Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 242 249
Rank change year-on-year +32 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 9 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.43% 1.57% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 10
City of London median daily rate £425 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +23.53% -10.53%
10th Percentile £300 £465 £355
90th Percentile £526 £538 £526
Central London median daily rate £425 £480 £425
% change year-on-year -11.46% +12.94% -10.53%
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 631 763 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.81% 10.84% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 594 586
City of London median daily rate £455 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £206 £161 £213
90th Percentile £650 £634 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 30 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.75 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.63% -10.75%

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 16 November 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 7 (77.78%) BIG-IP
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) MPLS
4 6 (66.67%) OSPF
4 6 (66.67%) BGP
4 6 (66.67%) VoIP
4 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (55.56%) CCIE
5 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Network Design
6 4 (44.44%) Wireless
6 4 (44.44%) IPsec
6 4 (44.44%) H.323
6 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
6 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (44.44%) MGCP
6 4 (44.44%) TACACS
6 4 (44.44%) 802.11
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
6 4 (44.44%) SNMP
6 4 (44.44%) WLAN
6 4 (44.44%) Unix

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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) BIG-IP
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) BGP
3 6 (66.67%) Ethernet
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) VoIP
4 4 (44.44%) 802.11
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (44.44%) H.323
4 4 (44.44%) IPsec
4 4 (44.44%) MGCP
4 4 (44.44%) SNMP
4 4 (44.44%) Spanning Tree
4 4 (44.44%) TACACS
4 4 (44.44%) Wireless
General
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IP Design Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Security Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Network Design
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 4 (44.44%) Network Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Leadership
4 2 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Change Control
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCIE
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) BC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (33.33%) CCDA
2 3 (33.33%) CCDP
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Iperf
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) F5
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
3 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 2 (22.22%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (22.22%) CA
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) Radware
4 2 (22.22%) Remedy
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper
5 1 (11.11%) McAfee
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec