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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 74 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.20% 0.57% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.71% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £413 £374
% change year-on-year
+6.36% +10.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
283 187 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.73% 21.35% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 90 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +9.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 2 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.30% -88.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Network Design
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) VMware