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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 74 63 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.12% 0.72% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 1.58% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
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£315 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.56% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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
365 380 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 43.04% 45.78% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 205 130
Average daily rate £400 £335 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £150 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 59 27
Average hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015. 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
Cambridge -8 1 £315 +8.15%
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) DNS
3 8 (72.73%) DHCP
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (63.64%) vSphere
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) HP
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
6 5 (45.45%) Debian
6 5 (45.45%) CLARiiON
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (45.45%) EMC
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 5 (45.45%) Change Management
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Oracle
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DHCP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (72.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (54.55%) Wireless
3 5 (45.45%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) BIG-IP
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) VoIP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Environment Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) CLARiiON
2 3 (27.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (45.45%) Debian
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 4 (36.36%) Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (45.45%) CCNA
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (36.36%) CCNP
3 4 (36.36%) CCIE
4 3 (27.27%) CCSP
4 3 (27.27%) CCDP
4 3 (27.27%) CCSE
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
4 3 (27.27%) JNCIE
4 3 (27.27%) HP ASE
4 3 (27.27%) HP MASE
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) HP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) EMC
3 5 (45.45%) Oracle
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) 3PAR
4 4 (36.36%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 3 (27.27%) Riverbed
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper