Period
to 17 July 2018

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 17 July 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 238 236
Rank change year-on-year -10 -2 +39
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 8 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.90% 0.87% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
City of London median daily rate £463 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% -15.00% +16.96%
10th Percentile £429 £310 £335
90th Percentile £501 £503 £519
Central London median daily rate £456 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +7.35% -15.00% +16.28%
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 893 691 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.59% 10.70% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 523 686
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.21% +6.73%
10th Percentile £212 £182 £260
90th Percentile £625 £637 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +6.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 16
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.08 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.86% +2.96% +4.28%
10th Percentile £14.35 £13.32 £13.88
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.77 £28.63
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £20.08 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.11% +0.39% +6.95%

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) F5
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Network Management
4 4 (50.00%) Junos
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (50.00%) ISDN
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
5 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (37.50%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (37.50%) NetScout

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) BGP
1 7 (87.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
1 7 (87.50%) OSPF
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (62.50%) Multicast
4 4 (50.00%) HSRP
4 4 (50.00%) ISDN
4 4 (50.00%) Junos
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPT
5 3 (37.50%) H.323
5 3 (37.50%) MGCP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Change Management
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
1 4 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Security Management
3 1 (12.50%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (37.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) CCIE
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Ansible
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
1 7 (87.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Bloomberg
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) NetScout
3 3 (37.50%) Reuters
3 3 (37.50%) SevOne
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 1 (12.50%) Meraki
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 1 (12.50%) VMware