 1 (1.75%) SAP