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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 86 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.083% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.09% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
+7.74% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
184 152 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.37% 12.56% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 77 46
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £212 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 31
Average hourly rate £32.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £28.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) PKI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) QMS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) IGRP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) QMS
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Meraki
2 1 (50.00%) Websense
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper