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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 350 380 400
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +20
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 57 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 0.97% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 6
Average daily rate
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£435 £450 £433
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £395 £389
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+7.37% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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
3056 2879 2834
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.97% 12.21% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1999 1795 1784
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 90 110
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.75 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £51.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% -21.56%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +5 19 £429 +8.54% 4
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Croydon - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £435 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (100.00%) F5
2 74 (86.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 70 (81.40%) Firewall
4 68 (79.07%) Cisco
5 50 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
6 46 (53.49%) BGP
7 45 (52.33%) OSPF
8 39 (45.35%) Juniper
8 39 (45.35%) Load Balancing
9 38 (44.19%) Cisco IOS
10 37 (43.02%) Network Security
11 35 (40.70%) IPsec
12 34 (39.53%) VPN
12 34 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
13 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
13 32 (37.21%) TCP/IP
13 32 (37.21%) CheckPoint
14 31 (36.05%) MPLS
14 31 (36.05%) CCNP
14 31 (36.05%) Wireless
15 30 (34.88%) WAN
16 29 (33.72%) DNS
17 28 (32.56%) Finance
18 27 (31.40%) UNIX
18 27 (31.40%) TACACS
19 26 (30.23%) VoIP
20 25 (29.07%) BIG-IP
20 25 (29.07%) SolarWinds
21 24 (27.91%) Citrix
22 23 (26.74%) EIGRP

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (1.16%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.16%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 74 (86.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 70 (81.40%) Firewall
3 46 (53.49%) BGP
4 45 (52.33%) OSPF
5 38 (44.19%) Cisco IOS
6 37 (43.02%) Network Security
7 35 (40.70%) IPsec
8 34 (39.53%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (39.53%) VPN
9 32 (37.21%) TCP/IP
10 31 (36.05%) Wireless
10 31 (36.05%) MPLS
11 30 (34.88%) WAN
12 29 (33.72%) DNS
13 27 (31.40%) TACACS
14 26 (30.23%) VoIP
15 25 (29.07%) BIG-IP
16 23 (26.74%) EIGRP
17 19 (22.09%) NetScreen
17 19 (22.09%) LAN
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 6 (6.98%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.49%) Legal
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Advertising
6 2 (2.33%) Back Office
6 2 (2.33%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.16%) Publishing
7 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (12.79%) Administrator
4 5 (5.81%) Analyst
5 4 (4.65%) Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.65%) Consultant
6 3 (3.49%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Security Specialist
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.33%) Network Specialist
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (2.33%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (37.21%) Data Centre
2 22 (25.58%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.33%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.33%) DTV
5 2 (2.33%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.16%) Online Games
6 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.40%) UNIX
2 17 (19.77%) Windows
3 12 (13.95%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Load Balancing
2 20 (23.26%) DDoS Mitigation
3 18 (20.93%) ITIL
4 12 (13.95%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.79%) Network Management
6 10 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (11.63%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (11.63%) WAN Optimisation
6 10 (11.63%) Service Management
7 8 (9.30%) Scrum
7 8 (9.30%) Kanban
8 5 (5.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (5.81%) Network Design
9 4 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.65%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.65%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.49%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.49%) Change Management
10 3 (3.49%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.63%) VB
2 2 (2.33%) C
3 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (36.05%) CCNP
3 19 (22.09%) Degree
4 17 (19.77%) CCIE
5 13 (15.12%) CCSE
6 9 (10.47%) CCSA
7 3 (3.49%) CCNA
8 2 (2.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.16%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.81%) Firmware
2 4 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 2 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (1.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (17.44%) RANCID
2 10 (11.63%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) F5
2 68 (79.07%) Cisco
3 39 (45.35%) Juniper
4 32 (37.21%) CheckPoint
5 25 (29.07%) SolarWinds
6 24 (27.91%) Citrix
7 19 (22.09%) Infoblox
8 12 (13.95%) Blue Coat
9 10 (11.63%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.65%) Aruba
10 4 (4.65%) Sourcefire
10 4 (4.65%) VMware
11 3 (3.49%) Imperva
12 2 (2.33%) Tufin
12 2 (2.33%) NetScout
12 2 (2.33%) TippingPoint
12 2 (2.33%) LogLogic
12 2 (2.33%) SevOne
12 2 (2.33%) Ciena
12 2 (2.33%) FireEye
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