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 29 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.

F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 569 511
Rank change year-on-year +45 -58  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 53 57 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 0.78% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 28 55
Median daily rate £444 £444 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £483 £401
% change year-on-year -9.32% +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 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 6060 7327 7289
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 14.52% 14.75% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3746 4449 4027
Median daily rate £400 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.96% +4.05%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 309 403
Median hourly rate £23.95 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.90% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year -39.18% +25.42%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
London +38 20 £444 +4.41% 1
Yorkshire +17 11 £425 -7.35% 1
North West +39 10 £525 -
South East +6 7 £450 +12.50%
East of England -7 3 £450 -7.69%
West Midlands +13 1 £425 +6.25%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 England region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 126 (97.67%) F5
2 111 (86.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 106 (82.17%) Cisco
4 57 (44.19%) Firewall
5 55 (42.64%) CheckPoint
6 52 (40.31%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (37.98%) Network Security
8 44 (34.11%) Juniper
9 40 (31.01%) WAN
9 40 (31.01%) DNS
10 36 (27.91%) BGP
11 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
11 35 (27.13%) BIG-IP
12 33 (25.58%) LAN
13 32 (24.81%) Data Centre
14 31 (24.03%) Blue Coat
15 30 (23.26%) Load Balancing
16 27 (20.93%) CCNP
16 27 (20.93%) OSPF
16 27 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
17 24 (18.60%) Palo Alto
18 23 (17.83%) MPLS
18 23 (17.83%) Finance
19 22 (17.05%) Wireless
19 22 (17.05%) VPN
20 21 (16.28%) IPsec
20 21 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
21 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
22 16 (12.40%) DHCP
23 15 (11.63%) EIGRP

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 2 (1.55%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.78%) JBoss
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (7.75%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.98%) Akamai
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 111 (86.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 57 (44.19%) Firewall
3 52 (40.31%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (37.98%) Network Security
5 40 (31.01%) DNS
5 40 (31.01%) WAN
6 36 (27.91%) BGP
7 35 (27.13%) BIG-IP
8 33 (25.58%) LAN
9 27 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 27 (20.93%) OSPF
10 23 (17.83%) MPLS
11 22 (17.05%) VPN
11 22 (17.05%) Wireless
12 21 (16.28%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (16.28%) IPsec
13 18 (13.95%) TCP/IP
14 16 (12.40%) DHCP
15 15 (11.63%) EIGRP
16 12 (9.30%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) Subversion
2 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Banking
3 5 (3.88%) Legal
4 3 (2.33%) Law
4 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (37.21%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.83%) Cisco Engineer
3 22 (17.05%) Architect
4 21 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (16.28%) Network Architect
5 17 (13.18%) Network Specialist
6 13 (10.08%) Consultant
7 12 (9.30%) Security Engineer
8 11 (8.53%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Network Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Network Technical Architect
10 6 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.88%) Check Point Specialist
11 5 (3.88%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 5 (3.88%) Cisco Specialist
11 5 (3.88%) Firewall Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) Web Services
2 4 (3.10%) Middleware
3 1 (0.78%) .NET
3 1 (0.78%) Ajax
3 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.78%) Core Data
3 1 (0.78%) JMS
3 1 (0.78%) JSON
3 1 (0.78%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.78%) WebCenter
3 1 (0.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (24.81%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.85%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (7.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 10 (7.75%) iPad
4 6 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (4.65%) PKI
5 4 (3.10%) DataPower
5 4 (3.10%) Fat Client
5 4 (3.10%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.33%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) CESG
8 1 (0.78%) Clustering
8 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.78%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Unix
2 10 (7.75%) Linux
3 8 (6.20%) Windows
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.26%) Load Balancing
2 11 (8.53%) Project Management
3 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
4 9 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
4 9 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.20%) Change Control
6 7 (5.43%) ITIL
6 7 (5.43%) Network Architecture
6 7 (5.43%) Service Management
7 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (4.65%) Migration
7 6 (4.65%) Network Design
7 6 (4.65%) Network Management
7 6 (4.65%) Performance Management
7 6 (4.65%) Product Management
7 6 (4.65%) Service Delivery
8 5 (3.88%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (3.88%) Data Protection
8 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
8 5 (3.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.33%) Java
2 2 (1.55%) C
2 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.78%) Perl
3 1 (0.78%) Python
3 1 (0.78%) SQL
3 1 (0.78%) Tcl
3 1 (0.78%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 35 (27.13%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (20.93%) CCNP
3 14 (10.85%) SC Cleared
3 14 (10.85%) Security Cleared
4 9 (6.98%) CCIE
5 7 (5.43%) CCNA
6 4 (3.10%) CCSA
6 4 (3.10%) CCSE
7 2 (1.55%) CISSP
8 1 (0.78%) CCA
8 1 (0.78%) CCAA
8 1 (0.78%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (9.30%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.10%) SLA
4 3 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.78%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.88%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.33%) XenServer
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.78%) Firmware
4 1 (0.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.78%) XenApp
4 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (8.53%) FortiGate
2 7 (5.43%) Forum Sentry
3 4 (3.10%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.10%) HP UCMDB
3 4 (3.10%) OPNET
4 3 (2.33%) Nagios
4 3 (2.33%) Nessus
4 3 (2.33%) Opsview
4 3 (2.33%) QRadar
4 3 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.55%) Puppet
6 1 (0.78%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.78%) SCCM
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 126 (97.67%) F5
2 106 (82.17%) Cisco
3 55 (42.64%) CheckPoint
4 44 (34.11%) Juniper
5 31 (24.03%) Blue Coat
6 24 (18.60%) Palo Alto
7 12 (9.30%) Infoblox
8 11 (8.53%) Brocade
8 11 (8.53%) Splunk
9 10 (7.75%) Fortinet
9 10 (7.75%) TippingPoint
10 8 (6.20%) HP
10 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
11 7 (5.43%) BMC
11 7 (5.43%) IBM
12 6 (4.65%) Aruba
12 6 (4.65%) FireEye
12 6 (4.65%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.65%) Tufin
12 6 (4.65%) VMware
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