The table below looks at the statistics for F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Rank 122 109 118
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 20 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.01% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Median daily rate £384 £316 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.34% +26.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £311 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £446 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £430 £400
% change year-on-year
-12.68% +7.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
464 266 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.79% 11.16% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 144 167
Median daily rate £350 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 31
Median hourly rate £36.25 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £43.78 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.75 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+38.21% +7.62%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM across the West Midlands region.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 -23 14 £384 +23.29%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
1 24 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco
2 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
3 21 (87.50%) Fortinet
3 21 (87.50%) Load Balancing
4 20 (83.33%) Nokia
5 19 (79.17%) BGP
5 19 (79.17%) OSPF
6 18 (75.00%) BMC
7 17 (70.83%) Cisco Nexus
8 16 (66.67%) Juniper
9 15 (62.50%) CSS
9 15 (62.50%) OPNET
9 15 (62.50%) Riverbed
9 15 (62.50%) SolarWinds
10 14 (58.33%) Network Management
11 13 (54.17%) ITIL V3
11 13 (54.17%) ITIL
12 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
12 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (50.00%) User Experience
13 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (33.33%) Visualisation
14 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
15 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
15 5 (20.83%) Network Design

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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:

Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 24 (100.00%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) BGP
2 19 (79.17%) OSPF
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (29.17%) Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Network Monitoring Specialist
3 7 (29.17%) Network Specialist
4 6 (25.00%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Design Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Implementation Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Network Support
6 4 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (20.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) User Experience
2 8 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) CMDB
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 14 (58.33%) Network Management
3 13 (54.17%) ITIL
3 13 (54.17%) ITIL V3
4 12 (50.00%) Network Architecture
4 12 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (20.83%) Network Design
7 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (8.33%) Change Management
8 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
9 1 (4.17%) Service Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (8.33%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) OPNET
2 5 (20.83%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) F5
2 23 (95.83%) CheckPoint
2 23 (95.83%) Cisco
3 21 (87.50%) Fortinet
4 20 (83.33%) Nokia
5 18 (75.00%) BMC
6 16 (66.67%) Juniper
7 15 (62.50%) Riverbed
7 15 (62.50%) SolarWinds
8 3 (12.50%) Blue Coat
8 3 (12.50%) Brocade
8 3 (12.50%) IBM
8 3 (12.50%) Intel Security
9 2 (8.33%) BT
9 2 (8.33%) Fujitsu
10 1 (4.17%) Remedy
10 1 (4.17%) TOWER Software
West Midlands
J & C Associates Ltd
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