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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 554 567 553
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 34 53 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.079% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.67% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 34 52
Median daily rate £525 £421 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.62% -0.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £325 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +50.21% -0.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5880 7860 7562
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 13.68% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 4878 4329
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% +10.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 355 436
Median hourly rate £24.86 £28.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.21% +21.73%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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
South East +8 15 £525 +40.00%
North West +28 6 £510 -
Yorkshire +25 6 - - 1
London -3 6 £550 +29.41% 2
North East +67 1 £223 -26.44%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 85 (97.70%) F5
2 75 (86.21%) Cisco
3 74 (85.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 42 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (47.13%) Firewall
6 39 (44.83%) CheckPoint
7 35 (40.23%) Juniper
7 35 (40.23%) Data Centre
8 33 (37.93%) BGP
8 33 (37.93%) WAN
9 29 (33.33%) DNS
9 29 (33.33%) LAN
10 27 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
11 25 (28.74%) CCNP
11 25 (28.74%) Load Balancing
12 24 (27.59%) Network Security
12 24 (27.59%) Blue Coat
13 18 (20.69%) Finance
13 18 (20.69%) EIGRP
14 17 (19.54%) Change Control
15 16 (18.39%) Palo Alto
16 15 (17.24%) FortiGate
16 15 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (17.24%) OSPF
17 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
17 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (16.09%) BIG-IP
17 14 (16.09%) Cisco Nexus
17 14 (16.09%) Forum Sentry
18 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared

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 9 (10.34%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.15%) JBoss
2 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.15%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 11 (12.64%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (14.94%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (10.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 74 (85.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 42 (48.28%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (47.13%) Firewall
4 33 (37.93%) BGP
4 33 (37.93%) WAN
5 29 (33.33%) DNS
5 29 (33.33%) LAN
6 24 (27.59%) Network Security
7 18 (20.69%) EIGRP
8 15 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (17.24%) OSPF
9 14 (16.09%) BIG-IP
9 14 (16.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (14.94%) TCP/IP
11 11 (12.64%) VPN
12 10 (11.49%) IPsec
13 9 (10.34%) DMVPN
13 9 (10.34%) MPLS
13 9 (10.34%) NetScreen
13 9 (10.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.15%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 18 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Banking
3 4 (4.60%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (42.53%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.99%) Architect
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (20.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Network Architect
5 11 (12.64%) Network Specialist
6 8 (9.20%) Consultant
6 8 (9.20%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Network Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Network Technical Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Specialist
10 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (4.60%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.60%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.30%) FreeMarker
2 2 (2.30%) Middleware
3 1 (1.15%) Core Data
3 1 (1.15%) JMS
3 1 (1.15%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.15%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 35 (40.23%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.05%) DataPower
3 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.30%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.15%) CESG
6 1 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Linux
2 8 (9.20%) Unix
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 3 (3.45%) AIX
4 3 (3.45%) HPUX
4 3 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Load Balancing
2 17 (19.54%) Change Control
3 12 (13.79%) Migration
4 6 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 5 (5.75%) Adaptive Security
5 5 (5.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (5.75%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (4.60%) Data Protection
6 4 (4.60%) GAP Analysis
6 4 (4.60%) ITIL
6 4 (4.60%) Network Architecture
6 4 (4.60%) Product Management
6 4 (4.60%) TOGAF
6 4 (4.60%) Validation
7 3 (3.45%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.45%) Network Management
7 3 (3.45%) OO
7 3 (3.45%) OOP
7 3 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.45%) Perl
1 3 (3.45%) Python
1 3 (3.45%) Tcl
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.30%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.15%) Java
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 27 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (28.74%) CCNP
3 14 (16.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.75%) CCNA
6 4 (4.60%) CCIE
7 3 (3.45%) CCSE
8 1 (1.15%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 1 (1.15%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.30%) SLA
4 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (1.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (13.79%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.60%) Hyper-V
2 4 (4.60%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (17.24%) FortiGate
2 14 (16.09%) Forum Sentry
3 7 (8.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (8.05%) HP UCMDB
3 7 (8.05%) OPNET
4 1 (1.15%) Ansible
4 1 (1.15%) Nagios
4 1 (1.15%) Opsview
4 1 (1.15%) QRadar
4 1 (1.15%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 85 (97.70%) F5
2 75 (86.21%) Cisco
3 39 (44.83%) CheckPoint
4 35 (40.23%) Juniper
5 24 (27.59%) Blue Coat
6 16 (18.39%) Palo Alto
7 13 (14.94%) Fortinet
8 10 (11.49%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.34%) Splunk
9 9 (10.34%) TippingPoint
10 8 (9.20%) BMC
10 8 (9.20%) IBM
10 8 (9.20%) Infoblox
11 7 (8.05%) Brocade
11 7 (8.05%) HP
11 7 (8.05%) Motorola
12 3 (3.45%) Citrix
12 3 (3.45%) VMware
13 2 (2.30%) Aruba
13 2 (2.30%) Imperva
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