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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 132 116 178
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +62
Contract jobs citing F5 21 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 1.42% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 3.23% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 20
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £250 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
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
1230 2261 2561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.10% 43.98% 43.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 907 1664 1786
Average daily rate £430 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 45 57
Average hourly rate £24.00 £21.63 £19.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +11.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.08 £13.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £33.60 £31.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 39 (86.67%) Cisco
2 29 (64.44%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (44.44%) Finance
5 18 (40.00%) Juniper
5 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 17 (37.78%) WAN
6 17 (37.78%) BGP
6 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (35.56%) OSPF
8 15 (33.33%) LAN
9 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
10 12 (26.67%) CCNP
11 11 (24.44%) VPN
11 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
11 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
12 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (22.22%) Network Security
12 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 10 (22.22%) Windows
13 9 (20.00%) DHCP
13 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (20.00%) EIGRP
13 9 (20.00%) Banking
13 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
14 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
14 8 (17.78%) Linux
14 8 (17.78%) DNS

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (4.44%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) IIS
1 2 (4.44%) JBoss
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.44%) Node.js
1 2 (4.44%) OpenStack
1 2 (4.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Confluence
2 1 (2.22%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.22%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Relativity
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.22%) Google Apps
2 1 (2.22%) IaaS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (64.44%) Firewall
2 17 (37.78%) BGP
2 17 (37.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (37.78%) WAN
3 16 (35.56%) OSPF
4 15 (33.33%) LAN
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (24.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (24.44%) VPN
7 10 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (22.22%) Network Security
8 9 (20.00%) DHCP
8 9 (20.00%) EIGRP
8 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
9 8 (17.78%) DNS
9 8 (17.78%) HSRP
9 8 (17.78%) SAN
10 7 (15.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) DB2
1 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (44.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Legal
4 5 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.67%) Spanish Language
6 2 (4.44%) Law
7 1 (2.22%) Electronics
7 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Check Point Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Consultant
4 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.67%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Security Specialist
4 3 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Architect
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (2.22%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.44%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 2 (4.44%) CentOS
3 2 (4.44%) Ubuntu
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Android
4 1 (2.22%) Fedora
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) SUSE
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 4 (8.89%) Low Latency
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
3 3 (6.67%) Change Management
3 3 (6.67%) Line Management
3 3 (6.67%) Network Design
3 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) API Development
4 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
4 2 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.44%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (4.44%) DevOps
4 2 (4.44%) E-Commerce
4 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
4 2 (4.44%) Open Source
4 2 (4.44%) Security Architecture
4 2 (4.44%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (4.44%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
1 4 (8.89%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNP
3 6 (13.33%) CCIE
3 6 (13.33%) CCSE
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
4 3 (6.67%) CISSP
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
5 2 (4.44%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) CCEE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Snort
3 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.44%) NFS
4 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.22%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.22%) UAG
5 1 (2.22%) vCloud
5 1 (2.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.22%) XenApp
5 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Proventia
2 3 (6.67%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.44%) Puppet
3 2 (4.44%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.22%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 39 (86.67%) Cisco
2 18 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (40.00%) Juniper
3 11 (24.44%) Blue Coat
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) Palo Alto
6 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (15.56%) Citrix
8 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
9 5 (11.11%) Infoblox
9 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.89%) Sourcefire
11 3 (6.67%) Aruba
11 3 (6.67%) HP
11 3 (6.67%) IBM
11 3 (6.67%) Imperva
12 2 (4.44%) Avaya
12 2 (4.44%) NetApp
12 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
13 1 (2.22%) 3PAR
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