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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 61 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 21 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.67% 0.39% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.78% 0.92% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 2
Average daily rate
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£330 £500 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £460 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £500 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 -
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
555 434 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.05% 42.67% 48.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 282 203 214
Average daily rate £338 £350 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 41
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 +14 20 £330 -34.00%
Aylesbury - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Marlow - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 19 (55.88%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 14 (41.18%) WAN
5 13 (38.24%) LAN
5 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
5 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
6 9 (26.47%) Juniper
6 9 (26.47%) CCNA
6 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
7 8 (23.53%) CCNP
8 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
8 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
8 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
8 7 (20.59%) Network Management
8 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (17.65%) Information Assurance
9 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
9 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
9 6 (17.65%) TACACS
9 6 (17.65%) Citrix
9 6 (17.65%) Nokia
9 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (17.65%) CCSA
9 6 (17.65%) CCSE
10 5 (14.71%) Banking
10 5 (14.71%) e-Health

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (20.59%) MS Exchange
1 7 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
1 5 (14.71%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (55.88%) Firewall
2 14 (41.18%) WAN
3 13 (38.24%) LAN
4 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
5 6 (17.65%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (17.65%) TACACS
5 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (14.71%) ADSL
6 5 (14.71%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) MPLS
6 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.76%) Internet
8 3 (8.82%) OSPF
8 3 (8.82%) BGP
8 3 (8.82%) VRRP
8 3 (8.82%) VLAN
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) Network Security
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
1 5 (14.71%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Analyst
1 10 (29.41%) Network Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Network Manager
4 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Voice Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Manager
7 1 (2.94%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.71%) IVR
2 5 (14.71%) e-Health
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Network Management
2 6 (17.65%) Performance Management
2 6 (17.65%) Information Assurance
3 5 (14.71%) Workflow
3 5 (14.71%) Performance Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
4 4 (11.76%) Change Management
4 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
2 9 (26.47%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP
4 7 (20.59%) DV Cleared
5 6 (17.65%) CCSA
5 6 (17.65%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Snort
2 2 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (8.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (67.65%) Cisco
2 16 (47.06%) Blue Coat
3 13 (38.24%) CheckPoint
4 9 (26.47%) Juniper
5 6 (17.65%) Citrix
5 6 (17.65%) Nokia
6 5 (14.71%) Avaya
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (14.71%) CA
6 5 (14.71%) Remedy
7 3 (8.82%) Computacenter
7 3 (8.82%) Sourcefire
8 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) HP