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 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 248 253 242
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 12 21 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.23% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Median daily rate £419 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £321 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
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
England

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
1481 1714 1860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.79% 17.33% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 938 876
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £363 £345
% change year-on-year
- +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 108 98
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £19.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +63.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £50.00
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 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 30 September 2016.

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 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Berkshire +1 3 £450 +20.00% 1
Middlesex -1 3 £413 -5.71%
Hampshire +14 2 £335 -10.66%
Buckinghamshire +8 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 1 £310 -
Surrey - 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 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 South East region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 46 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (78.26%) Cisco
3 33 (71.74%) Firewall
4 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
4 28 (60.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 26 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (39.13%) CCNP
8 16 (34.78%) LAN
8 16 (34.78%) BGP
8 16 (34.78%) Network Security
9 13 (28.26%) WAN
9 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (26.09%) OSPF
10 12 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
10 12 (26.09%) CCSE
11 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
11 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
12 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) VMware
13 9 (19.57%) VPN
13 9 (19.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (17.39%) High Availability
14 8 (17.39%) FortiGate
14 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
14 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
14 8 (17.39%) BIG-IP
15 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (71.74%) Firewall
2 28 (60.87%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 26 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (34.78%) BGP
4 16 (34.78%) LAN
4 16 (34.78%) Network Security
5 13 (28.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (28.26%) WAN
6 12 (26.09%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (26.09%) OSPF
7 11 (23.91%) DNS
8 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 9 (19.57%) VPN
10 8 (17.39%) BIG-IP
11 7 (15.22%) HTTP
11 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
12 6 (13.04%) RIP
12 6 (13.04%) SMTP
12 6 (13.04%) SNMP
12 6 (13.04%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Billing
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) IP Engineer
4 9 (19.57%) IP Security Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Consultant
6 6 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Check Point Expert
9 3 (6.52%) IP Expert
9 3 (6.52%) Network Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (6.52%) Network Support
9 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
9 3 (6.52%) Senior IP Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) REST
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (13.04%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.39%) High Availability
3 6 (13.04%) DDoS Mitigation
3 6 (13.04%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 6 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 4 (8.70%) Converged Infrastructure
4 4 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (8.70%) Financial Modelling
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
5 3 (6.52%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.52%) Change Control
5 3 (6.52%) Network Management
5 3 (6.52%) Service Design
6 2 (4.35%) Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Network Design
6 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (39.13%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) CCSE
4 11 (23.91%) Security Cleared
5 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
6 7 (15.22%) CCNA
7 6 (13.04%) CCSA
7 6 (13.04%) CISSP
8 5 (10.87%) CCIE
9 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (2.17%) CCDA
11 1 (2.17%) Degree
11 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
11 1 (2.17%) MCSE
11 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.22%) VMware ESX
1 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.04%) ProxySG
3 5 (10.87%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 5 (10.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (78.26%) Cisco
3 28 (60.87%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.74%) VMware
5 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.22%) Juniper
7 6 (13.04%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.87%) Forcepoint
8 5 (10.87%) Fortinet
8 5 (10.87%) Oracle
9 3 (6.52%) HP
9 3 (6.52%) Infoblox
9 3 (6.52%) Palo Alto
9 3 (6.52%) TippingPoint
10 1 (2.17%) Arqiva
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