Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 November 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.

F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 178 193
Rank change year-on-year -19 +15 +13
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 6 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.12% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.63% 2.33% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 9
East of England median daily rate £360 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.21% -2.56% +47.17%
10th Percentile £352 £436 £373
90th Percentile £376 £547 £600
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.83% -
England median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 952 857 940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.39% 17.72% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 475 459
East of England median daily rate £364 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.04% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £200 £212
90th Percentile £562 £531 £525
England median daily rate £403 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.63% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 68 123
East of England median hourly rate £25.00 £36.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.56% +20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.78 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.40 £43.83 £52.25
England median hourly rate £18.56 £23.75 £20.50
% change year-on-year -21.84% +15.85% +2.50%

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

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP LTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM in the East of England.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedfordshire -10 3 £355 -
Essex - 2 - -
Hertfordshire -25 1 £370 -22.11% 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM.

1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) Change Control
4 3 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
4 3 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Network Design
5 2 (33.33%) Banking
5 2 (33.33%) VXLAN
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) Unix

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 2 (33.33%) MPLS
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) VXLAN
5 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support
1 3 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Project Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Adaptive Security
1 3 (50.00%) Change Control
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 2 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
4 1 (16.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) AS 2805
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 8583
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) VMware