The first table below looks at the demand for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Midlands region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.90% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
374 298 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.37% 15.10% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 134 134
Average daily rate £313 £323 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.10% +11.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £144 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 34 31
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
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F5 BIG-IP GTM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 GTM.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
2 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
4 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
6 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
7 1 (14.29%) Banking
7 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
7 1 (14.29%) CCSE
7 1 (14.29%) Juniper

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 GTM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (85.71%) DMVPN
2 6 (85.71%) BIG-IP
2 6 (85.71%) MPLS
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) WLAN
4 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Incident Management
3 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCSE
3 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) McAfee
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) Fortinet
2 6 (85.71%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) BMC