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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 385 384 361
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 29 18 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.077% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 5
Average daily rate
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£310 £450 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £298 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £585 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.00
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
2934 2774 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 11.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1817 1914
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 134
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 +8 7 £550 +37.50% 2
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 89 (100.00%) F5
2 81 (91.01%) Cisco
3 71 (79.78%) Firewall
4 67 (75.28%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (75.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 56 (62.92%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (59.55%) CCNP
7 49 (55.06%) OSPF
8 46 (51.69%) Network Security
9 45 (50.56%) Cisco IOS
10 44 (49.44%) Load Balancing
10 44 (49.44%) Juniper
11 42 (47.19%) BGP
12 38 (42.70%) CheckPoint
13 36 (40.45%) Citrix
13 36 (40.45%) NetScreen
14 35 (39.33%) Infoblox
15 32 (35.96%) VPN
16 29 (32.58%) E-Commerce
16 29 (32.58%) Blue Coat
16 29 (32.58%) CCSE
17 27 (30.34%) BIG-IP
18 26 (29.21%) Wireless
18 26 (29.21%) IPsec
19 25 (28.09%) MPLS
20 24 (26.97%) ITIL
20 24 (26.97%) DNS
20 24 (26.97%) VMware
21 23 (25.84%) Cisco Nexus
22 22 (24.72%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (3.37%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.12%) RMDS
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (79.78%) Firewall
2 67 (75.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 56 (62.92%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (55.06%) OSPF
5 46 (51.69%) Network Security
6 45 (50.56%) Cisco IOS
7 42 (47.19%) BGP
8 36 (40.45%) NetScreen
9 32 (35.96%) VPN
10 27 (30.34%) BIG-IP
11 26 (29.21%) Wireless
11 26 (29.21%) IPsec
12 25 (28.09%) MPLS
13 24 (26.97%) DNS
14 23 (25.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (24.72%) VoIP
15 22 (24.72%) TACACS
16 21 (23.60%) DHCP
17 16 (17.98%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (15.73%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (2.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (21.35%) Finance
2 7 (7.87%) Games
3 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.49%) Banking
4 4 (4.49%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.37%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 2 (2.25%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Marketing
7 1 (1.12%) Electronics
7 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.12%) Local Government
7 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (52.81%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.48%) Security Specialist
3 11 (12.36%) Network Specialist
3 11 (12.36%) Network Security Specialist
3 11 (12.36%) Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Consultant
4 9 (10.11%) Network Architect
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.37%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (3.37%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (3.37%) Security Consultant
8 2 (2.25%) Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (2.25%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (2.25%) Lead Architect
8 2 (2.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) Rendezvous
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.36%) Fat Client
2 11 (12.36%) Thin Client
3 6 (6.74%) Online Games
4 3 (3.37%) Spread Betting
5 2 (2.25%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Windows
3 5 (5.62%) UNIX
4 1 (1.12%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.12%) CentOS
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (49.44%) Load Balancing
2 29 (32.58%) E-Commerce
3 24 (26.97%) ITIL
4 15 (16.85%) Service Management
5 14 (15.73%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.48%) Network Design
7 10 (11.24%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.74%) Kanban
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL V3
9 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
10 5 (5.62%) Line Management
11 3 (3.37%) Time Management
11 3 (3.37%) Project Management
12 2 (2.25%) Migration
12 2 (2.25%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.25%) Data Security
12 2 (2.25%) DevOps
12 2 (2.25%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.11%) C
2 3 (3.37%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (75.28%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (59.55%) CCNP
3 29 (32.58%) CCSE
4 19 (21.35%) Degree
5 11 (12.36%) CCIE
6 8 (8.99%) CCSA
7 6 (6.74%) CCNA
8 5 (5.62%) CCSP
8 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.25%) CISSP
9 2 (2.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.73%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) QA
3 1 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.12%) GPG13
3 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.87%) XenServer
2 7 (7.87%) ProxySG
3 6 (6.74%) vSphere
4 3 (3.37%) vCloud
5 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.12%) XenApp
6 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.61%) RANCID
2 5 (5.62%) Puppet
3 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.25%) SCOM
4 2 (2.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 89 (100.00%) F5
2 81 (91.01%) Cisco
3 44 (49.44%) Juniper
4 38 (42.70%) CheckPoint
5 36 (40.45%) Citrix
6 35 (39.33%) Infoblox
7 29 (32.58%) Blue Coat
8 24 (26.97%) VMware
9 18 (20.22%) SolarWinds
10 13 (14.61%) Imperva
11 11 (12.36%) HP
12 8 (8.99%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.62%) BMC
13 5 (5.62%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.62%) Remedy
14 4 (4.49%) Riverbed
14 4 (4.49%) IBM
15 3 (3.37%) Bloomberg
15 3 (3.37%) Brocade
15 3 (3.37%) Vyatta
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