The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 398 369 399
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +30
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 14 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.093% 0.086%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.50% 0.67% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 10
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £324 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £510 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+18.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.75 -
Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2800 2963 3738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.57% 13.72% 13.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1841 2271
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 132 152
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -14 6 £398 +13.57%
Hayes - - - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (100.00%) F5
1 28 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 22 (78.57%) Cisco
4 19 (67.86%) Juniper
5 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (50.00%) Network Security
8 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
9 12 (42.86%) Banking
9 12 (42.86%) BGP
10 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (35.71%) Finance
11 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
12 8 (28.57%) CCNP
12 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
12 8 (28.57%) Multicast
13 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
14 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
15 5 (17.86%) HTTP
15 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
15 5 (17.86%) Migration
16 4 (14.29%) VPN
16 4 (14.29%) WAN
16 4 (14.29%) Windows
16 4 (14.29%) Linux
16 4 (14.29%) OSPF
16 4 (14.29%) McAfee
16 4 (14.29%) Intranet

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (10.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 26 (92.86%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (50.00%) Network Security
5 12 (42.86%) BGP
6 8 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 8 (28.57%) Multicast
7 6 (21.43%) BIG-IP
7 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 5 (17.86%) HTTP
9 4 (14.29%) VPN
9 4 (14.29%) WAN
9 4 (14.29%) OSPF
9 4 (14.29%) Intranet
9 4 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.71%) MPLS
10 3 (10.71%) DNS
11 2 (7.14%) Junos
11 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (7.14%) DB2
1 2 (7.14%) DataStage
1 2 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (42.86%) Banking
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (7.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Security Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (3.57%) Managed Services Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) DataPower
1 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.57%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Replication
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) UNIX
2 3 (10.71%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.86%) Migration
3 4 (14.29%) Change Control
4 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 3 (10.71%) Network Management
5 2 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) Low Latency
6 1 (3.57%) Service Management
6 1 (3.57%) Change Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Network Design
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
1 1 (3.57%) Ruby
1 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (7.14%) JNCIS
3 2 (7.14%) CCNA
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) OSCP
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CCDP
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) vCloud
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView
2 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
2 1 (3.57%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) F5
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Juniper
4 18 (64.29%) CheckPoint
5 13 (46.43%) Blue Coat
6 10 (35.71%) TippingPoint
7 4 (14.29%) McAfee
8 2 (7.14%) VMware
8 2 (7.14%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 2 (7.14%) Nokia
8 2 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) New Relic
9 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.57%) JBoss
9 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.57%) BT
9 1 (3.57%) TOWER Software
9 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds