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 30 October 2014 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 383 401 386
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 36 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.072% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 0.59% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 7 9
Average daily rate
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£470 £330 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.42% -26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
3148 3075 3283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.81% 12.32% 13.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2028 2094
Average daily rate £400 £400 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 94 140
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.68 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +7.14%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014. 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 +24 7 £448 - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 61 (96.83%) F5
2 41 (65.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 38 (60.32%) Cisco
4 35 (55.56%) Firewall
5 27 (42.86%) Juniper
6 22 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (30.16%) CCNP
8 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
8 17 (26.98%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
9 16 (25.40%) WAN
10 14 (22.22%) Finance
10 14 (22.22%) Network Security
11 13 (20.63%) OSPF
11 13 (20.63%) BGP
12 12 (19.05%) LAN
13 11 (17.46%) VPN
13 11 (17.46%) Blue Coat
13 11 (17.46%) BIG-IP
14 10 (15.87%) ITIL
14 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 9 (14.29%) Citrix
15 9 (14.29%) Wireless
16 8 (12.70%) NetScreen
16 8 (12.70%) HP
16 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
16 8 (12.70%) WLAN
16 8 (12.70%) Cisco PIX
17 7 (11.11%) DNS
17 7 (11.11%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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 5 (7.94%) IIS
2 4 (6.35%) Apache
3 2 (3.17%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.17%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.17%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.59%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 35 (55.56%) Firewall
3 17 (26.98%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (25.40%) WAN
5 14 (22.22%) Network Security
6 13 (20.63%) OSPF
6 13 (20.63%) BGP
7 12 (19.05%) LAN
8 11 (17.46%) VPN
8 11 (17.46%) BIG-IP
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (14.29%) Wireless
11 8 (12.70%) NetScreen
11 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
11 8 (12.70%) WLAN
11 8 (12.70%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (11.11%) DNS
13 6 (9.52%) Cisco ISE
14 5 (7.94%) NetScaler
14 5 (7.94%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Publishing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Network Engineer
2 21 (33.33%) Consultant
3 14 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 7 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Security Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Architect
6 3 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Security Engineer
7 2 (3.17%) Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) Operations Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.17%) IT Operations Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Web Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) DevOps Consultant
8 1 (1.59%) DevOps Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security Architect
8 1 (1.59%) Cyber Security Specialist
8 1 (1.59%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 1 (1.59%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) CSS
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) Online Games
2 2 (3.17%) Online Banking
2 2 (3.17%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.59%) PKI
3 1 (1.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) UNIX
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.17%) CentOS
4 1 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.59%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.59%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (26.98%) Load Balancing
2 10 (15.87%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 6 (9.52%) Service Management
3 6 (9.52%) Migration
4 5 (7.94%) DevOps
4 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.94%) Analytics
5 4 (6.35%) E-Commerce
5 4 (6.35%) Scrum
5 4 (6.35%) Kanban
5 4 (6.35%) Network Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.17%) Operations Management
7 2 (3.17%) Change Management
7 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
7 2 (3.17%) Use Case
7 2 (3.17%) Change Control
7 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.35%) Perl
2 3 (4.76%) Java
3 2 (3.17%) C
3 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 22 (34.92%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.16%) CCNP
3 7 (11.11%) CCSE
4 5 (7.94%) HP ASE
4 5 (7.94%) ACSP
4 5 (7.94%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
5 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) CCSA
7 2 (3.17%) CISSP
7 2 (3.17%) CCIE
7 2 (3.17%) CCSP
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.76%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.59%) vSphere
2 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.59%) RANCID
3 1 (1.59%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 61 (96.83%) F5
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 27 (42.86%) Juniper
4 16 (25.40%) CheckPoint
5 11 (17.46%) Blue Coat
6 9 (14.29%) Citrix
7 8 (12.70%) HP
8 6 (9.52%) Meraki
9 5 (7.94%) Splunk
9 5 (7.94%) Aruba
9 5 (7.94%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.94%) AirMagnet
9 5 (7.94%) McAfee
9 5 (7.94%) Motorola
10 4 (6.35%) Imperva
11 3 (4.76%) TippingPoint
11 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
12 2 (3.17%) Symantec
12 2 (3.17%) Nokia
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