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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
London / City of London
Rank 132 131 136
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing F5 17 20 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.62% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 1.56% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 43
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £365 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £475 £449
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
1205 1279 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.31% 39.96% 42.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 909 953 1603
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £621 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% -9.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £9.40 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £27.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 26 (63.41%) Cisco
2 21 (51.22%) Firewall
3 18 (43.90%) Finance
4 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (34.15%) CCNP
6 13 (31.71%) Juniper
7 12 (29.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (29.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
8 11 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
9 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
9 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
9 10 (24.39%) WAN
9 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
10 9 (21.95%) Windows
10 9 (21.95%) OSPF
10 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
10 9 (21.95%) Aruba
11 8 (19.51%) BGP
11 8 (19.51%) DNS
11 8 (19.51%) Citrix
11 8 (19.51%) Banking
11 8 (19.51%) Wireless
12 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
12 7 (17.07%) LAN
12 7 (17.07%) DHCP
12 7 (17.07%) ITIL
12 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (17.07%) Network Security

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 3 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) AWS CloudFormation
2 2 (4.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.44%) Akamai
3 1 (2.44%) IaaS
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.44%) Office 365
3 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) Firewall
2 12 (29.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 12 (29.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (26.83%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (24.39%) BIG-IP
4 10 (24.39%) TCP/IP
4 10 (24.39%) WAN
5 9 (21.95%) OSPF
6 8 (19.51%) BGP
6 8 (19.51%) DNS
6 8 (19.51%) Wireless
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (17.07%) DHCP
7 7 (17.07%) HSRP
7 7 (17.07%) LAN
7 7 (17.07%) Network Security
8 6 (14.63%) EIGRP
9 5 (12.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (12.20%) IPsec
9 5 (12.20%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) MariaDB
1 3 (7.32%) MySQL
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Jenkins
2 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (7.32%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) MSI
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (43.90%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 3 (7.32%) Financial Institution
3 3 (7.32%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (9.76%) Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Network Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Data Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) DBA
4 3 (7.32%) Network Architect
4 3 (7.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) LAMP
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) Ajax
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.44%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) JSON
3 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 4 (9.76%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 6 (14.63%) Change Management
3 6 (14.63%) Project Management
4 5 (12.20%) Problem Management
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) Network Design
5 4 (9.76%) Network Management
5 4 (9.76%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
6 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 2 (4.88%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
3 3 (7.32%) Perl
3 3 (7.32%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (34.15%) CCNP
3 5 (12.20%) CCIE
4 4 (9.76%) Degree
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCSE
5 1 (2.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) PCI DSS
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) XenApp
2 2 (4.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
2 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 3 (7.32%) Galera Cluster
2 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.88%) Forum Sentry
3 2 (4.88%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (2.44%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.44%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Cisco
2 13 (31.71%) Juniper
3 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 10 (24.39%) Palo Alto
4 9 (21.95%) Aruba
5 8 (19.51%) Citrix
6 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
7 6 (14.63%) VMware
8 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
8 5 (12.20%) Riverbed
8 5 (12.20%) SolarWinds
9 4 (9.76%) Tufin
10 3 (7.32%) Arista
10 3 (7.32%) FireEye
10 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
10 3 (7.32%) Meraki
10 3 (7.32%) NetScout
10 3 (7.32%) TippingPoint
11 2 (4.88%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (4.88%) Splunk
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