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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 410 384 390
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 18 47 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.20% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 1.52% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 38 22
Median daily rate £471 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £316 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.93% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
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
3002 3101 2761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.89% 13.27% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2039 2005 1769
Median daily rate £428 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 95 81
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £50.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +33.33%

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
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 29 June 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
Croydon - 4 £471 -
City of London +32 2 £500 +16.27%
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 43 (95.56%) F5
2 37 (82.22%) Firewall
3 35 (77.78%) Cisco
4 28 (62.22%) Network Security
5 25 (55.56%) BIG-IP
6 22 (48.89%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (48.89%) WAN
7 21 (46.67%) VPN
8 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
9 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
10 16 (35.56%) Juniper
10 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (33.33%) LAN
11 15 (33.33%) Wireless
11 15 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 14 (31.11%) ITIL
13 13 (28.89%) DNS
13 13 (28.89%) SSL
13 13 (28.89%) High Availability
14 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
14 12 (26.67%) CCNP
14 12 (26.67%) DHCP
14 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
15 11 (24.44%) BGP
16 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
16 10 (22.22%) Internet
16 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
16 10 (22.22%) ProxySG
16 10 (22.22%) Finance
16 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus

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 (2.22%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (82.22%) Firewall
2 28 (62.22%) Network Security
3 25 (55.56%) BIG-IP
4 22 (48.89%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (48.89%) WAN
5 21 (46.67%) VPN
6 15 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 15 (33.33%) LAN
6 15 (33.33%) Wireless
7 13 (28.89%) DNS
7 13 (28.89%) SSL
8 12 (26.67%) DHCP
9 11 (24.44%) BGP
10 10 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (22.22%) EIGRP
10 10 (22.22%) Internet
10 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.00%) VoIP
12 6 (13.33%) IPsec
13 5 (11.11%) VLAN
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (4.44%) Games
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 18 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (35.56%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (35.56%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Centre Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Network Administrator
7 1 (2.22%) Principal Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Product Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Security Product Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) REST
1 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (8.89%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) BBC
5 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.22%) Fintech
6 1 (2.22%) MPEG
6 1 (2.22%) PKI
6 1 (2.22%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
2 14 (31.11%) ITIL
3 13 (28.89%) High Availability
4 8 (17.78%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
5 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
5 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (8.89%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Management
8 3 (6.67%) Project Management
9 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Network Management
9 2 (4.44%) Presales
9 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.44%) Web Filtering
10 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
10 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Python
2 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNP
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
3 7 (15.56%) JNCIP
3 7 (15.56%) JNCIS
4 5 (11.11%) CCIE
5 4 (8.89%) CCSE
6 3 (6.67%) CCSA
7 2 (4.44%) CCNA
8 1 (2.22%) CCSP
8 1 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) ProxySG
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Firmware
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.22%) Cacti
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) OpenNMS
3 1 (2.22%) vMotion
Vendors
1 43 (95.56%) F5
2 35 (77.78%) Cisco
3 19 (42.22%) CheckPoint
4 16 (35.56%) Juniper
5 12 (26.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.56%) Citrix
6 7 (15.56%) Palo Alto
7 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
8 5 (11.11%) FireEye
8 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 5 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 4 (8.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (8.89%) Motorola
9 4 (8.89%) VMware
10 3 (6.67%) Sourcefire
11 2 (4.44%) BT
11 2 (4.44%) Mitel
11 2 (4.44%) Nokia
11 2 (4.44%) Radianz
11 2 (4.44%) Tufin