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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 48 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 18 9 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.16% 0.73% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.63% 1.67% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 8
Median daily rate £475 £550 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £550 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
389 538 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 46.59% 43.81% 44.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 231 272
Median daily rate £425 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 24 60
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.89 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.05% +29.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.11 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.45 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +29 18 £475 -13.63%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 18 (60.00%) VPN
2 18 (60.00%) Firewall
3 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (43.33%) Wireless
6 12 (40.00%) CCNA
7 11 (36.67%) WAN
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
8 10 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) Juniper
9 8 (26.67%) VoIP
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (26.67%) Network Security
10 7 (23.33%) Information Security
10 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
10 7 (23.33%) Sourcefire
10 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
10 7 (23.33%) SSL
10 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) MPLS
10 7 (23.33%) OSPF
10 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
10 7 (23.33%) BGP
10 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
11 6 (20.00%) 802.1X

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) Firewall
1 18 (60.00%) VPN
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (43.33%) Wireless
4 11 (36.67%) WAN
5 10 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (26.67%) Network Security
6 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 8 (26.67%) VoIP
7 7 (23.33%) BGP
7 7 (23.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (23.33%) LAN
7 7 (23.33%) MPLS
7 7 (23.33%) OSPF
7 7 (23.33%) SSL
8 6 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (13.33%) EIGRP
10 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) GIS
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Analyst
1 9 (30.00%) Network Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Information Specialist
4 4 (13.33%) Network Operations Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (13.33%) e-Health
3 4 (13.33%) IVR
4 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (3.33%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Information Security
1 7 (23.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) DNA
6 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) Network Design
6 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.33%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (40.00%) CCNA
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.67%) CCDA
6 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) CCA
7 1 (3.33%) CCAA
7 1 (3.33%) CCVP
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) Nexpose
2 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 4 (13.33%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (6.67%) SCCM
5 1 (3.33%) AppDNA
5 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) Juniper
3 7 (23.33%) Blue Coat
3 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
3 7 (23.33%) Sourcefire
4 6 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 6 (20.00%) FireEye
4 6 (20.00%) GFI Software
4 6 (20.00%) LogRhythm
4 6 (20.00%) Rapid7
4 6 (20.00%) Symantec
4 6 (20.00%) TippingPoint
5 5 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 4 (13.33%) Avaya
6 4 (13.33%) CA
7 3 (10.00%) Aruba
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (6.67%) Citrix
8 2 (6.67%) VMware