Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 247 239
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 14 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.21% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 0.90% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 5
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% -15.00%
10th Percentile £367 £429 £310
90th Percentile £530 £501 £503
Central London median daily rate £475 £456 £425
% change year-on-year +4.11% +7.35% -15.00%
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 730 893 691
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.97% 12.59% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 700 523
City of London median daily rate £478 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% - +2.21%
10th Percentile £205 £212 £182
90th Percentile £662 £625 £637
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 22
City of London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.70 £20.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.48% -6.86% +2.96%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.35 £13.32
90th Percentile £44.80 £33.00 £29.77
Central London median hourly rate £33.75 £18.85 £20.08
% change year-on-year +79.05% -6.11% +0.39%

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 17 July 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) F5
2 9 (64.29%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) OSPF
2 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Riverbed
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) Linux
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (42.86%) CCIE
6 5 (35.71%) LAN
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
6 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
6 5 (35.71%) Multicast
7 4 (28.57%) Ansible
7 4 (28.57%) Docker
7 4 (28.57%) DevOps
7 4 (28.57%) Microservices
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure

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 4 (28.57%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) BGP
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
1 9 (64.29%) OSPF
1 9 (64.29%) VPN
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 8 (57.14%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (50.00%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) Multicast
4 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
5 4 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (28.57%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) VXLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Automation Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security 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%) Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) JSON
1 4 (28.57%) Regular Expression
1 4 (28.57%) YAML
2 3 (21.43%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) DevOps
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Microservices
1 4 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
2 3 (21.43%) Network Management
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) CCIE
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (7.14%) CCDA
3 1 (7.14%) CCDP
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
2 2 (14.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
2 3 (21.43%) Iperf
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
1 13 (92.86%) F5
2 9 (64.29%) Riverbed
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (42.86%) Palo Alto
5 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
6 4 (28.57%) Arista
6 4 (28.57%) Splunk
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 2 (14.29%) Blue Coat
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
8 2 (14.29%) Symantec
9 1 (7.14%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (7.14%) CA
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) McAfee
9 1 (7.14%) Radware
9 1 (7.14%) Remedy
9 1 (7.14%) SevOne