Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 576 526 527
Rank change year-on-year -50 +1 -33
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 44 65 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.094% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.84% 1.24% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 55
London median daily rate £425 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% -5.56%
10th Percentile £283 £363 £375
90th Percentile £573 £546 £498
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -

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 5,249 5,259 5,452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.27% 12.73% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,636 3,493 3,619
London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £225
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
England median daily rate £413 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +0.61% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 150 147
London median hourly rate £20.26 £20.25 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.05% -7.95% +22.22%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.04 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -6.79% -2.27% +10.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 -28 8 £425 -12.82% 5
South London -35 7 £475 +15.15%
North London - 1 £388 -
East London - 1 - -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 44 (100.00%) F5
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco
3 31 (70.45%) Firewall
4 29 (65.91%) BIG-IP
5 18 (40.91%) DNS
6 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
6 17 (38.64%) Network Security
6 17 (38.64%) Finance
7 16 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 15 (34.09%) Internet
8 15 (34.09%) SSL
8 15 (34.09%) WAN
9 14 (31.82%) VMware
10 13 (29.55%) Python
10 13 (29.55%) Juniper
10 13 (29.55%) BGP
10 13 (29.55%) High Availability
11 12 (27.27%) Citrix
11 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (27.27%) Blue Coat
12 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
12 11 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 10 (22.73%) CCNP
14 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
14 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (18.18%) Palo Alto
15 8 (18.18%) Wireless

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.91%) Google Cloud Platform
2 7 (15.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) Firewall
2 29 (65.91%) BIG-IP
3 18 (40.91%) DNS
4 17 (38.64%) Network Security
5 15 (34.09%) Internet
5 15 (34.09%) SSL
5 15 (34.09%) WAN
6 13 (29.55%) BGP
7 11 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (20.45%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
9 8 (18.18%) LAN
9 8 (18.18%) OSPF
9 8 (18.18%) VPN
9 8 (18.18%) Wireless
10 7 (15.91%) DHCP
10 7 (15.91%) FabricPath
10 7 (15.91%) HSRP
10 7 (15.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (15.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 4 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.91%) Private Cloud
3 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 5 (11.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.18%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) High Availability
2 7 (15.91%) Network Architecture
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL
3 6 (13.64%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.36%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (11.36%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (9.09%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.82%) Network Management
6 3 (6.82%) SIEM
7 2 (4.55%) Break/Fix
8 1 (2.27%) Analytics
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps
8 1 (2.27%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Python
2 5 (11.36%) Bash Shell
2 5 (11.36%) Java
3 3 (6.82%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (22.73%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 3 (6.82%) CCSE
3 3 (6.82%) RHCE
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
4 2 (4.55%) CCSA
4 2 (4.55%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 2 (4.55%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.27%) CCSM
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) GCP
2 2 (4.55%) AS 2805
2 2 (4.55%) ISO 8583
2 2 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (25.00%) ProxySG
2 6 (13.64%) VMware NSX
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Ansible
1 7 (15.91%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) F5
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco
3 17 (38.64%) CheckPoint
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 13 (29.55%) Juniper
6 12 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 12 (27.27%) Citrix
7 8 (18.18%) Palo Alto
8 7 (15.91%) Infoblox
9 5 (11.36%) Arista
9 5 (11.36%) Motorola
10 4 (9.09%) HP
10 4 (9.09%) Meraki
11 3 (6.82%) FireEye
11 3 (6.82%) ForeScout
11 3 (6.82%) LogRhythm
11 3 (6.82%) Sophos
11 3 (6.82%) Sourcefire
12 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
13 1 (2.27%) Riverbed