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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5 BIG-IP Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England / London
Rank 373 398 369
Rank change year-on-year +25 -29  
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 27 30 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.14% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.11% 1.07% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 29
Median daily rate £404 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £369 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £476 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £484 £401
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 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 2440 2799 2845
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.53% 12.69% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1895 1828
Median daily rate £445 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £347
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 58 85
Median hourly rate £42.25 £21.92 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +92.74% +1.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.38 £12.83 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -39.18% +27.58%  

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 5 £400 -1.84% 1
Croydon +9 1 £413 -2.94%
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 London region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 59 (93.65%) F5
2 40 (63.49%) Cisco
3 39 (61.90%) Firewall
3 39 (61.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 34 (53.97%) Juniper
5 28 (44.44%) CheckPoint
6 27 (42.86%) Network Security
7 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (30.16%) BIG-IP
9 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
10 17 (26.98%) OSPF
11 16 (25.40%) BGP
11 16 (25.40%) WAN
11 16 (25.40%) Blue Coat
12 15 (23.81%) Finance
12 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
13 14 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (20.63%) Wireless
15 12 (19.05%) CCNP
15 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (17.46%) VPN
16 11 (17.46%) DNS
16 11 (17.46%) LAN
16 11 (17.46%) MPLS
17 10 (15.87%) Project Management
17 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
17 10 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (14.29%) Fortinet
19 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
19 8 (12.70%) DHCP

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Top Related 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 (1.59%) JBoss
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (1.59%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (61.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 39 (61.90%) Firewall
2 27 (42.86%) Network Security
3 24 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (30.16%) BIG-IP
5 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 17 (26.98%) OSPF
7 16 (25.40%) BGP
7 16 (25.40%) WAN
8 13 (20.63%) Wireless
9 12 (19.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (17.46%) DNS
10 11 (17.46%) LAN
10 11 (17.46%) MPLS
10 11 (17.46%) VPN
11 10 (15.87%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (12.70%) DHCP
12 8 (12.70%) EIGRP
13 6 (9.52%) IPsec
14 5 (7.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.59%) JIRA
1 1 (1.59%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Corporate Banking
3 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.59%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Publishing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (39.68%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 13 (20.63%) Consultant
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Architect
6 7 (11.11%) Network Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Network Architect
8 5 (7.94%) Analyst
8 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Juniper Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 4 (6.35%) Network Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support
10 3 (4.76%) Network Support Analyst
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Support Analyst
11 2 (3.17%) Cisco Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) .NET
1 1 (1.59%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.59%) Ajax
1 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.59%) Core Data
1 1 (1.59%) JMS
1 1 (1.59%) JSON
1 1 (1.59%) Middleware
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (1.59%) WebCenter
1 1 (1.59%) XML
1 1 (1.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.52%) iPad
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 3 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
3 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.59%) CESG
5 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) Load Balancing
2 10 (15.87%) Project Management
3 8 (12.70%) ITIL
4 7 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (9.52%) Network Architecture
5 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.94%) Change Management
6 5 (7.94%) Service Management
7 4 (6.35%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.35%) Migration
7 4 (6.35%) Network Design
8 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
8 3 (4.76%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (4.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.76%) Information Security
8 3 (4.76%) Investment Management
8 3 (4.76%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 2 (3.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (3.17%) C
2 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.59%) Perl
3 1 (1.59%) Python
3 1 (1.59%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (19.05%) CCNP
3 6 (9.52%) CCIE
4 5 (7.94%) CCSA
4 5 (7.94%) JNCIP
4 5 (7.94%) JNCIS
5 4 (6.35%) CCNA
6 3 (4.76%) CCSE
6 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.59%) MCSE
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.59%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) ProxySG
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) XenServer
3 1 (1.59%) Firmware
3 1 (1.59%) VMware Server
3 1 (1.59%) XenApp
3 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
3 1 (1.59%) Ansible
3 1 (1.59%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (1.59%) Nessus
3 1 (1.59%) Pingdom
3 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.59%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 59 (93.65%) F5
2 40 (63.49%) Cisco
3 34 (53.97%) Juniper
4 28 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 16 (25.40%) Blue Coat
6 9 (14.29%) Fortinet
7 7 (11.11%) Citrix
8 6 (9.52%) FireEye
8 6 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 6 (9.52%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.52%) Tufin
9 5 (7.94%) Aruba
9 5 (7.94%) TippingPoint
10 4 (6.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (6.35%) Radianz
10 4 (6.35%) Riverbed
10 4 (6.35%) VMware
11 3 (4.76%) Bloomberg
11 3 (4.76%) IBM
11 3 (4.76%) Infoblox
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