The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 June 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 140 157 164
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 20 57 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.60% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 2.30% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 46 20
Median daily rate £488 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £253 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
F5
London

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1339 2483 2630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.26% 42.52% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1027 1849 1827
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 65 39
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% -10.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.95 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £45.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the City of London region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for F5.

1 31 (86.11%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 15 (41.67%) Finance
5 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (33.33%) Network Security
7 11 (30.56%) Juniper
8 10 (27.78%) CCNP
8 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (25.00%) WAN
9 9 (25.00%) DHCP
9 9 (25.00%) VPN
10 8 (22.22%) Banking
10 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
11 7 (19.44%) HSRP
11 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
11 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
11 7 (19.44%) Network Design
11 7 (19.44%) BGP
11 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
12 6 (16.67%) Project Management
12 6 (16.67%) OSPF
12 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 6 (16.67%) LAN
12 6 (16.67%) ITIL
12 6 (16.67%) Change Management
12 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
12 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.78%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.78%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) IaaS
1 1 (2.78%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (33.33%) Network Security
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (25.00%) DHCP
5 9 (25.00%) VPN
5 9 (25.00%) WAN
6 8 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (19.44%) BGP
7 7 (19.44%) EIGRP
7 7 (19.44%) HSRP
8 6 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (16.67%) LAN
8 6 (16.67%) OSPF
8 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
9 5 (13.89%) DNS
10 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
10 4 (11.11%) IPsec
10 4 (11.11%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) DB2
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (41.67%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Legal
4 3 (8.33%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Architect
4 3 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Network Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) Middleware
1 2 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (2.78%) Node.js
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (2.78%) REST
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
2 1 (2.78%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) MPEG
3 1 (2.78%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.78%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.78%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Linux
3 2 (5.56%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.78%) CatOS
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
1 7 (19.44%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Project Management
3 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.33%) Low Latency
4 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 3 (8.33%) Service Management
4 3 (8.33%) Time Management
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Network Management
5 2 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (8.33%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.78%) Korn
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (27.78%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCIE
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (5.56%) CCSE
5 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) CCA
6 1 (2.78%) CCSA
6 1 (2.78%) CCSP
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.56%) Snort
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Docker
3 1 (2.78%) KVM
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (2.78%) oVirt
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.78%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (5.56%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.78%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.78%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Nagios
2 1 (2.78%) OpenView
2 1 (2.78%) Pingdom
2 1 (2.78%) Proventia
2 1 (2.78%) Salt
2 1 (2.78%) TrustSec
2 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 11 (30.56%) Juniper
4 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
4 7 (19.44%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.89%) Riverbed
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) Avaya
6 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.33%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Aruba
8 2 (5.56%) HP
8 2 (5.56%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle
8 2 (5.56%) Radianz
8 2 (5.56%) TippingPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Tufin
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