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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 348 405 375
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -30
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 54 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.082% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% 0.68% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 5
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£465 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £330 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £403 £438
% change year-on-year
-0.49% -8.00%
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
2945 2959 3061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.73% 12.16% 14.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1997 1935 1937
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 77 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £27.54 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.63% -2.38%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +26 22 £450 -14.28%
Hounslow - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 83 (100.00%) F5
2 61 (73.49%) Cisco
3 55 (66.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 53 (63.86%) Firewall
5 42 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (43.37%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (42.17%) Juniper
8 32 (38.55%) CCNP
9 30 (36.14%) Load Balancing
9 30 (36.14%) Network Security
10 25 (30.12%) CheckPoint
11 22 (26.51%) Finance
12 20 (24.10%) OSPF
12 20 (24.10%) BGP
13 19 (22.89%) NetScreen
13 19 (22.89%) VPN
13 19 (22.89%) ITIL
13 19 (22.89%) Blue Coat
14 15 (18.07%) Citrix
15 14 (16.87%) WAN
15 14 (16.87%) CCSE
16 13 (15.66%) Wireless
16 13 (15.66%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (15.66%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (14.46%) BIG-IP
17 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
18 11 (13.25%) SLA
19 10 (12.05%) LAN
19 10 (12.05%) MPLS
19 10 (12.05%) Cisco PIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (3.61%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.41%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (66.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 53 (63.86%) Firewall
3 36 (43.37%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (36.14%) Network Security
5 20 (24.10%) OSPF
5 20 (24.10%) BGP
6 19 (22.89%) NetScreen
6 19 (22.89%) VPN
7 14 (16.87%) WAN
8 13 (15.66%) Wireless
8 13 (15.66%) Cisco IOS
8 13 (15.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (14.46%) BIG-IP
10 10 (12.05%) LAN
10 10 (12.05%) MPLS
10 10 (12.05%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (9.64%) DNS
11 8 (9.64%) VoIP
11 8 (9.64%) TACACS
12 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (26.51%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Games
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Banking
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Local Government
5 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (42.17%) Network Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Consultant
3 11 (13.25%) Network Consultant
4 9 (10.84%) Architect
5 6 (7.23%) Security Consultant
5 6 (7.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (3.61%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.61%) Security Specialist
9 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Network Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Network Security Specialist
9 2 (2.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (2.41%) Analyst
9 2 (2.41%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) CSS
2 2 (2.41%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.64%) Online Games
3 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) SecurID
4 1 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.64%) Linux
2 7 (8.43%) Windows
3 3 (3.61%) UNIX
4 2 (2.41%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.20%) CentOS
5 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.20%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (36.14%) Load Balancing
2 19 (22.89%) ITIL
3 12 (14.46%) E-Commerce
4 10 (12.05%) Mentoring
5 9 (10.84%) Service Management
6 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (7.23%) Network Architecture
8 5 (6.02%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.82%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.82%) Network Design
9 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.82%) DevOps
10 3 (3.61%) Analytics
10 3 (3.61%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.61%) Time Management
10 3 (3.61%) Kanban
10 3 (3.61%) Scrum
11 2 (2.41%) Migration
11 2 (2.41%) Change Management
11 2 (2.41%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) SQL
2 1 (1.20%) C
2 1 (1.20%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (38.55%) CCNP
3 14 (16.87%) CCSE
4 9 (10.84%) CCIE
5 8 (9.64%) Degree
6 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
6 7 (8.43%) CCNA
7 5 (6.02%) CCSA
8 4 (4.82%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.61%) HP ASE
9 3 (3.61%) ACSP
9 3 (3.61%) CCSP
9 3 (3.61%) CISSP
10 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) GPG13
2 1 (1.20%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 2 (2.41%) Puppet
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.20%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) F5
2 61 (73.49%) Cisco
3 35 (42.17%) Juniper
4 25 (30.12%) CheckPoint
5 19 (22.89%) Blue Coat
6 15 (18.07%) Citrix
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.23%) Imperva
9 5 (6.02%) Splunk
9 5 (6.02%) TippingPoint
9 5 (6.02%) McAfee
9 5 (6.02%) HP
10 4 (4.82%) VMware
10 4 (4.82%) BMC
10 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.82%) Remedy
10 4 (4.82%) IBM
10 4 (4.82%) Meraki
10 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.61%) Aruba
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