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 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 62 59 63
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing F5 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.72% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 0.92% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£288 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +11.62%
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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
381 327 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.90% 43.31% 42.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 131 131
Average daily rate £335 £363 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.58% +5.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £210 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 25 46
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.45 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £36.85 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Clustering
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) EMC
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
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