The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Global Traffic Manager (GTM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 55 51 59
Rank change year-on-year -4 +8  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 2 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.33% 1.17% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.71% 6.84% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63%  
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 117 117 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.57% 17.08% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 64 53
Median daily rate £330 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £315 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 16
Median hourly rate £31.50 £15.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.22% +4.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £13.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £37.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.85 £37.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -38.24% +23.33%  

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Welwyn Garden City -2 1 £450 -6.73%
F5 BIG-IP GTM
East of England

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP GTM.

1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) DNS
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
3 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (81.25%) BIG-IP
4 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
4 10 (62.50%) MPLS
5 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (50.00%) Banking
7 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 4 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) Law
8 4 (25.00%) CCIE
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (25.00%) Network Security
9 3 (18.75%) ATM
10 2 (12.50%) Retail
10 2 (12.50%) Web Services
10 2 (12.50%) IPsec
10 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
10 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
10 2 (12.50%) Product Management
10 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
11 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
11 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
11 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) BIG-IP
1 13 (81.25%) DNS
1 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (62.50%) MPLS
3 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Network Security
5 3 (18.75%) ATM
6 2 (12.50%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall
7 1 (6.25%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 8 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Law
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Network Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Check Point Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) VxBlock/Vblock
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Product Management
1 2 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) CCIE
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) F5
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Palo Alto