Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 6 months to 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 251 237
Rank change year-on-year +9 -14 +12
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 10 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.056% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 0.54% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +16.96%
10th Percentile £465 £440 £441
90th Percentile £538 £534 £536
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +16.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

F5 BIG-IP GTM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 757 744 955
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.91% 10.50% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 589 581 731
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £160 £213 £286
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 13 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.86 £11.50
90th Percentile £25.50 £23.28 £48.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £16.96 £19.00
% change year-on-year +10.63% -10.75% +8.57%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the City of London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (90.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Blue Coat
2 9 (90.00%) ProxySG
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) ISDN
4 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) CMS
4 6 (60.00%) XMPP
4 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (60.00%) Meraki
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (40.00%) Juniper
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
7 3 (30.00%) Finance

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (60.00%) ISDN
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Network Security
2 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 5 (50.00%) LAN
3 5 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (30.00%) DMZ
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
7 1 (10.00%) BGP
7 1 (10.00%) GLBP
7 1 (10.00%) HSRP
7 1 (10.00%) Junos
7 1 (10.00%) Multicast
7 1 (10.00%) NGN
7 1 (10.00%) OSPF
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 4 (40.00%) Security Specialist
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Network Management
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Blue Coat
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) F5
3 6 (60.00%) Meraki
3 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (30.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) McAfee