The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 62 - 75
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.86% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.49% - 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 198 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.76% 22.02% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 70 84
Median daily rate £375 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +28.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £340 £333
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 9
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Reading region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
4 5 (55.56%) BGP
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
5 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
5 4 (44.44%) CCSE
5 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
5 4 (44.44%) CCSA
5 4 (44.44%) HTTP
5 4 (44.44%) RIP
5 4 (44.44%) SNMP
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) SMTP
5 4 (44.44%) OSPF
5 4 (44.44%) VRRP
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) CISSP
5 4 (44.44%) High Availability
5 4 (44.44%) FWSM

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) FWSM
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
3 4 (44.44%) RIP
3 4 (44.44%) SMTP
3 4 (44.44%) SNMP
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
3 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
4 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) IP Security Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) DDoS Mitigation
1 4 (44.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 4 (44.44%) High Availability
1 4 (44.44%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (44.44%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Network Management
2 2 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCSA
2 4 (44.44%) CCSE
2 4 (44.44%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CCDA
5 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) TippingPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Infoblox
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft