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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England / London
Rank 377 388 366
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 20 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 1.13% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 30
Median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £386 £399
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £478 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £485 £413
% change year-on-year
-12.37% +17.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2444 2733 2896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.80% 12.74% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1784 1868
Median daily rate £440 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 65 89
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.62 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.88% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-38.57% +32.07%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +11 4 £400 -4.47% 1
Croydon +4 1 £413 -2.94%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 60 (95.24%) F5
2 45 (71.43%) Cisco
3 41 (65.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 37 (58.73%) Firewall
5 36 (57.14%) Juniper
6 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
7 28 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (41.27%) Network Security
9 22 (34.92%) OSPF
9 22 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 21 (33.33%) BGP
11 17 (26.98%) BIG-IP
12 16 (25.40%) Blue Coat
12 16 (25.40%) Finance
12 16 (25.40%) Wireless
12 16 (25.40%) WAN
12 16 (25.40%) DNS
12 16 (25.40%) CCNP
13 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
14 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
15 13 (20.63%) CCIE
16 12 (19.05%) DHCP
16 12 (19.05%) EIGRP
17 11 (17.46%) LAN
17 11 (17.46%) IPsec
17 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
17 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
18 10 (15.87%) HSRP
18 10 (15.87%) Cisco IOS

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 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 37 (58.73%) Firewall
3 28 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (41.27%) Network Security
5 22 (34.92%) OSPF
6 21 (33.33%) BGP
6 21 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 17 (26.98%) BIG-IP
8 16 (25.40%) DNS
8 16 (25.40%) WAN
8 16 (25.40%) Wireless
9 14 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (19.05%) DHCP
10 12 (19.05%) EIGRP
11 11 (17.46%) IPsec
11 11 (17.46%) LAN
12 10 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (15.87%) HSRP
12 10 (15.87%) VPN
13 9 (14.29%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.40%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Security Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Consultant
6 8 (12.70%) Architect
7 7 (11.11%) Network Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Data Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) Ajax
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) Core Data
1 1 (1.59%) JSON
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Unix
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (15.87%) Network Architecture
3 9 (14.29%) Project Management
3 9 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 8 (12.70%) ITIL
4 8 (12.70%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (11.11%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Low Latency
6 5 (7.94%) Security Architecture
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.35%) Information Security
7 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Migration
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) C
1 2 (3.17%) Java
1 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (25.40%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCIE
4 6 (9.52%) CCSA
5 5 (7.94%) JNCIP
5 5 (7.94%) JNCIS
6 4 (6.35%) CCSE
7 3 (4.76%) CCNA
7 3 (4.76%) Degree
7 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.59%) MCSE
8 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) ProxySG
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.59%) Nessus
3 1 (1.59%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 60 (95.24%) F5
2 45 (71.43%) Cisco
3 36 (57.14%) Juniper
4 29 (46.03%) CheckPoint
5 16 (25.40%) Blue Coat
6 11 (17.46%) Palo Alto
7 10 (15.87%) Aruba
8 8 (12.70%) Fortinet
9 7 (11.11%) Citrix
9 7 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 6 (9.52%) Arista
10 6 (9.52%) FireEye
10 6 (9.52%) Tufin
11 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
12 4 (6.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 4 (6.35%) Radianz
12 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
12 4 (6.35%) VMware
13 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
13 3 (4.76%) HP
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