Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 September 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)
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 117 81
Rank change year-on-year +23 -36 +33
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 13 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.89% 0.12% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.56% 0.91% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 2
Milton Keynes median daily rate £450 £550 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.11% +2.23% +13.16%
10th Percentile £414 £549 £516
90th Percentile £467 £550 £549
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £550 £525
% change year-on-year -18.11% +4.67% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 172 220 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.77% 13.15% 17.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 112 117
Milton Keynes median daily rate £412 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £313 £214 £220
90th Percentile £480 £538 £550
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £410 £395 £425
% change year-on-year +3.80% -7.06% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 14
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £18.12 £18.85 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.90% +39.63% -15.91%
10th Percentile £13.05 £15.70 £9.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £19.65 £19.50
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -10.53% +31.03% -17.14%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Milton Keynes

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM in Milton Keynes.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) CCNP
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) IPsec
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
3 11 (84.62%) BIG-IP
3 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (84.62%) Virtual Environments
4 10 (76.92%) CCNA
5 9 (69.23%) LAN
5 9 (69.23%) WAN
6 8 (61.54%) SSL
7 7 (53.85%) CSS
7 7 (53.85%) ITIL
7 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
7 7 (53.85%) Internet
7 7 (53.85%) Telepresence
7 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
7 7 (53.85%) Aruba
7 7 (53.85%) Network Management
8 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
8 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) BIG-IP
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (84.62%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) IPsec
4 9 (69.23%) LAN
4 9 (69.23%) WAN
5 8 (61.54%) SSL
6 7 (53.85%) Internet
6 7 (53.85%) Telepresence
7 6 (46.15%) OSPF
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (38.46%) Wireless
9 4 (30.77%) ICMP
10 2 (15.38%) DHCP
10 2 (15.38%) DNS
10 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (15.38%) Network Security
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Network Support
2 5 (38.46%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Virtual Environments
2 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 7 (53.85%) Network Management
3 6 (46.15%) Change Management
3 6 (46.15%) ITIL V3
4 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
6 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.69%) Network Packet Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C
1 2 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNP
2 11 (84.62%) SC Cleared
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) CCNA
4 6 (46.15%) DV Cleared
5 4 (30.77%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (15.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Juniper
3 11 (84.62%) Palo Alto
4 7 (53.85%) Aruba
5 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
6 1 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (7.69%) VMware