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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 100 96 81
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 1.52% 0.68%
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 £388 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.88% +9.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
283 197 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.28% 12.12% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 95 70
Median daily rate £375 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -63.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+50.98% +7.62%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Web Applications Specialist
1 2 (100.00%) Web Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk