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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 134 146 157
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 31 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.92% 1.08% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 2.46% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 51 17
Median daily rate £500 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
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
1409 2566 2578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.91% 43.80% 44.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1081 1895 1760
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 59 53
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.47% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £34.00 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.31 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.25% +4.60%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 29 (58.00%) Finance
4 21 (42.00%) Juniper
4 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
5 20 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (30.00%) DHCP
9 14 (28.00%) CCNP
10 13 (26.00%) DNS
10 13 (26.00%) Network Security
11 12 (24.00%) Palo Alto
12 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
12 11 (22.00%) Network Design
12 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (22.00%) VPN
13 10 (20.00%) Project Management
13 10 (20.00%) BGP
13 10 (20.00%) Change Management
13 10 (20.00%) BIG-IP
13 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
14 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
14 9 (18.00%) OSPF
15 8 (16.00%) WAN
15 8 (16.00%) ITIL
15 8 (16.00%) Windows
15 8 (16.00%) Riverbed

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 (6.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
2 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (2.00%) JBoss
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) IaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (62.00%) Firewall
2 20 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (32.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (30.00%) DHCP
5 13 (26.00%) DNS
5 13 (26.00%) Network Security
6 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.00%) VPN
7 10 (20.00%) BGP
7 10 (20.00%) BIG-IP
7 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (18.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (18.00%) OSPF
9 8 (16.00%) WAN
10 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
10 7 (14.00%) HSRP
10 7 (14.00%) Wireless
11 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (12.00%) WAAS
11 6 (12.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) VisualVM
2 1 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (58.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Legal
4 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.00%) Law
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (6.00%) Security Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Consultant
5 2 (4.00%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Network Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Middleware
2 3 (6.00%) Web Services
3 2 (4.00%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.00%) SOAP
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) .NET
4 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Flex
4 1 (2.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) JMS
4 1 (2.00%) JMX
4 1 (2.00%) Node.js
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) WebCenter
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
4 1 (2.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.00%) PKI
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Fintech
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) YubiKey
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.00%) Grid Computing
5 1 (2.00%) MPEG
5 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Linux
3 5 (10.00%) Unix
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) CatOS
6 1 (2.00%) CentOS
6 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Network Design
2 10 (20.00%) Change Management
2 10 (20.00%) Project Management
3 9 (18.00%) Load Balancing
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 6 (12.00%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 4 (8.00%) High Availability
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
7 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.00%) Change Control
8 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (6.00%) Information Security
8 3 (6.00%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) Java
2 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (6.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C++
4 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) Korn
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (38.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) CCNP
3 5 (10.00%) CCIE
4 4 (8.00%) CCNA
5 3 (6.00%) Degree
5 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.00%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.00%) CCA
7 1 (2.00%) CCSA
7 1 (2.00%) CCSE
7 1 (2.00%) CCSP
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.00%) MCP
7 1 (2.00%) MCSE
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Docker
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) KVM
4 1 (2.00%) NFS
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.00%) oVirt
4 1 (2.00%) Snort
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Puppet
2 3 (6.00%) Ansible
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) SCCM
4 1 (2.00%) Cacti
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.00%) Cobbler
4 1 (2.00%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) OpenView
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (2.00%) Pingdom
4 1 (2.00%) Salt
4 1 (2.00%) TrustSec
4 1 (2.00%) yum
Vendors
1 42 (84.00%) Cisco
2 21 (42.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (42.00%) Juniper
3 12 (24.00%) Palo Alto
4 11 (22.00%) Blue Coat
5 8 (16.00%) Riverbed
6 7 (14.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (14.00%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.00%) SolarWinds
7 6 (12.00%) Aruba
7 6 (12.00%) FireEye
7 6 (12.00%) TippingPoint
7 6 (12.00%) Tufin
7 6 (12.00%) VMware
8 5 (10.00%) Brocade
8 5 (10.00%) LogLogic
8 5 (10.00%) Radianz
9 4 (8.00%) Citrix
9 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.00%) Oracle
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