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 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 64 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing F5 23 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 0.48% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 4.19% 1.17% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate
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£338 £463 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £363 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £493 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £395 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +8.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.75 -
% change year-on-year
-5.27% -
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
549 429 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.27% 41.17% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 193 160
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £230 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 66 43
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.50 £21.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.59
% change year-on-year
-2.84% -5.86%

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 November 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 November 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 +10 22 £325 -27.77%
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (60.61%) WAN
3 19 (57.58%) LAN
3 19 (57.58%) Firewall
4 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (39.39%) Juniper
4 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
5 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 9 (27.27%) CCNA
6 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
7 8 (24.24%) CCNP
7 8 (24.24%) MPLS
7 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
8 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (21.21%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) VPN
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) ITIL
9 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.18%) Citrix
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
9 6 (18.18%) CCSA
9 6 (18.18%) OSPF
9 6 (18.18%) Nokia
9 6 (18.18%) BGP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
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 20 (60.61%) WAN
2 19 (57.58%) LAN
2 19 (57.58%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 8 (24.24%) Ethernet
4 8 (24.24%) MPLS
4 8 (24.24%) BIG-IP
5 7 (21.21%) VPN
6 6 (18.18%) OSPF
6 6 (18.18%) BGP
6 6 (18.18%) TACACS
6 6 (18.18%) VRRP
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (18.18%) HSRP
6 6 (18.18%) VLAN
7 5 (15.15%) ADSL
7 5 (15.15%) VoIP
8 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.18%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Network Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Voice Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Network Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) e-Health
2 5 (15.15%) IVR
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) CentOS
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
1 1 (3.03%) Linux
1 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Load Balancing
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (15.15%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 4 (12.12%) Change Management
3 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.12%) Fault Management
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Validation
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Change Control
5 1 (3.03%) ITSM
5 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
3 9 (27.27%) CCNA
4 8 (24.24%) CCNP
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) CCSA
6 6 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) CCSE
7 3 (9.09%) CCIE
7 3 (9.09%) CCIP
7 3 (9.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Snort
2 2 (6.06%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) NFS
3 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.03%) OVSD
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Juniper
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 6 (18.18%) Nokia
5 5 (15.15%) Remedy
5 5 (15.15%) Avaya
5 5 (15.15%) CA
6 3 (9.09%) Computacenter
6 3 (9.09%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 1 (3.03%) VMware
8 1 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp