Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 23 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 Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 719 734
Rank change year-on-year -67 +15 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 71 154 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.075% 0.16% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 1.02% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 81 95
England median daily rate £500 £450 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +3.88%
10th Percentile £350 £350 £355
90th Percentile £561 £530 £500
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £43.00 -

F5 BIG-IP GTM 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13105 15064 14531
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.82% 15.40% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8033 9154 8522
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £190 £220 £213
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 682 765 946
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.72 £11.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £47.50 £47.15
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £23.75 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.45% +4.68%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 BIG-IP GTM in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 BIG-IP GTM in England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 23 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
South East +1 23 £525 +27.27%
London -52 20 £480 +0.95% 2
North of England +27 11 £450 +9.09% 1
West Midlands +41 9 £435 -7.20%
Midlands +32 9 £435 -3.33%
Yorkshire +6 9 £365 -8.75% 1
East of England -33 5 £355 -25.26%
North West +4 2 £555 +6.73%
South West -5 2 £501 +5.37%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 69 (97.18%) F5
2 67 (94.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 54 (76.06%) Cisco
4 48 (67.61%) Firewall
5 29 (40.85%) CheckPoint
6 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (35.21%) Network Security
9 24 (33.80%) CCNP
10 23 (32.39%) BIG-IP
10 23 (32.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (30.99%) Palo Alto
12 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
12 21 (29.58%) BGP
13 19 (26.76%) Juniper
13 19 (26.76%) Blue Coat
13 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
14 14 (19.72%) EIGRP
14 14 (19.72%) DNS
14 14 (19.72%) WAN
15 13 (18.31%) VPN
15 13 (18.31%) MPLS
15 13 (18.31%) Finance
15 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
16 12 (16.90%) OSPF
16 12 (16.90%) CCIE
16 12 (16.90%) LAN
17 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
18 10 (14.08%) ProxySG
18 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (12.68%) MS Visio
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) RMDS
2 1 (1.41%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Akamai
3 4 (5.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (4.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (94.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 48 (67.61%) Firewall
3 27 (38.03%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (35.21%) Network Security
5 23 (32.39%) BIG-IP
5 23 (32.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (29.58%) BGP
7 14 (19.72%) DNS
7 14 (19.72%) EIGRP
7 14 (19.72%) WAN
8 13 (18.31%) MPLS
8 13 (18.31%) VPN
9 12 (16.90%) LAN
9 12 (16.90%) OSPF
10 11 (15.49%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.68%) Wireless
12 7 (9.86%) IPsec
13 5 (7.04%) SSL
14 4 (5.63%) DHCP
14 4 (5.63%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.41%) Subversion
1 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (59.15%) Network Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Network Architect
6 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Security Consultant
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) WAP
2 2 (2.82%) Rendezvous
3 1 (1.41%) CGI
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.23%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
1 4 (5.63%) Unix
2 1 (1.41%) AIX
2 1 (1.41%) HPUX
2 1 (1.41%) Solaris
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.31%) Load Balancing
2 9 (12.68%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Change Control
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
4 6 (8.45%) SIEM
5 5 (7.04%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) High Availability
6 4 (5.63%) Network Design
6 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.23%) Adaptive Security
7 3 (4.23%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.23%) Information Security
7 3 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.23%) Validation
7 3 (4.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.82%) Analytics
8 2 (2.82%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.82%) Network Virtualisation
8 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.82%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (39.44%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (33.80%) CCNP
3 12 (16.90%) CCIE
4 7 (9.86%) CCSA
5 5 (7.04%) CCSE
5 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
6 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.41%) CCIE Service Provider
8 1 (1.41%) CCSM
8 1 (1.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.08%) ProxySG
2 6 (8.45%) VMware NSX
3 3 (4.23%) vCloud
3 3 (4.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) FortiGate
2 4 (5.63%) Nagios
3 3 (4.23%) Forum Sentry
3 3 (4.23%) SCOM
4 2 (2.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.41%) Ansible
5 1 (1.41%) Opsview
5 1 (1.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 69 (97.18%) F5
2 54 (76.06%) Cisco
3 29 (40.85%) CheckPoint
4 22 (30.99%) Palo Alto
5 19 (26.76%) Blue Coat
5 19 (26.76%) Fortinet
5 19 (26.76%) Juniper
6 9 (12.68%) Microsoft
7 7 (9.86%) SolarWinds
7 7 (9.86%) VMware
8 5 (7.04%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) Sourcefire
8 5 (7.04%) Splunk
9 4 (5.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (4.23%) Aruba
10 3 (4.23%) Citrix
10 3 (4.23%) Infoblox
10 3 (4.23%) Radware
10 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.23%) Tufin