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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England / South East
Rank 218 230 232
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 13 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.24% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.83% 1.22% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 10
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £400 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £439 £407
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
1560 1633 1878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.40% 19.90% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 890 905
Median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 98 113
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £31.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +28.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM across the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

F5 BIG-IP LTM Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £500 -
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
Hampshire - 2 £501 - 1
Berkshire +13 1 £450 +12.50%
Surrey - 1 £450 - 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 31 (100.00%) F5
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco
3 22 (70.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (61.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
6 17 (54.84%) WAN
7 16 (51.61%) Firewall
8 15 (48.39%) VPN
9 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (41.94%) LAN
11 12 (38.71%) BGP
11 12 (38.71%) Network Security
12 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
13 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
14 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
15 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
16 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
16 7 (22.58%) OSPF
16 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (22.58%) Juniper
16 7 (22.58%) CCNP
17 6 (19.35%) CCNA
17 6 (19.35%) SAN
17 6 (19.35%) PKI
17 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
17 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
18 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
18 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
18 5 (16.13%) MPLS
19 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

Communications & Networking
1 22 (70.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 19 (61.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (54.84%) WAN
4 16 (51.61%) Firewall
5 15 (48.39%) VPN
6 14 (45.16%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (41.94%) LAN
8 12 (38.71%) BGP
8 12 (38.71%) Network Security
9 7 (22.58%) OSPF
10 6 (19.35%) SAN
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
12 4 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (12.90%) DNS
12 4 (12.90%) EIGRP
12 4 (12.90%) FCoE
12 4 (12.90%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (12.90%) SSL
13 3 (9.68%) BIG-IP
13 3 (9.68%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.13%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (25.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 7 (22.58%) Network Architect
5 6 (19.35%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (16.13%) Security Architect
7 4 (12.90%) Consultant
7 4 (12.90%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) LAN Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) WAN Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
9 2 (6.45%) Juniper Architect
9 2 (6.45%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) PKI
3 2 (6.45%) Wiki
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 2 (6.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
2 4 (12.90%) Software Licensing
3 3 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) Change Management
5 1 (3.23%) DNA
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (19.35%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.23%) CCA
6 1 (3.23%) CCAA
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (12.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) XenApp
2 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nagios
1 2 (6.45%) Opsview
1 2 (6.45%) QRadar
2 1 (3.23%) AppDNA
2 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) F5
2 26 (83.87%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) CheckPoint
4 7 (22.58%) Juniper
5 6 (19.35%) Palo Alto
6 5 (16.13%) Blue Coat
7 3 (9.68%) Infoblox
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
8 2 (6.45%) ArcSight
8 2 (6.45%) Brocade
8 2 (6.45%) Remedy
8 2 (6.45%) Splunk
9 1 (3.23%) Citrix
9 1 (3.23%) Clearswift
9 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
9 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
9 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.23%) TippingPoint
9 1 (3.23%) Tufin