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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Rank 133 119 109
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 3 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.10% 0.22% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 1.36% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £400 - £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £401 £401
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £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
369 440 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.75% 16.15% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 237 115
Average daily rate £375 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £260 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 43 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £25.83 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.86% +62.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire -33 2 £400 -
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 1 May 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) FortiGate

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (66.67%) BMC
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software