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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 57 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 34 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.48% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 1.96% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate
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£475 £330 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.93% -19.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £330 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £330 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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
628 509 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 45.77% 42.63% 39.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 263 207
Average daily rate £388 £343 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +3.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 35
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.85 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £16.57 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
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 28 August 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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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 -2 16 £438 +32.57% 2
High Wycombe - 8 £480 - 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (44.23%) CCNP
3 23 (44.23%) LAN
3 23 (44.23%) WAN
4 19 (36.54%) CCNA
4 19 (36.54%) Wireless
5 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
5 18 (34.62%) VPN
6 16 (30.77%) Firewall
7 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
8 12 (23.08%) Windows
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (21.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
9 11 (21.15%) Linux
9 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
9 11 (21.15%) OSPF
9 11 (21.15%) BGP
9 11 (21.15%) Finance
10 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
10 9 (17.31%) Network Design
10 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
10 9 (17.31%) WLAN
10 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
10 9 (17.31%) Cisco Prime
11 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (15.38%) High Availability
11 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (15.38%) JBoss
1 8 (15.38%) Apache
1 8 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 8 (15.38%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.92%) Lync
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (44.23%) LAN
1 23 (44.23%) WAN
2 19 (36.54%) Wireless
3 18 (34.62%) VPN
4 16 (30.77%) Firewall
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
6 11 (21.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (21.15%) TCP/IP
6 11 (21.15%) OSPF
6 11 (21.15%) BGP
7 9 (17.31%) WLAN
8 8 (15.38%) MPLS
8 8 (15.38%) BIG-IP
8 8 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (11.54%) HSRP
9 6 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
9 6 (11.54%) VRRP
9 6 (11.54%) Unified Communications
9 6 (11.54%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Network Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (7.69%) Consultant
7 4 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (5.77%) Network Consultant
8 3 (5.77%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.85%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 1 (1.92%) Administrator
10 1 (1.92%) Network Support Engineer
10 1 (1.92%) Technical Architect
10 1 (1.92%) Systems Administrator
10 1 (1.92%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) J2EE
1 8 (15.38%) Middleware
2 6 (11.54%) CSS
3 3 (5.77%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Clustering
2 6 (11.54%) e-Health
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) EPoS
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Linux
3 8 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.85%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 9 (17.31%) Network Design
3 8 (15.38%) Network Management
3 8 (15.38%) High Availability
3 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.69%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (7.69%) Programme Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (7.69%) Information Assurance
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.77%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.77%) Validation
6 3 (5.77%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.77%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (3.85%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) Perl
1 8 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.77%) Java
2 3 (5.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (44.23%) CCNP
3 19 (36.54%) CCNA
4 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
5 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
6 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (11.54%) CCDP
8 5 (9.62%) CCIE
9 4 (7.69%) CCSE
10 3 (5.77%) CCIP
11 1 (1.92%) CCDA
11 1 (1.92%) CCSP
11 1 (1.92%) MCP
11 1 (1.92%) MCSE
11 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
11 1 (1.92%) MCTS
11 1 (1.92%) Degree
11 1 (1.92%) ISEB
11 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) SLA
1 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.77%) Snort
4 2 (3.85%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) UAG
5 1 (1.92%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.92%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.54%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.85%) SCCM
4 2 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (1.92%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.92%) OVSD
5 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 42 (80.77%) Cisco
2 15 (28.85%) CheckPoint
3 9 (17.31%) Blue Coat
4 8 (15.38%) Juniper
4 8 (15.38%) VMware
5 7 (13.46%) Sourcefire
6 6 (11.54%) CA
7 5 (9.62%) Avaya
7 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
8 4 (7.69%) HP
9 3 (5.77%) Citrix
9 3 (5.77%) NetScout
9 3 (5.77%) IronPort
10 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.85%) NetApp
11 1 (1.92%) Veeam
11 1 (1.92%) Symantec
11 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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