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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 408 395 411
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 29 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 0.96% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 16
Median daily rate £433 £318 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.22% -29.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £263 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £401 £401
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
2928 3008 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.85% 13.37% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2044 1926 1867
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 87 89
Median hourly rate £21.34 £23.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.19% +17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £50.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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
Harrow - 7 £420 -
City of London +39 3 £433 -13.50%
Ealing - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 62 (95.38%) F5
2 52 (80.00%) Firewall
3 50 (76.92%) Cisco
4 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 33 (50.77%) WAN
6 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
6 29 (44.62%) Network Security
7 28 (43.08%) LAN
8 26 (40.00%) BGP
8 26 (40.00%) BIG-IP
8 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
9 23 (35.38%) EIGRP
9 23 (35.38%) DNS
9 23 (35.38%) Juniper
10 22 (33.85%) VPN
10 22 (33.85%) Finance
11 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
12 19 (29.23%) CCNP
13 18 (27.69%) DHCP
13 18 (27.69%) OSPF
14 17 (26.15%) SSL
15 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (21.54%) FortiGate
16 14 (21.54%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (20.00%) High Availability
17 13 (20.00%) Change Management
17 13 (20.00%) Wireless
17 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
17 13 (20.00%) Unix
18 12 (18.46%) CCIE

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 (3.08%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) Firewall
2 37 (56.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 33 (50.77%) WAN
4 29 (44.62%) Network Security
5 28 (43.08%) LAN
6 26 (40.00%) BGP
6 26 (40.00%) BIG-IP
7 23 (35.38%) DNS
7 23 (35.38%) EIGRP
8 22 (33.85%) VPN
9 20 (30.77%) TCP/IP
10 18 (27.69%) DHCP
10 18 (27.69%) OSPF
11 17 (26.15%) SSL
12 16 (24.62%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (21.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (20.00%) Wireless
15 11 (16.92%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (15.38%) VoIP
17 9 (13.85%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (33.85%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
2 8 (12.31%) Investment Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 4 (6.15%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (64.62%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Security Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Administrator
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Data Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Juniper Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco Administrator
4 2 (3.08%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (3.08%) Network Specialist
4 2 (3.08%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (1.54%) Architect
5 1 (1.54%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (1.54%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (1.54%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) CSS
2 1 (1.54%) Middleware
2 1 (1.54%) REST
2 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.62%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.08%) BBC
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) Clustering
5 1 (1.54%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.54%) iDTV
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) MPEG
5 1 (1.54%) PKI
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.54%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.00%) Unix
2 7 (10.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.54%) CatOS
3 1 (1.54%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 13 (20.00%) Change Management
2 13 (20.00%) High Availability
3 10 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (13.85%) ITIL
5 8 (12.31%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (10.77%) Performance Management
7 6 (9.23%) Network Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.69%) Security Architecture
8 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.15%) Service Management
10 3 (4.62%) DDoS Mitigation
10 3 (4.62%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (3.08%) ITIL V3
11 2 (3.08%) Migration
11 2 (3.08%) Network Design
11 2 (3.08%) Network Management
11 2 (3.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.08%) Python
2 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.54%) Lisp
2 1 (1.54%) Perl
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
2 1 (1.54%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) CCNP
3 12 (18.46%) CCIE
3 12 (18.46%) Degree
4 10 (15.38%) JNCIP
4 10 (15.38%) JNCIS
5 4 (6.15%) CCSE
6 3 (4.62%) CCSA
7 2 (3.08%) CCNA
8 1 (1.54%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.54%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) ProxySG
2 5 (7.69%) Firmware
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.54%) NFS
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.54%) vCloud
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.54%) OpenView
2 1 (1.54%) SCOM
2 1 (1.54%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.54%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.54%) vMotion
Vendors
1 62 (95.38%) F5
2 50 (76.92%) Cisco
3 23 (35.38%) Juniper
4 13 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (12.31%) Blue Coat
5 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
5 8 (12.31%) Palo Alto
6 6 (9.23%) Aruba
6 6 (9.23%) SolarWinds
7 5 (7.69%) Infoblox
7 5 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 3 (4.62%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 3 (4.62%) Citrix
8 3 (4.62%) Nokia
8 3 (4.62%) VMware
9 2 (3.08%) BT
9 2 (3.08%) Microsoft
9 2 (3.08%) Mitel
9 2 (3.08%) Motorola
10 1 (1.54%) 3Com