Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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 Local Traffic Manager (LTM)
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 543 502
Rank change year-on-year -32 -41 +40
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 54 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.11% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.99% 1.23% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 89
London median daily rate £407 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.42% +11.76% -8.60%
10th Percentile £212 £425 £375
90th Percentile £538 £538 £496
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 5430 6270 5907
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.53% 13.90% 12.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3643 4098 3904
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £219
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £403 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +0.63% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 142 178
London median hourly rate £19.57 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.74 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.13
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.50 £20.94
% change year-on-year -20.43% +12.25% +4.68%

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 November 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 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 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 -4 10 £425 -15.00% 1
South London -26 5 £400 -14.89%
East London -7 3 £425 - 1
North London - 1 £425 -
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 53 (98.15%) F5
2 46 (85.19%) Firewall
3 35 (64.81%) BIG-IP
4 30 (55.56%) Cisco
5 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
6 22 (40.74%) SSL
7 20 (37.04%) VMware
8 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
8 19 (35.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 18 (33.33%) Linux
9 18 (33.33%) High Availability
10 17 (31.48%) Network Security
11 16 (29.63%) Juniper
12 15 (27.78%) WAN
12 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
12 15 (27.78%) Finance
12 15 (27.78%) Clustering
13 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
13 14 (25.93%) Apache
13 14 (25.93%) Tomcat
14 13 (24.07%) Python
14 13 (24.07%) Java
14 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
15 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
15 12 (22.22%) LAN
15 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (22.22%) DNS
15 12 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
16 11 (20.37%) CCNP
16 11 (20.37%) ProxySG

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 14 (25.93%) Apache
1 14 (25.93%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (85.19%) Firewall
2 35 (64.81%) BIG-IP
3 22 (40.74%) SSL
4 19 (35.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (35.19%) TCP/IP
5 17 (31.48%) Network Security
6 15 (27.78%) WAN
7 12 (22.22%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) LAN
8 11 (20.37%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (18.52%) Internet
9 10 (18.52%) Wireless
10 9 (16.67%) BGP
11 8 (14.81%) EIGRP
12 7 (12.96%) DHCP
12 7 (12.96%) VLAN
12 7 (12.96%) VPN
13 6 (11.11%) SAN
14 5 (9.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 3 (5.56%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 3 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) Systems Support
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Systems Support Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.22%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (51.85%) Data Centre
2 15 (27.78%) Clustering
3 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 5 (9.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (5.56%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.33%) High Availability
2 6 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) DDoS Mitigation
4 4 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.41%) Migration
4 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
5 3 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (5.56%) E-business
5 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.56%) Network Management
5 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
5 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.56%) SIEM
6 2 (3.70%) Break/Fix
6 2 (3.70%) Change Management
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
7 1 (1.85%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
1 13 (24.07%) Java
1 13 (24.07%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.37%) CCNP
3 7 (12.96%) RHCE
4 4 (7.41%) CCSE
5 3 (5.56%) CCSA
6 2 (3.70%) CCIE
6 2 (3.70%) CCNA
6 2 (3.70%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.70%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.85%) CCSM
7 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) AS 2805
1 5 (9.26%) ISO 8583
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) ProxySG
2 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.56%) vSphere
3 2 (3.70%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 53 (98.15%) F5
2 30 (55.56%) Cisco
3 20 (37.04%) VMware
4 16 (29.63%) Juniper
5 15 (27.78%) CheckPoint
6 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 9 (16.67%) Citrix
8 6 (11.11%) Palo Alto
9 5 (9.26%) Arista
9 5 (9.26%) HP
9 5 (9.26%) Meraki
9 5 (9.26%) Motorola
10 4 (7.41%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.56%) ForeScout
11 3 (5.56%) LogRhythm
11 3 (5.56%) Sophos
12 2 (3.70%) Nortel
13 1 (1.85%) AlgoSec
13 1 (1.85%) ScanSafe
13 1 (1.85%) Splunk