Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 587 590 547
Rank change year-on-year +3 -43 -58
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 47 53 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.93% 0.97% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 39 45
London median daily rate £475 £401 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.60% -15.68% +11.76%
10th Percentile £390 £211 £425
90th Percentile £538 £528 £538
England median daily rate £428 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -4.89% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.81 - £17.50

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 5,039 5,447 5,874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.77% 11.54% 13.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,457 3,708 3,855
London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £200 £210 £260
90th Percentile £642 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £405 £401
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 147 151
London median hourly rate £24.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.34% - -7.65%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.65 £11.50
90th Percentile £54.79 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% -14.61% +8.54%

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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -17 17 £480 +12.94% 1
F5 BIG-IP LTM
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 47 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (76.60%) Cisco
2 36 (76.60%) Firewall
3 27 (57.45%) BGP
4 23 (48.94%) Wireless
5 22 (46.81%) OSPF
5 22 (46.81%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (44.68%) SolarWinds
6 21 (44.68%) VPN
6 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (42.55%) CCNP
7 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
8 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (38.30%) Juniper
9 18 (38.30%) Network Security
10 17 (36.17%) 802.1X
11 16 (34.04%) Blue Coat
12 15 (31.91%) MPLS
13 14 (29.79%) EIGRP
13 14 (29.79%) IPsec
13 14 (29.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 14 (29.79%) Meraki
14 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
15 12 (25.53%) Symantec
15 12 (25.53%) DNS
15 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
15 12 (25.53%) ITIL
16 11 (23.40%) Unix
16 11 (23.40%) Fortinet
16 11 (23.40%) 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 6 (12.77%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (17.02%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (17.02%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (76.60%) Firewall
2 27 (57.45%) BGP
3 23 (48.94%) Wireless
4 22 (46.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (46.81%) OSPF
5 21 (44.68%) VPN
6 19 (40.43%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (38.30%) Network Security
8 15 (31.91%) MPLS
9 14 (29.79%) EIGRP
9 14 (29.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 14 (29.79%) IPsec
10 12 (25.53%) DNS
10 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
11 9 (19.15%) 802.11
11 9 (19.15%) LAN
11 9 (19.15%) VLAN
11 9 (19.15%) WAN
12 8 (17.02%) Cisco ISE
12 8 (17.02%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Network Security Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Network Specialist
6 4 (8.51%) Network Support
6 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
7 3 (6.38%) Azure Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) IP Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Juniper Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) 802.1X
2 6 (12.77%) XMPP
3 2 (4.26%) XML
4 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Public Cloud
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (2.13%) EMC VNX
5 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.13%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Unix
2 10 (21.28%) Linux
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
2 12 (25.53%) ITIL
3 10 (21.28%) Change Management
4 8 (17.02%) Network Design
4 8 (17.02%) Server Virtualisation
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
6 6 (12.77%) Change Control
7 3 (6.38%) Defect Management
7 3 (6.38%) High Availability
7 3 (6.38%) Migration
8 2 (4.26%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.26%) Low Latency
8 2 (4.26%) Network Management
8 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.26%) Runbook
8 2 (4.26%) Security Management
8 2 (4.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) Python
1 3 (6.38%) Tcl
2 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (44.68%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CCNP
3 7 (14.89%) CCNA
4 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.64%) CCIE
6 4 (8.51%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (8.51%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.38%) CCSA
7 3 (6.38%) CCSE
8 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.13%) CISSP
9 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) ProxySG
2 7 (14.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (14.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Firmware
3 1 (2.13%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) Nagios
2 8 (17.02%) Cacti
2 8 (17.02%) FortiGate
3 7 (14.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (12.77%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (2.13%) Opsview
5 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) F5
2 36 (76.60%) Cisco
3 21 (44.68%) SolarWinds
4 20 (42.55%) CheckPoint
5 18 (38.30%) Juniper
6 16 (34.04%) Blue Coat
7 14 (29.79%) Meraki
8 12 (25.53%) Symantec
9 11 (23.40%) Fortinet
9 11 (23.40%) Palo Alto
10 8 (17.02%) Aerohive Networks
10 8 (17.02%) VMware
11 2 (4.26%) ArcSight
11 2 (4.26%) Arista
11 2 (4.26%) Avaya
11 2 (4.26%) Brocade
11 2 (4.26%) Nortel
11 2 (4.26%) Polycom
11 2 (4.26%) Zscaler
12 1 (2.13%) Splunk