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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 151 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 50 39 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.91% 0.62% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.18% 1.40% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 22
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £493 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £401 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
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
2290 2785 2857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.80% 44.51% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1672 1955 2006
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 81
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.54% -8.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015, 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.

1 102 (82.93%) Cisco
2 82 (66.67%) Firewall
3 65 (52.85%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (47.97%) CheckPoint
5 52 (42.28%) CCNP
6 45 (36.59%) Juniper
7 44 (35.77%) Load Balancing
8 42 (34.15%) OSPF
9 40 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (30.89%) Finance
11 37 (30.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 36 (29.27%) BGP
13 32 (26.02%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (26.02%) Network Security
13 32 (26.02%) BIG-IP
14 30 (24.39%) DNS
14 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
15 29 (23.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
16 26 (21.14%) Linux
17 25 (20.33%) LAN
17 25 (20.33%) Banking
18 23 (18.70%) VMware
19 22 (17.89%) VPN
19 22 (17.89%) ITIL
20 21 (17.07%) Windows
20 21 (17.07%) Citrix
21 20 (16.26%) CCSE
22 19 (15.45%) WAN
23 18 (14.63%) CCNA

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 7 (5.69%) IIS
2 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (0.81%) Lync
2 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) RMDS
1 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.81%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.81%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (66.67%) Firewall
2 42 (34.15%) OSPF
3 40 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
4 37 (30.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 36 (29.27%) BGP
6 32 (26.02%) Cisco IOS
6 32 (26.02%) Network Security
6 32 (26.02%) BIG-IP
7 30 (24.39%) DNS
7 30 (24.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 29 (23.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 25 (20.33%) LAN
10 22 (17.89%) VPN
11 19 (15.45%) WAN
12 17 (13.82%) DHCP
12 17 (13.82%) TCP/IP
13 15 (12.20%) MPLS
14 14 (11.38%) VLAN
14 14 (11.38%) NetScreen
15 13 (10.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.81%) SQLPlus
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) MSI
1 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (30.89%) Finance
2 25 (20.33%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Marketing
4 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.44%) Retail
4 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.63%) Games
5 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.81%) Advertising
6 1 (0.81%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (40.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (15.45%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.20%) Network Specialist
4 13 (10.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (10.57%) Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Network Security Specialist
5 11 (8.94%) Security Specialist
6 10 (8.13%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Architect
9 5 (4.07%) NOC Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Cisco Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Voice Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Communications Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
10 4 (3.25%) Analyst
11 3 (2.44%) Security Consultant
11 3 (2.44%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) XMPP
2 2 (1.63%) Web Services
2 2 (1.63%) Middleware
3 1 (0.81%) Rendezvous
3 1 (0.81%) MAPI
3 1 (0.81%) XML
3 1 (0.81%) CSS
3 1 (0.81%) .NET
3 1 (0.81%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Thin Client
1 12 (9.76%) Fat Client
2 11 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.44%) PKI
4 1 (0.81%) DTV
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) BBC
4 1 (0.81%) Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.81%) Online Games
4 1 (0.81%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
4 1 (0.81%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Linux
2 21 (17.07%) Windows
3 15 (12.20%) UNIX
4 10 (8.13%) Solaris
5 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (35.77%) Load Balancing
2 22 (17.89%) ITIL
3 13 (10.57%) E-Commerce
4 9 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (6.50%) Mentoring
5 8 (6.50%) Network Management
5 8 (6.50%) Change Management
5 8 (6.50%) Project Management
6 7 (5.69%) Low Latency
7 5 (4.07%) Migration
7 5 (4.07%) Line Management
7 5 (4.07%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.25%) SIEM
8 4 (3.25%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 4 (3.25%) Network Design
9 3 (2.44%) Service Management
9 3 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.44%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.63%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.76%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) C
3 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.07%) Perl
4 3 (2.44%) Python
4 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.81%) C#
5 1 (0.81%) Java
5 1 (0.81%) VBScript
5 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 65 (52.85%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (42.28%) CCNP
3 20 (16.26%) CCSE
4 18 (14.63%) CCNA
5 15 (12.20%) CCIE
6 7 (5.69%) CISSP
7 6 (4.88%) CCSA
8 3 (2.44%) CCSP
8 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.63%) CISM
10 1 (0.81%) PMP
10 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.81%) CCIP
10 1 (0.81%) MCSE
10 1 (0.81%) MCSA
10 1 (0.81%) Degree
10 1 (0.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.69%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.25%) vSphere
3 4 (3.25%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.63%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.63%) XenApp
4 2 (1.63%) XenServer
4 2 (1.63%) vCloud
4 2 (1.63%) Snort
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.81%) Xen
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.81%) UAG
5 1 (0.81%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
1 6 (4.88%) Netcool
2 5 (4.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (3.25%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.25%) SCCM
3 4 (3.25%) OPNET
4 3 (2.44%) SCOM
5 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.81%) OpenView
5 1 (0.81%) WMI
5 1 (0.81%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.81%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 102 (82.93%) Cisco
2 59 (47.97%) CheckPoint
3 45 (36.59%) Juniper
4 29 (23.58%) Blue Coat
5 23 (18.70%) VMware
6 21 (17.07%) Citrix
7 14 (11.38%) HP
8 13 (10.57%) Infoblox
9 12 (9.76%) Imperva
10 10 (8.13%) Oracle
11 9 (7.32%) IBM
11 9 (7.32%) Fortinet
12 8 (6.50%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.50%) Microsoft
13 7 (5.69%) McAfee
13 7 (5.69%) Sourcefire
13 7 (5.69%) Riverbed
14 6 (4.88%) EMC
15 4 (3.25%) Aruba
15 4 (3.25%) BT
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