The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 250 240 221
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 14 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.12% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.80% 0.64% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Average daily rate
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£463 £399 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.99% -1.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £308 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £401 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -2.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £30.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1755 1725 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 18.38% 18.75% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 916 758 687
Average daily rate £355 £338 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £203 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 95 132
Average hourly rate £27.50 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -33.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.95 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.22 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+11.10% -21.56%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire - 6 £463 - 1
Kent - 4 £500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £438 -
Berkshire +3 1 - - 2
Surrey -6 1 £500 +2.56%
West Sussex - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 37 (100.00%) F5
2 30 (81.08%) Firewall
3 29 (78.38%) Cisco
4 26 (70.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 25 (67.57%) CheckPoint
6 23 (62.16%) Juniper
7 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
8 18 (48.65%) Finance
8 18 (48.65%) Wireshark
8 18 (48.65%) Load Balancing
8 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
9 17 (45.95%) DNS
9 17 (45.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 16 (43.24%) Lancope
10 16 (43.24%) ITIL
10 16 (43.24%) NetScout
10 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
11 15 (40.54%) TippingPoint
11 15 (40.54%) Change Management
11 15 (40.54%) Service Management
11 15 (40.54%) CISSP
11 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (40.54%) DHCP
11 15 (40.54%) Network Architecture
12 14 (37.84%) LogLogic
12 14 (37.84%) Multicast
12 14 (37.84%) TIBCO
12 14 (37.84%) Rendezvous
12 14 (37.84%) Bloomberg
12 14 (37.84%) RMDS

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.11%) JBoss
1 3 (8.11%) Apache
1 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (37.84%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (81.08%) Firewall
2 26 (70.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 18 (48.65%) Wireshark
3 18 (48.65%) TCP/IP
4 17 (45.95%) DNS
5 15 (40.54%) DHCP
6 14 (37.84%) Network Security
6 14 (37.84%) Multicast
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
9 6 (16.22%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (13.51%) OSPF
10 5 (13.51%) BGP
11 3 (8.11%) TACACS
11 3 (8.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (8.11%) FirePass
11 3 (8.11%) Wireless
12 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (5.41%) Junos
12 2 (5.41%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 18 (48.65%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Billing
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Consultant
2 13 (35.14%) Network Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Network Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Security Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Security Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) Network Security Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Middleware Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IP Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 1 (2.70%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Architect
8 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Rendezvous
2 3 (8.11%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) J2EE
3 1 (2.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (45.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 13 (35.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) UNIX
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
1 3 (8.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Load Balancing
2 16 (43.24%) ITIL
3 15 (40.54%) Change Management
3 15 (40.54%) Network Architecture
3 15 (40.54%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) High Availability
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (8.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 2 (5.41%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
7 1 (2.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Perl
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) CISSP
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCSE
3 6 (16.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) CCIE
4 5 (13.51%) CCNA
5 4 (10.81%) CCSA
6 3 (8.11%) CCSP
6 3 (8.11%) JNCIA
7 2 (5.41%) JNCIS
7 2 (5.41%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.70%) PMP
8 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.70%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (2.70%) MCTS
8 1 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) ProxySG
1 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.70%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
2 1 (2.70%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) F5
2 29 (78.38%) Cisco
3 25 (67.57%) CheckPoint
4 23 (62.16%) Juniper
5 19 (51.35%) Blue Coat
6 16 (43.24%) NetScout
6 16 (43.24%) SolarWinds
6 16 (43.24%) Lancope
7 15 (40.54%) TippingPoint
8 14 (37.84%) Tufin
8 14 (37.84%) LogLogic
8 14 (37.84%) TIBCO
8 14 (37.84%) Bloomberg
9 13 (35.14%) Radianz
9 13 (35.14%) Tradeweb
10 2 (5.41%) VMware
10 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.70%) Citrix
11 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
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