The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 402 398
Rank change year-on-year -16 -4  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 6 16 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.029% 0.075% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.54% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 37
Median daily rate £550 £435 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.43% +1.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +50.21% -0.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Contract Communications & Computer Network Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2289 2966 3107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.03% 13.87% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1528 2019 2015
Median daily rate £450 £425 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £340
% change year-on-year +2.73% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 47 91
Median hourly rate £24.93 £22.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.31% +11.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £12.05 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.93% +26.00%  

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

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

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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

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

1 26 (92.86%) F5
2 21 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 13 (46.43%) WAN
5 11 (39.29%) Firewall
5 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
6 10 (35.71%) Network Security
6 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
7 9 (32.14%) BGP
7 9 (32.14%) LAN
7 9 (32.14%) DNS
7 9 (32.14%) Finance
8 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (28.57%) OSPF
8 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) Wireless
10 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
11 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
11 5 (17.86%) IPsec
11 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (17.86%) Windows
11 5 (17.86%) Linux
11 5 (17.86%) CCNP

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (46.43%) WAN
3 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 10 (35.71%) Network Security
5 9 (32.14%) BGP
5 9 (32.14%) DNS
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 8 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (28.57%) OSPF
7 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 7 (25.00%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.86%) IPsec
9 4 (14.29%) MPLS
9 4 (14.29%) NetScreen
10 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
10 3 (10.71%) IGRP
10 3 (10.71%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
2 4 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Network Architect
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Network Specialist
5 5 (17.86%) Consultant
5 5 (17.86%) Network Technical Architect
5 5 (17.86%) Technical Architect
6 4 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
7 2 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.14%) Switch Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Technical Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Web Services
2 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 2 (7.14%) FreeMarker
3 1 (3.57%) Core Data
3 1 (3.57%) JMS
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) CESG
4 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 4 (14.29%) Product Management
2 4 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 4 (14.29%) TOGAF
3 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Adaptive Security
5 1 (3.57%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.57%) Change Control
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps
5 1 (3.57%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.57%) Network Management
5 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) Python
1 3 (10.71%) Tcl
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) SQL
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CCNP
1 5 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.14%) CCIE
2 2 (7.14%) CCSE
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
3 1 (3.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 4 (14.29%) ProxySG
1 4 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) F5
2 21 (75.00%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Juniper
4 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (21.43%) Palo Alto
6 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
7 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.14%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.57%) Bloomberg
8 1 (3.57%) BMC
8 1 (3.57%) IBM
8 1 (3.57%) Imperva
8 1 (3.57%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.57%) NetScout
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Reuters
8 1 (3.57%) SevOne
8 1 (3.57%) Splunk
8 1 (3.57%) WorldPay