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 2 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 61 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.94% 0.42% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.02% 0.98% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£291 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £28.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+78.57% -11.11%
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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
346 306 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 46.32% 42.50% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 126 97
Average daily rate £300 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £512 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 18 39
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.37 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.05%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
2 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Debian
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Technical Support
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) CLARiiON
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) vSphere
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) EMC
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) 3PAR
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 1 (12.50%) Citrix