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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 59 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 19 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.98% 1.81% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 4.15% 4.01% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £450 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £388 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £468 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £347 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.91% -10.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
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
458 548 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 47.61% 44.99% 41.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 241 259
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £222 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 38
Median hourly rate £9.50 £20.19 £15.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.93% +29.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.08 £40.00 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.46 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.83% +8.58%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +3 15 £450 - 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
5 12 (50.00%) Internet
5 12 (50.00%) VPN
5 12 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 12 (50.00%) SSL
6 11 (45.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (37.50%) IronPort
8 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (37.50%) Citrix
9 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (33.33%) Project Management
9 8 (33.33%) DNS
9 8 (33.33%) B2B
9 8 (33.33%) FTP
9 8 (33.33%) Oracle
9 8 (33.33%) Migration
9 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (33.33%) NetScaler
9 8 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
9 8 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
9 8 (33.33%) Network Security
9 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
9 8 (33.33%) ProjectWise
9 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business

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 8 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.17%) Apache
2 1 (4.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.17%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) ProjectWise
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (70.83%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (50.00%) Internet
3 12 (50.00%) SSL
3 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 11 (45.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (41.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
6 8 (33.33%) FTP
6 8 (33.33%) NetScaler
6 8 (33.33%) Network Security
6 8 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 6 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (20.83%) TCP/IP
8 5 (20.83%) Wireless
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
9 1 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (4.17%) Wireless Security
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
3 6 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) Network Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Security Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) Information Specialist
6 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Middleware Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
1 4 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (4.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
1 5 (20.83%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) B2B
1 8 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
1 8 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
2 4 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Perl
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) CCSE
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.50%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 12 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 9 (37.50%) Citrix
4 9 (37.50%) IronPort
4 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 8 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
7 5 (20.83%) Sourcefire
8 4 (16.67%) ArcSight
8 4 (16.67%) FireEye
8 4 (16.67%) GFI Software
8 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
8 4 (16.67%) Juniper
8 4 (16.67%) LogRhythm
8 4 (16.67%) Rapid7
8 4 (16.67%) Symantec
8 4 (16.67%) TippingPoint
9 1 (4.17%) Red Hat