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 8 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 363 379 406
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +27
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 51 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.68% 1.03% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 21 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£435 £450 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +15.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £395 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £28.75
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
3036 2822 2886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.31% 12.31% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1961 1784 1793
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 89 124
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £21.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £18.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+31.94% -28.00%

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 8 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 8 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 16 £430 +8.86% 6
Hammersmith - 2 £438 -
Croydon - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 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 88 (100.00%) F5
2 74 (84.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 73 (82.95%) Cisco
4 70 (79.55%) Firewall
5 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (56.82%) OSPF
7 46 (52.27%) BGP
8 43 (48.86%) Juniper
9 42 (47.73%) CCNP
9 42 (47.73%) Cisco IOS
10 39 (44.32%) CheckPoint
11 38 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (40.91%) Load Balancing
13 35 (39.77%) DNS
14 34 (38.64%) Network Security
15 33 (37.50%) Data Centre
15 33 (37.50%) IPsec
16 31 (35.23%) Infoblox
17 29 (32.95%) BIG-IP
17 29 (32.95%) VPN
18 28 (31.82%) MPLS
19 27 (30.68%) Wireless
19 27 (30.68%) Citrix
20 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
21 24 (27.27%) DHCP
21 24 (27.27%) Finance
22 23 (26.14%) WAN
22 23 (26.14%) TACACS
22 23 (26.14%) NetScreen
22 23 (26.14%) SolarWinds

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

For the 6 months to 8 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 3 (3.41%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.14%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (84.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 70 (79.55%) Firewall
3 50 (56.82%) OSPF
4 46 (52.27%) BGP
5 42 (47.73%) Cisco IOS
6 38 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (39.77%) DNS
8 34 (38.64%) Network Security
9 33 (37.50%) IPsec
10 29 (32.95%) BIG-IP
10 29 (32.95%) VPN
11 28 (31.82%) MPLS
12 27 (30.68%) Wireless
13 26 (29.55%) TCP/IP
14 24 (27.27%) DHCP
15 23 (26.14%) WAN
15 23 (26.14%) NetScreen
15 23 (26.14%) TACACS
16 22 (25.00%) VoIP
17 21 (23.86%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 24 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (6.82%) Banking
3 5 (5.68%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.41%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
6 2 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.27%) Marketing
6 2 (2.27%) Back Office
6 2 (2.27%) Electronics
6 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.27%) Advertising
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
7 1 (1.14%) Games
7 1 (1.14%) Legal
7 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (52.27%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Administrator
4 6 (6.82%) Security Specialist
4 6 (6.82%) Network Specialist
4 6 (6.82%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (4.55%) Network Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Architect
5 4 (4.55%) Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (3.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.41%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (2.27%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Network Operations Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.27%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) Web Services
2 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 19 (21.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.82%) Thin Client
4 6 (6.82%) Fat Client
5 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.41%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.27%) DTV
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.27%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) Online Games
8 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.86%) UNIX
2 16 (18.18%) Linux
3 13 (14.77%) Windows
4 3 (3.41%) VyOS
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) Load Balancing
2 19 (21.59%) ITIL
2 19 (21.59%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.32%) DDoS Mitigation
4 10 (11.36%) Service Management
5 8 (9.09%) Scrum
5 8 (9.09%) Network Design
5 8 (9.09%) Kanban
5 8 (9.09%) Network Management
6 7 (7.95%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
8 5 (5.68%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.55%) Security Architecture
9 4 (4.55%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.41%) Line Management
10 3 (3.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.82%) C
1 6 (6.82%) VB
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (65.91%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (47.73%) CCNP
3 21 (23.86%) CCSE
4 19 (21.59%) Degree
5 14 (15.91%) CCIE
6 10 (11.36%) CCSA
7 4 (4.55%) CCSP
7 4 (4.55%) CCNA
8 2 (2.27%) CISSP
9 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.95%) XenServer
3 4 (4.55%) vSphere
3 4 (4.55%) Firmware
4 3 (3.41%) vCloud
5 2 (2.27%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.27%) XenApp
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (17.05%) RANCID
2 6 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.41%) Puppet
4 1 (1.14%) SCCM
4 1 (1.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) F5
2 73 (82.95%) Cisco
3 43 (48.86%) Juniper
4 39 (44.32%) CheckPoint
5 31 (35.23%) Infoblox
6 27 (30.68%) Citrix
7 23 (26.14%) SolarWinds
8 21 (23.86%) Blue Coat
9 17 (19.32%) VMware
10 8 (9.09%) Imperva
11 7 (7.95%) HP
12 6 (6.82%) Riverbed
13 4 (4.55%) Aruba
14 3 (3.41%) Vyatta
14 3 (3.41%) Brocade
14 3 (3.41%) Sourcefire
14 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
15 2 (2.27%) SAP
15 2 (2.27%) Websense
15 2 (2.27%) Reuters
East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £455 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: NEG
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £455.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago