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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 62 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.39% 0.10% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £434
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +3.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-28.33% -
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
177 198 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.20% 20.41% 27.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 102 89
Median daily rate £433 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.61% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £230 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.89 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £24.26 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

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 25 August 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 5 (50.00%) VRRP
4 5 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (50.00%) OSPF
4 5 (50.00%) CCSA
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) SMTP
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) RIP
4 5 (50.00%) SNMP
4 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 5 (50.00%) High Availability
4 5 (50.00%) FWSM
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (50.00%) ProxySG
4 5 (50.00%) CCSE
4 5 (50.00%) Wireshark

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) BGP
3 5 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) FWSM
3 5 (50.00%) HTTP
3 5 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 5 (50.00%) OSPF
3 5 (50.00%) RIP
3 5 (50.00%) SMTP
3 5 (50.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (50.00%) VRRP
3 5 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (30.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IP Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support
2 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DDoS Mitigation
1 5 (50.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
1 5 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 5 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (50.00%) CCSA
2 5 (50.00%) CCSE
2 5 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) CCDA
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 3 (30.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft