The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 0 12 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 1.80% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 10.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £495 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £505 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +39.31% -3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £40.00

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 165 118 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.11% 17.72% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 66 115
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £494 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £347
% change year-on-year +2.73% +5.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +59.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year -15.38% +25.00%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 LTM in Hertfordshire

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM in Hertfordshire.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) Blue Coat
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
4 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (70.00%) Remedy
4 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
6 5 (50.00%) Wiki
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (20.00%) Banking
9 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (20.00%) MPLS
9 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (10.00%) OSPF
10 1 (10.00%) BGP
10 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
10 1 (10.00%) ATM
10 1 (10.00%) WAN
10 1 (10.00%) CCIE
10 1 (10.00%) CCNP
10 1 (10.00%) CCNA
10 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
10 1 (10.00%) Finance
10 1 (10.00%) FCoE

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (20.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) ATM
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) FCoE
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Check Point Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (50.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCIE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) Blue Coat
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 7 (70.00%) Remedy
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco