The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within F5 Networks, Inc.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 87 94 96
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 35 26 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 1.02% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.80% 1.97% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 8
Median daily rate £413 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £254 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £497 £439 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
F5
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1249 1321 1158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.02% 51.93% 47.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 648 503
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 59 38
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £18.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +17.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £38.45 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Berkshire region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +10 11 £325 -2.25% 4
Slough +12 7 £338 -15.62%
Bracknell -6 6 £475 +11.76% 1
Maidenhead +5 4 £575 +76.92%
Ascot - 2 £431 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 59 (80.82%) Firewall
2 55 (75.34%) Cisco
3 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (36.99%) Windows
4 27 (36.99%) CheckPoint
5 26 (35.62%) VMware
6 24 (32.88%) Linux
7 23 (31.51%) LAN
7 23 (31.51%) WAN
7 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
7 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
8 20 (27.40%) BIG-IP
8 20 (27.40%) CCNP
9 18 (24.66%) Network Security
9 18 (24.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (23.29%) Cisco PIX
11 16 (21.92%) CCSE
11 16 (21.92%) Juniper
12 15 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
13 14 (19.18%) High Availability
13 14 (19.18%) VPN
13 14 (19.18%) DNS
13 14 (19.18%) BGP
14 13 (17.81%) Project Management
14 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (16.44%) FortiGate
15 12 (16.44%) Change Management
15 12 (16.44%) SNMP
15 12 (16.44%) Windows Server

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (8.22%) iPlanet
1 6 (8.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (2.74%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.37%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (80.82%) Firewall
2 23 (31.51%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (31.51%) LAN
2 23 (31.51%) WAN
3 20 (27.40%) BIG-IP
4 18 (24.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (24.66%) Network Security
5 17 (23.29%) Cisco PIX
6 15 (20.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (19.18%) BGP
7 14 (19.18%) DNS
7 14 (19.18%) VPN
8 12 (16.44%) SNMP
9 11 (15.07%) FWSM
9 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
10 10 (13.70%) HTTP
11 8 (10.96%) HTTPS
11 8 (10.96%) OSPF
11 8 (10.96%) RIP
11 8 (10.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.74%) DB2
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (15.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.22%) Retail
3 5 (6.85%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
5 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (27.40%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Security Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) IP Engineer
3 16 (21.92%) IP Security Engineer
4 13 (17.81%) Support Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) VMware Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Technical Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Technical Support
7 7 (9.59%) Technical Support Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) VMware Support Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Architect
8 6 (8.22%) Check Point Expert
8 6 (8.22%) Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) IP Expert
8 6 (8.22%) Senior IP Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Security Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) J2EE
2 5 (6.85%) JSP
3 4 (5.48%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 2 (2.74%) .NET
5 1 (1.37%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.37%) Middleware
5 1 (1.37%) OAuth
5 1 (1.37%) REST
5 1 (1.37%) SOAP
5 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (9.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.11%) Client/Server
5 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
5 3 (4.11%) PKI
5 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
5 3 (4.11%) Replication
6 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.37%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.37%) HP StoreVirtual
7 1 (1.37%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.37%) iPad
7 1 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.37%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 27 (36.99%) Windows
2 24 (32.88%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
5 8 (10.96%) Unix
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (9.59%) Solaris
6 7 (9.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (8.22%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Load Balancing
2 14 (19.18%) High Availability
3 13 (17.81%) Project Management
4 12 (16.44%) Change Management
5 11 (15.07%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (15.07%) DDoS Mitigation
6 10 (13.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 8 (10.96%) ITIL
7 8 (10.96%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 8 (10.96%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 6 (8.22%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (6.85%) CRM
9 5 (6.85%) ITIL V3
9 5 (6.85%) SIEM
9 5 (6.85%) Six Sigma
10 4 (5.48%) Migration
10 4 (5.48%) SOA
11 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
11 3 (4.11%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.11%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) SQL
2 7 (9.59%) Java
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) PowerShell
4 4 (5.48%) Ruby
5 1 (1.37%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (27.40%) CCNP
3 16 (21.92%) CCSE
4 11 (15.07%) CISSP
5 10 (13.70%) CCNA
5 10 (13.70%) CCSA
6 9 (12.33%) CCIE
7 8 (10.96%) Degree
8 6 (8.22%) CCDA
9 5 (6.85%) Security Cleared
10 4 (5.48%) PMI Certification
10 4 (5.48%) PMP
11 3 (4.11%) CEH
11 3 (4.11%) GCIA
11 3 (4.11%) GCIH
11 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.74%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (2.74%) JNCIS
12 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) HIPAA
1 5 (6.85%) JSP 440
2 3 (4.11%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.37%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) ProxySG
2 8 (10.96%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.48%) vSphere
4 2 (2.74%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (16.44%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.22%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (8.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (4.11%) Data Guard
3 3 (4.11%) Nagios
3 3 (4.11%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (2.74%) SCCM
5 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (1.37%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.37%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.37%) Nessus
5 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.37%) OpenView
5 1 (1.37%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 55 (75.34%) Cisco
2 27 (36.99%) CheckPoint
3 26 (35.62%) VMware
4 16 (21.92%) Juniper
5 11 (15.07%) Blue Coat
6 10 (13.70%) Oracle
7 7 (9.59%) Red Hat
8 6 (8.22%) BEA
8 6 (8.22%) Fortinet
8 6 (8.22%) Sun
9 5 (6.85%) EMC
9 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
9 5 (6.85%) NetApp
9 5 (6.85%) Qualys
10 4 (5.48%) Citrix
10 4 (5.48%) HP
11 3 (4.11%) Dell
11 3 (4.11%) Palo Alto
11 3 (4.11%) Splunk
11 3 (4.11%) TippingPoint
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