Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 243 247 220
Rank change year-on-year +4 -27 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 10 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.042% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 0.41% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 11
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
10th Percentile £458 £435 £438
90th Percentile £538 £535 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +7.95%
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 726 734 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.67% 10.39% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 576 660
City of London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £163 £225 £302
90th Percentile £634 £625 £588
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £19.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -14.66% -2.83%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £13.33
90th Percentile £25.50 £22.85 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.88 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.42% -13.16% -2.56%

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 17 January 2019, 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%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 10 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) ISDN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) CMS
3 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (60.00%) XMPP
3 6 (60.00%) Meraki
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (40.00%) DMZ
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management

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 7 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) ISDN
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) Wireless
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) DMZ
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) WLAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (10.00%) Legal
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%) 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 Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
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
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
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
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CISSP
4 1 (10.00%) SSCP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (60.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (60.00%) Meraki
2 6 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 3 (30.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Riverbed