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 11 December 2016 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 385 388 359
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -29
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 43 51 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.55% 1.82% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 42
Median daily rate £488 £425 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -9.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £483 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -
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
2777 2809 3083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.93% 12.51% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1854 1870 2104
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 £250 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 87 82
Median hourly rate £32.50 £24.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -0.83%

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 11 December 2016.

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 11 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 9 £520 +28.00%
Hammersmith - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, 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 75 (97.40%) F5
2 57 (74.03%) Cisco
3 54 (70.13%) Firewall
4 50 (64.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 46 (59.74%) CheckPoint
6 43 (55.84%) Juniper
7 40 (51.95%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (42.86%) BIG-IP
9 32 (41.56%) Blue Coat
9 32 (41.56%) TCP/IP
9 32 (41.56%) Network Security
10 31 (40.26%) Finance
11 29 (37.66%) Wireless
11 29 (37.66%) DNS
12 28 (36.36%) Palo Alto
13 26 (33.77%) DHCP
14 23 (29.87%) ITIL
14 23 (29.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (28.57%) Aruba
15 22 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
16 21 (27.27%) FireEye
17 19 (24.68%) Network Architecture
17 19 (24.68%) SolarWinds
18 17 (22.08%) TippingPoint
18 17 (22.08%) Tufin
18 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
18 17 (22.08%) BGP
18 17 (22.08%) Project Management
19 16 (20.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 16 (20.78%) Change Management

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 (2.60%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (70.13%) Firewall
2 50 (64.94%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 40 (51.95%) Cisco ASA
4 33 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 32 (41.56%) Network Security
5 32 (41.56%) TCP/IP
6 29 (37.66%) DNS
6 29 (37.66%) Wireless
7 26 (33.77%) DHCP
8 23 (29.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (22.08%) BGP
10 16 (20.78%) WAAS
11 15 (19.48%) OSPF
11 15 (19.48%) VPN
11 15 (19.48%) Wireshark
12 14 (18.18%) WAN
13 13 (16.88%) IPsec
14 11 (14.29%) EIGRP
14 11 (14.29%) SSL
15 10 (12.99%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) JIRA
General
1 31 (40.26%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Legal
3 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Network Engineer
2 20 (25.97%) Security Engineer
3 15 (19.48%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (18.18%) Consultant
5 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Architect
7 6 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Network Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Data Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior Data Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Network Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) Java EE
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
2 1 (1.30%) Ajax
2 1 (1.30%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.30%) JSON
2 1 (1.30%) RAML
2 1 (1.30%) RESTful
2 1 (1.30%) SOAP
2 1 (1.30%) Swagger
2 1 (1.30%) XSLT
2 1 (1.30%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) iPad
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (2.60%) DataPower
5 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.60%) PKI
5 2 (2.60%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.09%) Unix
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 4 (5.19%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.87%) ITIL
2 19 (24.68%) Network Architecture
3 17 (22.08%) Project Management
4 16 (20.78%) Change Management
4 16 (20.78%) Load Balancing
5 14 (18.18%) Service Management
6 12 (15.58%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.39%) ITIL V3
8 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.49%) High Availability
9 5 (6.49%) Low Latency
9 5 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (6.49%) Security Architecture
10 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
10 4 (5.19%) Information Security
10 4 (5.19%) Network Design
10 4 (5.19%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 3 (3.90%) DDoS Mitigation
11 3 (3.90%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.90%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Java
2 2 (2.60%) C
2 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (19.48%) CCNP
3 12 (15.58%) CCIE
4 6 (7.79%) CCNA
5 5 (6.49%) CCSA
5 5 (6.49%) JNCIP
5 5 (6.49%) JNCIS
6 3 (3.90%) CCSE
6 3 (3.90%) Degree
7 2 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (20.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 9 (11.69%) ProxySG
2 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) KVM
3 2 (2.60%) XenServer
4 1 (1.30%) Firmware
4 1 (1.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 1 (1.30%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.30%) Legato
2 1 (1.30%) Nessus
2 1 (1.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (97.40%) F5
2 57 (74.03%) Cisco
3 46 (59.74%) CheckPoint
4 43 (55.84%) Juniper
5 32 (41.56%) Blue Coat
6 28 (36.36%) Palo Alto
7 22 (28.57%) Aruba
8 21 (27.27%) FireEye
9 19 (24.68%) SolarWinds
10 17 (22.08%) TippingPoint
10 17 (22.08%) Tufin
11 16 (20.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 16 (20.78%) Riverbed
12 14 (18.18%) LogLogic
13 13 (16.88%) Citrix
13 13 (16.88%) Radianz
14 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
15 6 (7.79%) VMware
16 5 (6.49%) Sourcefire
17 3 (3.90%) HP