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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 57 58 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing F5 6 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.88% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.20% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£406 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.25% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £180.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +445.45%
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
375 250 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 55.31% 44.25% 51.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 117 140
Average daily rate £371 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 27 45
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.74 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 3 March 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 - 5 £406 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (22.22%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) HP ASE
5 2 (22.22%) HP MASE
5 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) CCDP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) BIG-IP
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) CLARiiON
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Coaching
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSP
3 2 (22.22%) CCSE
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIP
3 2 (22.22%) JNCIE
3 2 (22.22%) HP ASE
3 2 (22.22%) HP MASE
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 4 (44.44%) Fortinet
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
5 2 (22.22%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) Qualys
5 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 2 (22.22%) 3PAR
5 2 (22.22%) EMC
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle