Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 615 563 552
Rank change year-on-year -52 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM 20 56 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.042% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.89% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 33 63
London median daily rate £480 £475 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.95% +9.20% -3.33%
10th Percentile £408 £425 £388
90th Percentile £555 £538 £500
England median daily rate £500 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

F5 BIG-IP GTM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing F5 BIG-IP GTM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP GTM in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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

F5 BIG-IP GTM
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -10 4 £500 -
East London - 1 £425 - 1
North London - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP GTM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 19 (95.00%) F5
1 19 (95.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (25.00%) Network Security
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
7 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (20.00%) BGP
7 4 (20.00%) High Availability
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (15.00%) OSPF
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 2 (10.00%) VMware
9 2 (10.00%) Banking
9 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS

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 (5.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (65.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (30.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) Wireless
6 4 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) OSPF
8 2 (10.00%) ATM
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (10.00%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.00%) SNA
8 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Big Data
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Administrator
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) High Availability
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Analytics
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CCIE
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSM
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (10.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) F5
2 13 (65.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) Juniper
4 6 (30.00%) Palo Alto
5 5 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Meraki
6 2 (10.00%) Nortel
6 2 (10.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (5.00%) AlgoSec
7 1 (5.00%) Arista
7 1 (5.00%) ScanSafe
7 1 (5.00%) SevOne
7 1 (5.00%) Splunk