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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 413 389 395
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 32 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.26% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.97% 1.98% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 17
Median daily rate £475 £435 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £418
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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
3312 3074 3054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.34% 12.94% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2185 1984 1874
Median daily rate £450 £417 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% +4.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 92 99
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +21 8 £488 +14.03%
Croydon -8 5 £470 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Canary Wharf +3 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 50 (96.15%) F5
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
2 43 (82.69%) Firewall
3 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
4 32 (61.54%) BIG-IP
5 29 (55.77%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 25 (48.08%) Juniper
8 24 (46.15%) Finance
9 23 (44.23%) Wireless
9 23 (44.23%) Blue Coat
9 23 (44.23%) Network Security
9 23 (44.23%) ITIL
10 21 (40.38%) DNS
11 20 (38.46%) DHCP
11 20 (38.46%) Palo Alto
12 19 (36.54%) Data Centre
12 19 (36.54%) VPN
13 18 (34.62%) WAN
13 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (32.69%) FireEye
14 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
15 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
16 14 (26.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 13 (25.00%) Citrix
17 13 (25.00%) SSL
17 13 (25.00%) TippingPoint
17 13 (25.00%) Riverbed
17 13 (25.00%) SolarWinds
17 13 (25.00%) Aruba

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 (3.85%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (82.69%) Firewall
2 32 (61.54%) BIG-IP
3 29 (55.77%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 23 (44.23%) Network Security
5 23 (44.23%) Wireless
6 21 (40.38%) DNS
7 20 (38.46%) DHCP
8 19 (36.54%) VPN
9 18 (34.62%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (34.62%) WAN
10 17 (32.69%) TCP/IP
11 13 (25.00%) SSL
11 13 (25.00%) WAAS
12 12 (23.08%) LAN
12 12 (23.08%) Wireshark
13 9 (17.31%) BGP
13 9 (17.31%) Internet
14 7 (13.46%) EIGRP
15 6 (11.54%) IPsec
General
1 24 (46.15%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 19 (36.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (19.23%) Security Engineer
4 6 (11.54%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) IP Network Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Network Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) Security Architect
8 1 (1.92%) Security Manager
8 1 (1.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Java EE
2 1 (1.92%) RAML
2 1 (1.92%) RESTful
2 1 (1.92%) SOAP
2 1 (1.92%) Swagger
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) XSLT
2 1 (1.92%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.85%) DataPower
5 2 (3.85%) PKI
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) BBC
6 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.92%) Fintech
6 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.92%) MPEG
6 1 (1.92%) Streaming Media
6 1 (1.92%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
1 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) ITIL
2 12 (23.08%) Change Management
2 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
2 12 (23.08%) Service Management
3 11 (21.15%) Network Architecture
3 11 (21.15%) Project Management
4 10 (19.23%) High Availability
5 9 (17.31%) ITIL V3
6 6 (11.54%) DDoS Mitigation
6 6 (11.54%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) DevOps
8 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.85%) Presales
8 2 (3.85%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
1 2 (3.85%) Perl
1 2 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.08%) CCNP
3 6 (11.54%) CCIE
4 5 (9.62%) CCNA
5 4 (7.69%) CCSE
5 4 (7.69%) Degree
6 3 (5.77%) CCSA
6 3 (5.77%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (5.77%) JNCIP
6 3 (5.77%) JNCIS
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.92%) CCSP
8 1 (1.92%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (21.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 11 (21.15%) PCI DSS
2 10 (19.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.23%) ProxySG
2 5 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.85%) KVM
4 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.92%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.92%) Cacti
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (1.92%) Legato
2 1 (1.92%) Nagios
2 1 (1.92%) OpenNMS
2 1 (1.92%) vMotion
Vendors
1 50 (96.15%) F5
2 43 (82.69%) Cisco
3 35 (67.31%) CheckPoint
4 25 (48.08%) Juniper
5 23 (44.23%) Blue Coat
6 20 (38.46%) Palo Alto
7 17 (32.69%) FireEye
8 14 (26.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 13 (25.00%) Aruba
9 13 (25.00%) Citrix
9 13 (25.00%) Riverbed
9 13 (25.00%) SolarWinds
9 13 (25.00%) TippingPoint
10 12 (23.08%) LogLogic
10 12 (23.08%) Tufin
11 11 (21.15%) Radianz
12 5 (9.62%) Fortinet
12 5 (9.62%) Motorola
12 5 (9.62%) VMware
13 4 (7.69%) Sourcefire