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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 19 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.49% 1.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 11.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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
13 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.70% 9.39% 10.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 3
Median daily rate £475 £650 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.92% +57.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 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 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec