The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 23 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
England / West Midlands
Rank 114 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.21% 0.038% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.47% 0.38% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £285 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £483 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.91% +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
341 261 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.18% 9.91% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 129 132
Median daily rate £363 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 51
Median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.88% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.02 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £25.80 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 February 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
Birmingham - 4 £285 -
Shropshire +28 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (57.14%) Network Management
4 4 (57.14%) Junos
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) NX-OS
4 4 (57.14%) VPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) ISDN
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
5 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
5 2 (28.57%) BMC
5 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) CCNP
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management

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

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) WAN
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (57.14%) ISDN
4 4 (57.14%) Junos
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Multicast
4 4 (57.14%) NX-OS
4 4 (57.14%) OSPF
4 4 (57.14%) VPLS
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) ATM
6 1 (14.29%) Frame Relay
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Management
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nagios
1 1 (14.29%) Opsview
1 1 (14.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (71.43%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Intel Security
3 2 (28.57%) TOWER Software
4 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
4 1 (14.29%) Brocade
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk