The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 403 382 413
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +31
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 34 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.05% 1.90% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 19
Median daily rate £475 £431 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £388 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £490 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-8.05% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
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
3252 2902 3242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.37% 12.40% 13.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2093 1923 2072
Median daily rate £450 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 94
Median hourly rate £17.25 £17.25 £22.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the London region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the London region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Hourly Rate Trend in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 F5 BIG-IP LTM within the London region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +14 10 £475 +8.26%
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Hammersmith +3 1 £425 -
Croydon -9 1 £470 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 49 (94.23%) F5
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
3 39 (75.00%) Firewall
4 33 (63.46%) CheckPoint
4 33 (63.46%) Juniper
5 31 (59.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 30 (57.69%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (51.92%) BIG-IP
8 24 (46.15%) Wireless
8 24 (46.15%) DNS
8 24 (46.15%) Finance
9 23 (44.23%) Palo Alto
10 22 (42.31%) ITIL
10 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
11 21 (40.38%) DHCP
11 21 (40.38%) Blue Coat
12 20 (38.46%) Network Security
13 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
13 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
13 18 (34.62%) Aruba
14 17 (32.69%) FireEye
15 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
15 15 (28.85%) Network Architecture
15 15 (28.85%) Change Management
16 14 (26.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
17 13 (25.00%) Riverbed
17 13 (25.00%) WAAS
17 13 (25.00%) TippingPoint
17 13 (25.00%) WAN

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 3 (5.77%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (75.00%) Firewall
2 31 (59.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 30 (57.69%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (51.92%) BIG-IP
5 24 (46.15%) DNS
5 24 (46.15%) Wireless
6 22 (42.31%) TCP/IP
7 21 (40.38%) DHCP
8 20 (38.46%) Network Security
9 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (25.00%) WAAS
10 13 (25.00%) WAN
11 12 (23.08%) BGP
11 12 (23.08%) VPN
11 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
12 10 (19.23%) EIGRP
12 10 (19.23%) LAN
12 10 (19.23%) SSL
13 9 (17.31%) IPsec
14 7 (13.46%) Internet
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Network Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Network Security Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Security Engineer
3 13 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Data Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Data Network Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Principal Architect
9 1 (1.92%) Security Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.92%) RAML
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Swagger
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) XSLT
2 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.77%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) DataPower
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) BBC
5 1 (1.92%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.92%) Fintech
5 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) MPEG
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Unix
2 5 (9.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (42.31%) ITIL
2 15 (28.85%) Change Management
2 15 (28.85%) Network Architecture
3 12 (23.08%) Service Management
4 10 (19.23%) Project Management
5 9 (17.31%) Load Balancing
6 8 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) High Availability
7 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 4 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (5.77%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.77%) Web Filtering
9 2 (3.85%) Change Control
9 2 (3.85%) DevOps
9 2 (3.85%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (34.62%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) CCIE
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) CCSA
5 4 (7.69%) CCSE
6 3 (5.77%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (11.54%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.38%) ProxySG
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.92%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) Legato
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 49 (94.23%) F5
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
3 33 (63.46%) CheckPoint
3 33 (63.46%) Juniper
4 23 (44.23%) Palo Alto
5 21 (40.38%) Blue Coat
6 18 (34.62%) Aruba
7 17 (32.69%) FireEye
8 14 (26.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 14 (26.92%) SolarWinds
9 13 (25.00%) Riverbed
9 13 (25.00%) TippingPoint
10 12 (23.08%) LogLogic
10 12 (23.08%) Tufin
11 11 (21.15%) Citrix
11 11 (21.15%) Radianz
12 4 (7.69%) Fortinet
12 4 (7.69%) Sourcefire
12 4 (7.69%) VMware
13 3 (5.77%) CA