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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England / London
Rank 369 369 345
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 29 46 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 1.73% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 29 46
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £400 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
- +12.35%
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
2471 2662 2771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.71% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1659 1739 1852
Median daily rate £438 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
- +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 69
Median hourly rate £44.50 £24.23 £18.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.65% +28.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -7 6 £520 +26.06% 2
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 53 (96.36%) F5
2 36 (65.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 36 (65.45%) Cisco
3 30 (54.55%) Firewall
4 28 (50.91%) Juniper
5 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
6 23 (41.82%) Cisco ASA
7 22 (40.00%) Network Security
8 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
9 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (29.09%) OSPF
11 15 (27.27%) BGP
11 15 (27.27%) Finance
12 14 (25.45%) BIG-IP
13 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
13 13 (23.64%) Wireless
13 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
14 12 (21.82%) CCNP
14 12 (21.82%) DNS
14 12 (21.82%) WAN
15 11 (20.00%) CCIE
15 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
16 10 (18.18%) Aruba
16 10 (18.18%) DHCP
16 10 (18.18%) IPsec
17 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
17 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
18 8 (14.55%) HSRP
18 8 (14.55%) Multicast

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 2 (3.64%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (65.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 30 (54.55%) Firewall
3 23 (41.82%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (40.00%) Network Security
5 20 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 16 (29.09%) OSPF
7 15 (27.27%) BGP
8 14 (25.45%) BIG-IP
9 13 (23.64%) Wireless
10 12 (21.82%) DNS
10 12 (21.82%) WAN
11 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (18.18%) DHCP
12 10 (18.18%) IPsec
13 9 (16.36%) EIGRP
14 8 (14.55%) HSRP
14 8 (14.55%) LAN
14 8 (14.55%) Multicast
15 7 (12.73%) VPN
15 7 (12.73%) VRRP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 15 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Network Engineer
2 15 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Consultant
5 7 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Architect
6 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Data Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Network Architect
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Senior Data Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Network Support
9 3 (5.45%) Network Support Analyst
9 3 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.82%) .NET
1 1 (1.82%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.82%) Ajax
1 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.82%) Java EE
1 1 (1.82%) JSON
1 1 (1.82%) XML
1 1 (1.82%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Data Centre
1 6 (10.91%) iPad
2 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.82%) DataPower
4 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) PKI
4 1 (1.82%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Unix
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) Load Balancing
2 9 (16.36%) Network Architecture
3 8 (14.55%) Project Management
3 8 (14.55%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.73%) Change Management
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Low Latency
5 5 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (9.09%) Security Architecture
6 4 (7.27%) Capacity Management
6 4 (7.27%) Information Security
6 4 (7.27%) Network Design
6 4 (7.27%) Service Management
6 4 (7.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.45%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (3.64%) High Availability
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.45%) Java
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (21.82%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCIE
4 5 (9.09%) CCSA
4 5 (9.09%) JNCIP
4 5 (9.09%) JNCIS
5 3 (5.45%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) Degree
6 2 (3.64%) CCSE
6 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (10.91%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.82%) HMG Infosec
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.64%) XenServer
3 1 (1.82%) Firmware
3 1 (1.82%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.82%) Legato
3 1 (1.82%) Nessus
3 1 (1.82%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.82%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 53 (96.36%) F5
2 36 (65.45%) Cisco
3 28 (50.91%) Juniper
4 24 (43.64%) CheckPoint
5 13 (23.64%) Blue Coat
6 11 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 10 (18.18%) Aruba
8 7 (12.73%) Fortinet
8 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.91%) Tufin
10 5 (9.09%) Citrix
10 5 (9.09%) FireEye
10 5 (9.09%) TippingPoint
11 4 (7.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (7.27%) Radianz
11 4 (7.27%) Riverbed
12 3 (5.45%) HP
12 3 (5.45%) LogLogic
12 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.45%) VMware