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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 361 389 364
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 41 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.067% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.57% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 3
Average daily rate
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£419 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £353 £342
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.50
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
2845 2609 2796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 11.64% 13.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1827 1677 1730
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £350 £315
% change year-on-year
-0.72% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 91 130
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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 14 £419 +4.68% 2
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 94 (100.00%) F5
2 79 (84.04%) Cisco
3 72 (76.60%) Firewall
4 66 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (69.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 54 (57.45%) Cisco ASA
7 52 (55.32%) CCNP
8 47 (50.00%) Network Security
9 45 (47.87%) OSPF
10 41 (43.62%) CheckPoint
10 41 (43.62%) Load Balancing
11 40 (42.55%) Cisco IOS
12 38 (40.43%) Juniper
12 38 (40.43%) BGP
13 32 (34.04%) CCSE
14 31 (32.98%) NetScreen
14 31 (32.98%) Infoblox
15 30 (31.91%) Citrix
15 30 (31.91%) Blue Coat
16 27 (28.72%) BIG-IP
16 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
17 26 (27.66%) VPN
18 24 (25.53%) DNS
18 24 (25.53%) ITIL
18 24 (25.53%) VMware
19 22 (23.40%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
20 21 (22.34%) Finance
20 21 (22.34%) Wireless
20 21 (22.34%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.19%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (76.60%) Firewall
2 65 (69.15%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 54 (57.45%) Cisco ASA
4 47 (50.00%) Network Security
5 45 (47.87%) OSPF
6 40 (42.55%) Cisco IOS
7 38 (40.43%) BGP
8 31 (32.98%) NetScreen
9 27 (28.72%) BIG-IP
10 26 (27.66%) VPN
11 24 (25.53%) DNS
12 22 (23.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (22.34%) DHCP
13 21 (22.34%) Wireless
14 20 (21.28%) MPLS
15 19 (20.21%) IPsec
16 17 (18.09%) TACACS
16 17 (18.09%) VoIP
17 14 (14.89%) Cisco PIX
18 12 (12.77%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Games
3 6 (6.38%) Banking
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.19%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.13%) Back Office
6 2 (2.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Network Engineer
2 12 (12.77%) Security Specialist
3 11 (11.70%) Network Specialist
3 11 (11.70%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (11.70%) Consultant
4 9 (9.57%) Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.26%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.19%) Analyst
9 3 (3.19%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
10 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
10 2 (2.13%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.19%) Web Services
2 2 (2.13%) CSS
2 2 (2.13%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.70%) Thin Client
2 11 (11.70%) Fat Client
3 6 (6.38%) Online Games
4 3 (3.19%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 8 (8.51%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (43.62%) Load Balancing
2 27 (28.72%) E-Commerce
3 24 (25.53%) ITIL
4 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
5 13 (13.83%) Service Management
6 10 (10.64%) Network Design
6 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.45%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.32%) Line Management
11 4 (4.26%) Kanban
11 4 (4.26%) Network Architecture
11 4 (4.26%) Scrum
12 3 (3.19%) Project Management
12 3 (3.19%) Time Management
12 3 (3.19%) Migration
13 2 (2.13%) Investment Management
13 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
13 2 (2.13%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) C
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 66 (70.21%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (55.32%) CCNP
3 32 (34.04%) CCSE
4 15 (15.96%) Degree
5 10 (10.64%) CCIE
6 9 (9.57%) CCSA
7 7 (7.45%) CCNA
8 6 (6.38%) CCSP
9 5 (5.32%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.19%) CISSP
11 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.06%) GPG13
3 1 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (8.51%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.45%) XenServer
4 6 (6.38%) vSphere
5 3 (3.19%) vCloud
6 2 (2.13%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.06%) XenApp
7 1 (1.06%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) RANCID
2 5 (5.32%) Puppet
3 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.13%) SCOM
4 2 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) F5
2 79 (84.04%) Cisco
3 41 (43.62%) CheckPoint
4 38 (40.43%) Juniper
5 31 (32.98%) Infoblox
6 30 (31.91%) Blue Coat
6 30 (31.91%) Citrix
7 24 (25.53%) VMware
8 17 (18.09%) Imperva
9 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
10 11 (11.70%) HP
11 9 (9.57%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.38%) BMC
12 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
12 6 (6.38%) Remedy
13 4 (4.26%) Bloomberg
13 4 (4.26%) IBM
13 4 (4.26%) Riverbed
14 3 (3.19%) Vyatta
14 3 (3.19%) TippingPoint
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago