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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 50 55 47
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 8 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.52% 1.60% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 8
Median daily rate £324 £413 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £403 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £423 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
318 312 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.46% 47.93% 49.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 163 151
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.74 £6.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.05 £18.40 £29.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +22.85%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (68.75%) Network Design
4 11 (68.75%) WAN
5 10 (62.50%) LAN
5 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
8 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
8 6 (37.50%) BGP
8 6 (37.50%) VPN
9 5 (31.25%) CCNP
9 5 (31.25%) CCNA
9 5 (31.25%) CCDA
9 5 (31.25%) CCDP
9 5 (31.25%) MPLS
9 5 (31.25%) OSPF
9 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
10 4 (25.00%) VPLS
10 4 (25.00%) Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 4 (25.00%) Nokia
10 4 (25.00%) VoIP
10 4 (25.00%) CSS
10 4 (25.00%) ISDN
10 4 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) WAN
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (37.50%) BGP
5 6 (37.50%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) IP Telephony
6 5 (31.25%) MPLS
6 5 (31.25%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (25.00%) ISDN
7 4 (25.00%) Junos
7 4 (25.00%) Multicast
7 4 (25.00%) NX-OS
7 4 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (25.00%) VoIP
7 4 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Network Design
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCDA
2 5 (31.25%) CCDP
2 5 (31.25%) CCNA
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 4 (25.00%) CCVP
4 3 (18.75%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (25.00%) Nokia
3 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago