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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 191 165 136
Rank change year-on-year -26 -29 +99
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 5 3 4
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.12% 0.094% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.15% 1.04% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
10th Percentile - - £420
25th Percentile £363 £413 £431
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £425 £450
Median % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -
75th Percentile £388 £606 -
90th Percentile - £708 -
Central London median daily rate £375 £425 £450
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% -2.70%

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 433 288 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.98% 9.01% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 224 191
10th Percentile £313 £327 £213
25th Percentile £413 £413 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +11.11% -5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £743 £704 £650
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 4
10th Percentile £24.50 £12.93 £24.12
25th Percentile £26.00 £15.06 £32.24
Median hourly rate £41.25 £27.00 £37.63
Median % change year-on-year +52.78% -28.24% +18.50%
75th Percentile £62.75 £37.75 £43.09
90th Percentile £67.55 - £51.14
Central London median hourly rate £41.50 £22.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +84.44% -40.00% +40.19%

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

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (40.00%) DWDM
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) CCIE

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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) DWDM
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) HSRP
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) OSPF
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Sourcefire
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE
3 1 (20.00%) CCIE Security
3 1 (20.00%) CCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) Broadcom
4 1 (20.00%) FireEye
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Zscaler