Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 236 223
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13 +40
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 10 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.14% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.19% 0.97% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 10
City of London median daily rate £525 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% -12.82% +11.43%
10th Percentile £433 £359 £442
90th Percentile £538 £525 £504
Central London median daily rate £463 £425 £488
% change year-on-year +8.82% -12.82% +11.43%
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 837 719 979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.95% 10.58% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 545 766
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £187 £198 £267
90th Percentile £638 £638 £588
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.73% +12.16% -2.67%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.92 £11.50
90th Percentile £33.00 £29.98 £26.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% +0.11%

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 19 September 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 9 (90.00%) F5
1 9 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
3 7 (70.00%) Blue Coat
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (60.00%) ISDN
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 5 (50.00%) Finance
5 5 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
6 4 (40.00%) CCNP
6 4 (40.00%) XMPP
6 4 (40.00%) Network Management
6 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (40.00%) Multicast
6 4 (40.00%) Meraki
7 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (30.00%) HSRP

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 3 (30.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) Wireless
4 6 (60.00%) BGP
4 6 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) ISDN
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) Multicast
5 4 (40.00%) WAN
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) HSRP
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
6 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (20.00%) GLBP
7 2 (20.00%) NX-OS
7 2 (20.00%) VLAN
7 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) XMPP
2 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Unix
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
1 2 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (40.00%) Meraki
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (20.00%) McAfee
7 2 (20.00%) NetScout
7 2 (20.00%) Reuters
7 2 (20.00%) SevOne
7 2 (20.00%) Sun
8 1 (10.00%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 1 (10.00%) Riverbed