The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 53 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% - 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £333
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
F5
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
282 373 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 47.39% 51.31% 45.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 204 114
Average daily rate £400 £388 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 28
Average hourly rate £23.75 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.91% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £11.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.65 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Cambridgeshire region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Cambridge - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Splunk
4 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (50.00%) Nagios
4 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
6 2 (25.00%) FireEye
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (25.00%) Puppet
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Apache

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) VoIP
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (12.50%) VPLS
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) WAAS
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Kanban
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) HIPAA
2 1 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) Splunk
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) FireEye
4 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Nortel
5 1 (12.50%) VMware