Period
to 21 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 LTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP LTM over the 6 months to 21 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 239 222
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 14 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.91% 1.36% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 9
City of London median daily rate £525 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -15.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £413 £355 £381
90th Percentile £538 £526 £540
Central London median daily rate £480 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +12.94% -15.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 732 733 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.82% 10.49% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 575 648
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 £625 £625 £590
Central London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 14
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.50 £19.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.24% -15.21% -15.39%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £25.70 £22.63 £55.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.76 £15.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year +19.11% -17.11% -5.00%

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

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

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM in the City of London.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
3 10 (71.43%) ProxySG
3 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (57.14%) CCNP
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (50.00%) Network Security
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 7 (50.00%) MPLS
6 7 (50.00%) Wireless
7 6 (42.86%) Firewall
7 6 (42.86%) CMS
7 6 (42.86%) XMPP
7 6 (42.86%) WAN
7 6 (42.86%) ISDN
7 6 (42.86%) LAN
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (42.86%) Meraki
8 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (28.57%) Juniper
8 4 (28.57%) DMZ
8 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
8 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 (42.86%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) MPLS
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) ISDN
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
4 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 4 (28.57%) DMZ
5 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) BIG-IP
6 3 (21.43%) OSPF
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) WLAN
8 1 (7.14%) DNS
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Law
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Network Security Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support
4 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XMPP
2 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (14.29%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
4 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (14.29%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) CCDA
5 1 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) CCIE
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) Cacti
2 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
3 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (42.86%) Meraki
6 4 (28.57%) Fortinet
6 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 3 (21.43%) Symantec
8 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (7.14%) Avaya
8 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (7.14%) CA
8 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
8 1 (7.14%) Nortel
8 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 1 (7.14%) Polycom
8 1 (7.14%) Radware
8 1 (7.14%) Riverbed