The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 62 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 4 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 1.26% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% 2.58% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £488 £313 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% -14.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £303 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £323 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
F5
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
351 349 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.82% 49.02% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 173 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £259 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £577 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for F5.

1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
2 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
3 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
3 7 (53.85%) ITIL
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (30.77%) SSH
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (30.77%) Java
6 4 (30.77%) Oracle
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) Apache
6 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
6 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
6 4 (30.77%) SAML
6 4 (30.77%) SSL
6 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
7 3 (23.08%) Presales
7 3 (23.08%) Project Management
7 3 (23.08%) LAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (30.77%) Apache
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
1 4 (30.77%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (30.77%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) BIG-IP
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) SSH
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) DMVPN
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) MPLS
6 1 (7.69%) NetScreen
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Java Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Support
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 3 (23.08%) Presales
3 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Project Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Security Cleared
2 7 (53.85%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (23.08%) CCNA
4 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) PMI Certification
4 3 (23.08%) PMP
5 2 (15.38%) CCSA
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIA
5 2 (15.38%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.69%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
1 9 (69.23%) Juniper
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 6 (46.15%) Fortinet
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) CA