The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 75 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 12 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.06% 0.19% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.25% 0.47% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.14 £10.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+281.42% -69.69%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
533 427 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.17% 41.34% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 224 133
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 40 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.26 £9.48 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.00 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 12 £400 +23.07%
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 21 (63.64%) Firewall
3 20 (60.61%) WAN
4 19 (57.58%) LAN
5 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
5 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
6 13 (39.39%) Juniper
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
8 11 (33.33%) CCNP
9 9 (27.27%) CCNA
9 9 (27.27%) MPLS
9 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
10 8 (24.24%) CCSE
10 8 (24.24%) CCSA
10 8 (24.24%) TACACS
10 8 (24.24%) Nokia
10 8 (24.24%) Citrix
10 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) Finance
12 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.18%) Change Management
12 6 (18.18%) VPN
12 6 (18.18%) SLA
12 6 (18.18%) VoIP
12 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MediaWiki
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (63.64%) Firewall
2 20 (60.61%) WAN
3 19 (57.58%) LAN
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (27.27%) MPLS
6 8 (24.24%) TACACS
6 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
7 7 (21.21%) TCP/IP
8 6 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (18.18%) VoIP
8 6 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (15.15%) ADSL
10 4 (12.12%) VRRP
10 4 (12.12%) OSPF
10 4 (12.12%) BGP
10 4 (12.12%) VLAN
10 4 (12.12%) Network Security
10 4 (12.12%) Internet
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Network Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Consultant
4 5 (15.15%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) IVR
1 5 (15.15%) e-Health
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) CentOS
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Change Management
2 6 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.18%) Fault Management
2 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
3 5 (15.15%) Workflow
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
5 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) ITSM
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (27.27%) CCNA
4 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) CCSA
5 8 (24.24%) CCSE
6 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.09%) CCDP
7 3 (9.09%) CCIP
7 3 (9.09%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
2 1 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (3.03%) NFS
2 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (12.12%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.03%) OVSD
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 16 (48.48%) CheckPoint
3 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 8 (24.24%) Nokia
5 8 (24.24%) Citrix
6 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) Avaya
7 5 (15.15%) CA
7 5 (15.15%) Computacenter
7 5 (15.15%) Remedy
8 3 (9.09%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.06%) VMware
9 2 (6.06%) HP
10 1 (3.03%) NetApp
10 1 (3.03%) Oracle
10 1 (3.03%) Sourcefire