The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 BIG-IP GTM over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
England / East of England
Rank 123 115 127
Rank change year-on-year -8 +12  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.14% 0.33% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.78% 2.29% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £483 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £491 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £483 £401
% change year-on-year -11.91% +20.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £50.00

F5 BIG-IP GTM is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 387 349 380
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.82% 14.29% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 190 187
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £262 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 62
Median hourly rate £22.85 £45.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.22% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £55.00 £42.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the East of England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in the East of England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -4 2 £475 -2.56%
Essex - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 18 (94.74%) F5
2 16 (84.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
3 15 (78.95%) DNS
3 15 (78.95%) BIG-IP
4 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
4 12 (63.16%) MPLS
5 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (42.11%) Banking
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
8 5 (26.32%) CCIE
8 5 (26.32%) Network Security
9 4 (21.05%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Law
10 3 (15.79%) Retail
10 3 (15.79%) ATM
10 3 (15.79%) Firewall
11 2 (10.53%) IPsec
11 2 (10.53%) Juniper
11 2 (10.53%) Web Services
11 2 (10.53%) WAN
11 2 (10.53%) OSPF
11 2 (10.53%) BGP
11 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
11 2 (10.53%) Product Management
11 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
11 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (84.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 15 (78.95%) BIG-IP
2 15 (78.95%) DNS
3 12 (63.16%) MPLS
4 11 (57.89%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (26.32%) Network Security
6 3 (15.79%) ATM
6 3 (15.79%) Firewall
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) WAN
8 1 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (5.26%) DHCP
8 1 (5.26%) IPv6
8 1 (5.26%) LAN
8 1 (5.26%) NetScreen
8 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.26%) VPN
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Law
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Specialist
3 5 (26.32%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Check Point Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Blue Coat Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Product Management
1 2 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (5.26%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (5.26%) Line Management
2 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.26%) Network Design
2 1 (5.26%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 1 (5.26%) CCNP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) F5
2 16 (84.21%) CheckPoint
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
3 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) Huawei
5 1 (5.26%) Imperva
5 1 (5.26%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.26%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.26%) VMware