The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 100 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.056% 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £510 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
271 205 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.24% 13.73% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 109 54
Median daily rate £375 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 Manchester

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Manchester region.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Web Applications Specialist
1 2 (50.00%) Web Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IP Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) CCSA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CISM
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk