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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 351 390 372
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 45 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.041% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.63% 0.35% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £360 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £563 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
2766 2593 2840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.23% 11.77% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1776 1628 1768
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 72 143
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -30.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
+30.95% -8.09%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 +35 20 £413 - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 72 (76.60%) Cisco
3 65 (69.15%) Firewall
4 61 (64.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 56 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (51.06%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (47.87%) CCNP
8 42 (44.68%) CheckPoint
9 37 (39.36%) Network Security
10 35 (37.23%) OSPF
11 34 (36.17%) Juniper
11 34 (36.17%) Blue Coat
12 31 (32.98%) Load Balancing
13 30 (31.91%) CCSE
14 29 (30.85%) Cisco IOS
15 28 (29.79%) BIG-IP
15 28 (29.79%) BGP
16 24 (25.53%) VMware
17 23 (24.47%) NetScreen
17 23 (24.47%) DNS
17 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
18 22 (23.40%) Citrix
18 22 (23.40%) Finance
18 22 (23.40%) Infoblox
19 21 (22.34%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (22.34%) ITIL
20 20 (21.28%) DHCP
20 20 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
21 19 (20.21%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (69.15%) Firewall
2 61 (64.89%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 48 (51.06%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (39.36%) Network Security
5 35 (37.23%) OSPF
6 29 (30.85%) Cisco IOS
7 28 (29.79%) BIG-IP
7 28 (29.79%) BGP
8 23 (24.47%) NetScreen
8 23 (24.47%) DNS
9 20 (21.28%) DHCP
9 20 (21.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (20.21%) VPN
11 12 (12.77%) Wireless
11 12 (12.77%) DMVPN
12 11 (11.70%) WAN
13 10 (10.64%) IPsec
14 9 (9.57%) TACACS
14 9 (9.57%) MPLS
14 9 (9.57%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (23.40%) Finance
2 7 (7.45%) Games
3 6 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.32%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 36 (38.30%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Consultant
3 12 (12.77%) Security Specialist
4 11 (11.70%) Network Specialist
4 11 (11.70%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (10.64%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Network Architect
8 6 (6.38%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Security Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (4.26%) Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
11 3 (3.19%) Network Security Consultant
11 3 (3.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 3 (3.19%) Infrastructure Specialist
12 2 (2.13%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (2.13%) Cisco Engineer
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%) Fat Client
2 11 (11.70%) Thin 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
6 1 (1.06%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Linux
2 7 (7.45%) Windows
3 3 (3.19%) UNIX
4 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.98%) Load Balancing
2 23 (24.47%) E-Commerce
3 21 (22.34%) ITIL
4 15 (15.96%) Mentoring
5 10 (10.64%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (7.45%) ITIL V3
6 7 (7.45%) Service Management
6 7 (7.45%) Network Design
6 7 (7.45%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.32%) Network Architecture
7 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (5.32%) Line Management
8 3 (3.19%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.19%) Time Management
8 3 (3.19%) Migration
9 2 (2.13%) Information Security
9 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (2.13%) Identity Management
9 2 (2.13%) Data Security
9 2 (2.13%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.57%) C
2 3 (3.19%) SQL
3 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (59.57%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (47.87%) CCNP
3 30 (31.91%) CCSE
4 10 (10.64%) CCIE
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.45%) CCSA
6 7 (7.45%) CCNA
7 6 (6.38%) CCSP
7 6 (6.38%) Degree
8 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.19%) CISSP
10 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.06%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) 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 5 (5.32%) Puppet
2 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.19%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (2.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 94 (100.00%) F5
2 72 (76.60%) Cisco
3 42 (44.68%) CheckPoint
4 34 (36.17%) Juniper
4 34 (36.17%) Blue Coat
5 24 (25.53%) VMware
6 22 (23.40%) Infoblox
6 22 (23.40%) Citrix
7 17 (18.09%) Imperva
8 12 (12.77%) HP
9 10 (10.64%) Microsoft
10 8 (8.51%) SolarWinds
11 6 (6.38%) Red Hat
11 6 (6.38%) Remedy
11 6 (6.38%) BMC
12 4 (4.26%) IBM
12 4 (4.26%) McAfee
12 4 (4.26%) Riverbed
12 4 (4.26%) TippingPoint
13 3 (3.19%) Brocade
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