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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 395 424 387
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -37
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 33 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.071% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 0.58% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 7 9
Average daily rate
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£470 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.29% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
3232 3098 3426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.10% 12.22% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2116 2046 2182
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £575 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 89 152
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014. 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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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 +25 8 £531 -7.60%
Uxbridge - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 57 (96.61%) F5
2 40 (67.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 35 (59.32%) Cisco
4 32 (54.24%) Firewall
5 26 (44.07%) Juniper
6 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (32.20%) CCNP
8 17 (28.81%) WAN
9 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
10 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
11 14 (23.73%) BGP
11 14 (23.73%) OSPF
12 13 (22.03%) LAN
12 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
12 13 (22.03%) Network Security
13 12 (20.34%) Blue Coat
13 12 (20.34%) Finance
13 12 (20.34%) VPN
14 11 (18.64%) Citrix
15 10 (16.95%) Wireless
16 9 (15.25%) WLAN
16 9 (15.25%) NetScreen
16 9 (15.25%) ITIL
16 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
17 8 (13.56%) Linux
17 8 (13.56%) DNS
17 8 (13.56%) HP
17 8 (13.56%) EIGRP
18 7 (11.86%) CCSE

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (10.17%) IIS
2 5 (8.47%) Apache
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.08%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.39%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (67.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 32 (54.24%) Firewall
3 17 (28.81%) WAN
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (23.73%) OSPF
5 14 (23.73%) BGP
6 13 (22.03%) BIG-IP
6 13 (22.03%) LAN
6 13 (22.03%) Network Security
7 12 (20.34%) VPN
8 10 (16.95%) Wireless
9 9 (15.25%) WLAN
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (15.25%) NetScreen
10 8 (13.56%) DNS
10 8 (13.56%) EIGRP
11 7 (11.86%) SSL
12 6 (10.17%) IPsec
12 6 (10.17%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (10.17%) Cisco PIX
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 4 (6.78%) Games
4 2 (3.39%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Publishing
5 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Consultant
1 21 (35.59%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Network Consultant
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (6.78%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (3.39%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.39%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.39%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (3.39%) Web Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Designer
7 1 (1.69%) Junior Designer
7 1 (1.69%) Junior Architect
7 1 (1.69%) IP Engineer
7 1 (1.69%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps Consultant
7 1 (1.69%) DevOps Specialist
7 1 (1.69%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) Online Games
2 2 (3.39%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.39%) Online Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.69%) SecurID
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.08%) UNIX
2 3 (5.08%) Windows
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Load Balancing
2 9 (15.25%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Mentoring
4 6 (10.17%) Service Management
4 6 (10.17%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Identity Management
5 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.47%) Analytics
6 4 (6.78%) Kanban
6 4 (6.78%) DevOps
6 4 (6.78%) Scrum
7 3 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.39%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) Change Control
8 2 (3.39%) Operations Management
8 2 (3.39%) Use Case
8 2 (3.39%) Change Management
9 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) Perl
2 3 (5.08%) C
2 3 (5.08%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (32.20%) CCNP
3 7 (11.86%) CCSE
4 5 (8.47%) Degree
4 5 (8.47%) HP ASE
4 5 (8.47%) ACSP
5 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.39%) CCSA
6 2 (3.39%) CCNA
6 2 (3.39%) CISSP
7 1 (1.69%) CCIE
7 1 (1.69%) CCSP
7 1 (1.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.08%) ProxySG
1 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.69%) RANCID
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 57 (96.61%) F5
2 35 (59.32%) Cisco
3 26 (44.07%) Juniper
4 15 (25.42%) CheckPoint
5 12 (20.34%) Blue Coat
6 11 (18.64%) Citrix
7 8 (13.56%) HP
8 6 (10.17%) McAfee
8 6 (10.17%) Meraki
9 5 (8.47%) Motorola
9 5 (8.47%) AirMagnet
9 5 (8.47%) Splunk
9 5 (8.47%) Imperva
9 5 (8.47%) Aruba
10 4 (6.78%) SolarWinds
11 3 (5.08%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.08%) VMware
11 3 (5.08%) Oracle
11 3 (5.08%) Symantec
11 3 (5.08%) Microsoft
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