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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank - 88 76
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.15% 0.084%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.08% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £434 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.74% +11.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £36.00
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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
224 185 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 11.89% 14.02% 12.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 89 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 14
Average hourly rate £14.19 £30.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.70% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £40.00 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 2 (66.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat