Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 92 105
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 BIG-IP LTM 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.079% 0.27% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 1.09% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Reading median daily rate - £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Berkshire median daily rate - £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +38.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 243 367 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.24% 24.90% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 160 201
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £213
90th Percentile £550 £526 £518
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £391 £375
% change year-on-year +2.24% +4.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 23
Reading median hourly rate £19.00 £29.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.04% +67.14% -
10th Percentile £12.90 £13.13 £11.18
90th Percentile £47.50 £55.65 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% -45.45% +57.14%

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Reading

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 BIG-IP LTM in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for F5 BIG-IP LTM.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Radware
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus

F5 BIG-IP LTM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IP Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IP Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Radware