The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands 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 3 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.17% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£320 - -
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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 15.76% 7.26% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
Average daily rate £475 £500 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +45.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £360 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £500 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £24.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +2.12%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 4 (100.00%) VoIP
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) McAfee
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) F5