The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 72 75 65
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing F5 13 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.00% 0.30% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 2.34% 0.69% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 3
Average daily rate
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£363 £320 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.28% +2.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
555 432 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.76% 42.65% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 199 184
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
F5
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 +8 12 £346 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
4 10 (45.45%) Network Management
5 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
5 9 (40.91%) Performance Management
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
8 6 (27.27%) CCNA
8 6 (27.27%) SLA
8 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
9 5 (22.73%) HP
9 5 (22.73%) VPN
10 4 (18.18%) Windows
10 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
10 4 (18.18%) Firewall
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
11 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
11 3 (13.64%) MPLS
11 3 (13.64%) Juniper
11 3 (13.64%) NetApp
11 3 (13.64%) Linux
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) LAN
11 3 (13.64%) VoIP
11 3 (13.64%) WAN
11 3 (13.64%) NFS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
2 5 (22.73%) VPN
3 4 (18.18%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) MPLS
4 3 (13.64%) LAN
4 3 (13.64%) VoIP
4 3 (13.64%) WAN
4 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.09%) DMVPN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.09%) HSRP
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (9.09%) OSPF
5 2 (9.09%) BGP
5 2 (9.09%) VRRP
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Network Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Support
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) IVR
1 1 (4.55%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
2 3 (13.64%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Network Management
2 9 (40.91%) Performance Management
2 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
3 3 (13.64%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) B2B
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) DV Cleared
3 7 (31.82%) CCNP
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) NFS
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.09%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.09%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 12 (54.55%) Blue Coat
3 5 (22.73%) HP
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) NetApp
5 3 (13.64%) Juniper
6 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) Avaya
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia