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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 43 67 78
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 33 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.52% 0.30% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 7.86% 0.72% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 1 5
Median daily rate £419 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £550 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
420 417 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.78% 42.04% 46.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 211 281
Median daily rate £388 £390 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +11.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 16
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £10.87 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.15 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 29 £438 -20.45% 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (56.00%) Firewall
4 24 (48.00%) CCNA
5 21 (42.00%) WAN
5 21 (42.00%) CCNP
6 19 (38.00%) VPN
7 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
8 17 (34.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
9 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
9 16 (32.00%) VoIP
10 15 (30.00%) Ethernet
11 13 (26.00%) LAN
11 13 (26.00%) Avaya
11 13 (26.00%) Juniper
11 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
11 13 (26.00%) IVR
11 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 12 (24.00%) DNS
13 11 (22.00%) ITIL
13 11 (22.00%) MPLS
13 11 (22.00%) Remedy
13 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
13 11 (22.00%) Workflow
14 10 (20.00%) Wireless
14 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
14 10 (20.00%) Citrix

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 28 (56.00%) Firewall
2 21 (42.00%) WAN
3 19 (38.00%) VPN
4 17 (34.00%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (32.00%) VoIP
6 15 (30.00%) Ethernet
7 13 (26.00%) LAN
8 12 (24.00%) DNS
8 12 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 11 (22.00%) MPLS
10 10 (20.00%) Wireless
11 9 (18.00%) BGP
11 9 (18.00%) Network Security
12 8 (16.00%) OSPF
13 7 (14.00%) ADSL
14 6 (12.00%) EIGRP
14 6 (12.00%) FCoE
14 6 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
14 6 (12.00%) TACACS
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Billing
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Analyst
1 20 (40.00%) Network Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Information Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (26.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (26.00%) IVR
3 7 (14.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (12.00%) e-Health
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.00%) Windows
2 6 (12.00%) Unix
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) ITIL
1 11 (22.00%) Workflow
2 10 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 3 (6.00%) Information Security
5 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (6.00%) ITSM
5 3 (6.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (6.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 3 (6.00%) Virtual Environments
5 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (6.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) Network Design
6 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (48.00%) CCNA
3 21 (42.00%) CCNP
4 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
5 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (12.00%) CCSA
6 6 (12.00%) CCSE
7 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.00%) MCP
8 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.00%) CCA
9 1 (2.00%) CCAA
9 1 (2.00%) CCDA
9 1 (2.00%) CCDP
9 1 (2.00%) CCVP
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
3 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (12.00%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (6.00%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.00%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 46 (92.00%) Cisco
2 13 (26.00%) Avaya
2 13 (26.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (26.00%) Juniper
3 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
3 11 (22.00%) Remedy
4 10 (20.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) Nokia
6 6 (12.00%) CA
7 4 (8.00%) Aruba
7 4 (8.00%) Genesys
7 4 (8.00%) Intel Security
7 4 (8.00%) VMware
8 3 (6.00%) ArcSight
8 3 (6.00%) FireEye
8 3 (6.00%) GFI Software
8 3 (6.00%) LogRhythm
8 3 (6.00%) Rapid7
8 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
8 3 (6.00%) Sourcefire