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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank - 74 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £440 £418
% change year-on-year
-4.31% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-70.83% -
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
162 225 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.98% 22.04% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 120 88
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 12
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 £16.38 £11.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £17.50 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+38.06% -6.64%

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 30 September 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%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) VRRP
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) SMTP
4 4 (44.44%) HTTP
4 4 (44.44%) RIP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
4 4 (44.44%) High Availability
4 4 (44.44%) FWSM
4 4 (44.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 4 (44.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (44.44%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) CCSA
4 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
4 4 (44.44%) ProxySG
4 4 (44.44%) CCSE

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 (11.11%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) FWSM
3 4 (44.44%) HTTP
3 4 (44.44%) HTTPS
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
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
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) 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 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 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 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 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%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) TippingPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft