Period
to 25 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 6 months to 25 June 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 575 547 566
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -53
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 54 34 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.98% 0.73% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 23
London median daily rate £475 £419 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.43% -5.90% +4.71%
10th Percentile £394 £313 £370
90th Percentile £588 £573 £500
England median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.51% -0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

F5 BIG-IP LTM 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 5,517 4,650 5,725
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.22% 11.60% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,803 3,112 3,889
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 133 104
London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £21.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +6.28% +6.52%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% -24.00% +18.34%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM in London.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in London over the 6 months to 25 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 BIG-IP LTM in London

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM in London.

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

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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 LTM within the London region over the 6 months to 25 June 2018. 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 -50 9 £456 +14.06% 4
South London -35 4 £475 +15.15%
West London - 2 - - 1
North London - 1 £388 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 49 (90.74%) F5
2 47 (87.04%) Cisco
3 36 (66.67%) Firewall
4 35 (64.81%) OSPF
4 35 (64.81%) BGP
5 29 (53.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 26 (48.15%) Network Security
6 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
6 26 (48.15%) BIG-IP
7 23 (42.59%) Juniper
8 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (37.04%) Citrix
9 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (37.04%) WAN
9 20 (37.04%) Finance
10 19 (35.19%) Blue Coat
11 18 (33.33%) DNS
11 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (31.48%) HSRP
12 17 (31.48%) Wireless
13 16 (29.63%) VMware
14 14 (25.93%) LAN
14 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
15 13 (24.07%) Multicast
15 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
15 13 (24.07%) Python
15 13 (24.07%) CCNP
15 13 (24.07%) Banking
16 12 (22.22%) Migration

F5 BIG-IP LTM
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:

Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 7 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
4 1 (1.85%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (66.67%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) BGP
2 35 (64.81%) OSPF
3 29 (53.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 26 (48.15%) BIG-IP
4 26 (48.15%) Network Security
5 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (37.04%) WAN
7 18 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (33.33%) DNS
8 17 (31.48%) HSRP
8 17 (31.48%) Wireless
9 14 (25.93%) LAN
10 13 (24.07%) Multicast
11 12 (22.22%) MPLS
12 10 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (18.52%) Junos
12 10 (18.52%) VPN
13 9 (16.67%) VPLS
13 9 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (37.04%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
4 4 (7.41%) Retail
5 3 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (5.56%) Games
6 2 (3.70%) Legal
7 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 12 (22.22%) Architect
3 9 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 8 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Network Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) 802.1X
1 4 (7.41%) LDAP
2 1 (1.85%) Kafka
2 1 (1.85%) Middleware
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (12.96%) Private Cloud
5 5 (9.26%) Fat Client
5 5 (9.26%) Thin Client
6 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.85%) Fintech
8 1 (1.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Migration
2 11 (20.37%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL
3 10 (18.52%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
6 7 (12.96%) Network Architecture
7 6 (11.11%) Change Management
7 6 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (9.26%) E-Commerce
8 5 (9.26%) ITIL V3
8 5 (9.26%) Network Management
8 5 (9.26%) Project Management
9 4 (7.41%) Change Control
9 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
9 4 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (7.41%) Reverse Engineering
9 4 (7.41%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Python
2 5 (9.26%) C
2 5 (9.26%) Perl
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (24.07%) CCNP
3 6 (11.11%) CCIE
3 6 (11.11%) CCSE
4 4 (7.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.85%) CCSA
5 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.85%) JNCIS
5 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) GCP
2 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (20.37%) ProxySG
3 6 (11.11%) VMware NSX
4 4 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.81%) Ansible
2 7 (12.96%) FortiGate
3 4 (7.41%) ZABBIX
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.85%) OVSD
Vendors
1 49 (90.74%) F5
2 47 (87.04%) Cisco
3 26 (48.15%) CheckPoint
4 23 (42.59%) Juniper
5 20 (37.04%) Citrix
6 19 (35.19%) Blue Coat
7 16 (29.63%) VMware
8 12 (22.22%) Infoblox
9 11 (20.37%) Palo Alto
10 8 (14.81%) HP
10 8 (14.81%) McAfee
10 8 (14.81%) SevOne
11 7 (12.96%) SolarWinds
12 6 (11.11%) FireEye
13 5 (9.26%) Bloomberg
13 5 (9.26%) Imperva
13 5 (9.26%) Reuters
13 5 (9.26%) Zscaler
14 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
14 4 (7.41%) NetScout