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 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 139 151 182
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +31
Contract jobs citing F5 18 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.90% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 2.15% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 22
Average daily rate £416 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £302 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £568 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £401
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +65.40%
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
1390 2279 2749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.82% 41.68% 44.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1670 1933
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 49 49
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -20.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 April 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 29 April 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 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (44.74%) Finance
5 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
5 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (31.58%) Network Security
7 11 (28.95%) BGP
8 10 (26.32%) OSPF
8 10 (26.32%) CCNP
8 10 (26.32%) WAN
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
9 9 (23.68%) VPN
9 9 (23.68%) Juniper
10 8 (21.05%) DHCP
10 8 (21.05%) LAN
10 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
10 8 (21.05%) Banking
10 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
11 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
11 7 (18.42%) HSRP
11 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
11 7 (18.42%) Windows
11 7 (18.42%) SAN
12 6 (15.79%) Linux
12 6 (15.79%) Java
12 6 (15.79%) Legal
12 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 (5.26%) Cloud Foundry
1 2 (5.26%) Node.js
1 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
1 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.63%) JBoss
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (31.58%) Network Security
4 11 (28.95%) BGP
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (26.32%) OSPF
5 10 (26.32%) WAN
6 9 (23.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (23.68%) VPN
7 8 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (21.05%) DHCP
7 8 (21.05%) EIGRP
7 8 (21.05%) LAN
8 7 (18.42%) HSRP
8 7 (18.42%) SAN
9 6 (15.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (13.16%) DNS
10 5 (13.16%) MPLS
10 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 4 (10.53%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Legal
4 4 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 3 (7.89%) Law
6 1 (2.63%) Electronics
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.63%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Network Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) .NET
2 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Flex
2 1 (2.63%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) RSS
2 1 (2.63%) SOAP
2 1 (2.63%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) Hedge funds
2 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) iPhone
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) MPEG
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Streaming Media
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) CatOS
5 1 (2.63%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.16%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Change Management
3 4 (10.53%) ITIL
4 3 (7.89%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (7.89%) DevOps
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.26%) API Development
5 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.26%) High Availability
5 2 (5.26%) Line Management
5 2 (5.26%) Low Latency
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Open Source
5 2 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) Java
2 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
2 4 (10.53%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) C++
3 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) Korn
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.63%) Ruby
3 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNP
3 4 (10.53%) CCIE
3 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCSE
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) JNCIP
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.26%) NFS
2 2 (5.26%) Snort
2 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.63%) Docker
3 1 (2.63%) KVM
3 1 (2.63%) oVirt
3 1 (2.63%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.26%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) BladeLogic
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.63%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.63%) Cobbler
3 1 (2.63%) Nagios
3 1 (2.63%) Pingdom
3 1 (2.63%) Proventia
3 1 (2.63%) Salt
3 1 (2.63%) TrustSec
3 1 (2.63%) yum
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.68%) Juniper
4 7 (18.42%) Blue Coat
4 7 (18.42%) Fortinet
5 6 (15.79%) Riverbed
6 4 (10.53%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.53%) Palo Alto
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Avaya
7 3 (7.89%) HP
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Google
8 2 (5.26%) Infoblox
8 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (2.63%) Apple
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Nokia
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