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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 130 114 115
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 2.40% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £316 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.51% -24.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £401
% change year-on-year
-0.07% -12.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
393 416 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.87% 16.08% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 237 123
Median daily rate £363 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £226 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 36 31
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.59 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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
Shropshire -39 2 £350 +11.84%
Birmingham - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Remedy
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder 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 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support
1 3 (75.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNP
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat
2 3 (75.00%) BMC
2 3 (75.00%) Brocade
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Remedy
3 1 (25.00%) TOWER Software