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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 371 389 362
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -27
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 37 26 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.25% 0.96% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +23.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £343 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.75
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
2964 2698 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.30% 11.90% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1939 1805 1742
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
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 92 81 130
Average hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £14.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -19.10%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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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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 +4 9 £500 +25.78% 3
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 82 (100.00%) F5
2 75 (91.46%) Cisco
3 70 (85.37%) Firewall
4 68 (82.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 61 (74.39%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (60.98%) OSPF
7 49 (59.76%) Juniper
8 46 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
9 45 (54.88%) BGP
10 43 (52.44%) CCNP
10 43 (52.44%) Cisco IOS
11 41 (50.00%) Network Security
12 39 (47.56%) CheckPoint
13 35 (42.68%) Citrix
13 35 (42.68%) Load Balancing
14 34 (41.46%) Infoblox
14 34 (41.46%) Data Centre
15 33 (40.24%) NetScreen
16 31 (37.80%) DNS
17 30 (36.59%) IPsec
18 27 (32.93%) CCSE
19 26 (31.71%) Blue Coat
19 26 (31.71%) DHCP
19 26 (31.71%) VPN
19 26 (31.71%) E-Commerce
20 24 (29.27%) Wireless
20 24 (29.27%) MPLS
21 23 (28.05%) BIG-IP
22 22 (26.83%) VMware
23 21 (25.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (3.66%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.22%) IaaS
2 1 (1.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 70 (85.37%) Firewall
2 68 (82.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 50 (60.98%) OSPF
4 46 (56.10%) Cisco ASA
5 45 (54.88%) BGP
6 43 (52.44%) Cisco IOS
7 41 (50.00%) Network Security
8 33 (40.24%) NetScreen
9 31 (37.80%) DNS
10 30 (36.59%) IPsec
11 26 (31.71%) VPN
11 26 (31.71%) DHCP
12 24 (29.27%) Wireless
12 24 (29.27%) MPLS
13 23 (28.05%) BIG-IP
14 20 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (24.39%) TACACS
14 20 (24.39%) VoIP
15 16 (19.51%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (15.85%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.10%) Games
3 5 (6.10%) Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Marketing
6 2 (2.44%) Back Office
6 2 (2.44%) Electronics
6 2 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.22%) Publishing
7 1 (1.22%) Legal
7 1 (1.22%) Local Government
7 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (53.66%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Security Specialist
2 11 (13.41%) Network Specialist
2 11 (13.41%) Network Security Specialist
3 9 (10.98%) Architect
3 9 (10.98%) Network Architect
4 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Consultant
5 4 (4.88%) Security Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (3.66%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (2.44%) Analyst
7 2 (2.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Cisco Network Architect
7 2 (2.44%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Web Services
2 1 (1.22%) XML
2 1 (1.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) Data Centre
2 21 (25.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (13.41%) Fat Client
4 11 (13.41%) Thin Client
5 4 (4.88%) Online Games
5 4 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.66%) Spread Betting
7 2 (2.44%) DTV
7 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.44%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.29%) Linux
2 10 (12.20%) UNIX
3 7 (8.54%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) Load Balancing
2 26 (31.71%) E-Commerce
3 19 (23.17%) DDoS Mitigation
4 17 (20.73%) ITIL
5 13 (15.85%) Service Management
6 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
7 8 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (9.76%) Network Design
8 6 (7.32%) Incident Management
8 6 (7.32%) Scrum
8 6 (7.32%) Kanban
9 5 (6.10%) Line Management
9 5 (6.10%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.88%) Security Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Network Architecture
10 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
11 3 (3.66%) Project Management
11 3 (3.66%) ITIL V3
11 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Operations
12 2 (2.44%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) C
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (74.39%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (52.44%) CCNP
3 27 (32.93%) CCSE
4 21 (25.61%) Degree
5 15 (18.29%) CCIE
6 8 (9.76%) CCSA
7 5 (6.10%) CCSP
7 5 (6.10%) CCNA
8 3 (3.66%) CISSP
9 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) GPG13
3 1 (1.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (25.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.54%) XenServer
3 4 (4.88%) vSphere
4 3 (3.66%) vCloud
4 3 (3.66%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) RANCID
2 3 (3.66%) Puppet
2 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.22%) SCOM
3 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) F5
2 75 (91.46%) Cisco
3 49 (59.76%) Juniper
4 39 (47.56%) CheckPoint
5 35 (42.68%) Citrix
6 34 (41.46%) Infoblox
7 26 (31.71%) Blue Coat
8 22 (26.83%) VMware
9 17 (20.73%) SolarWinds
10 13 (15.85%) Imperva
11 10 (12.20%) HP
12 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
12 4 (4.88%) Aruba
13 3 (3.66%) Vyatta
13 3 (3.66%) Sourcefire
13 3 (3.66%) Brocade
13 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 3 (3.66%) BMC
13 3 (3.66%) Remedy
14 2 (2.44%) Websense
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