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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 144 164 195
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +31
Contract jobs citing F5 59 39 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.01% 0.66% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.47% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 19 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £305 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.06% -10.75%
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
2512 2655 3138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.95% 45.03% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1866 1849 2198
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 114
Average hourly rate £17.98 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.10% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.50 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £32.01 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 91 (79.13%) Cisco
2 85 (73.91%) Firewall
3 57 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (48.70%) CheckPoint
5 44 (38.26%) Juniper
5 44 (38.26%) CCNP
6 40 (34.78%) OSPF
7 37 (32.17%) BGP
8 36 (31.30%) Finance
9 34 (29.57%) DNS
10 32 (27.83%) LAN
11 31 (26.96%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 30 (26.09%) Load Balancing
12 30 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (25.22%) BIG-IP
13 29 (25.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 28 (24.35%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (22.61%) WAN
16 25 (21.74%) Blue Coat
17 21 (18.26%) Linux
18 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
18 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
19 19 (16.52%) ITIL
19 19 (16.52%) Windows
20 18 (15.65%) DHCP
20 18 (15.65%) Citrix
20 18 (15.65%) Banking
20 18 (15.65%) CCSE
20 18 (15.65%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (4.35%) IIS
2 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.87%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (0.87%) nginx
3 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.87%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (73.91%) Firewall
2 40 (34.78%) OSPF
3 37 (32.17%) BGP
4 34 (29.57%) DNS
5 32 (27.83%) LAN
6 31 (26.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 30 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (25.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 29 (25.22%) BIG-IP
9 28 (24.35%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (22.61%) WAN
11 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 18 (15.65%) DHCP
12 18 (15.65%) Network Security
13 17 (14.78%) VPN
13 17 (14.78%) SSL
14 16 (13.91%) EIGRP
15 14 (12.17%) MPLS
15 14 (12.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (31.30%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Banking
3 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.48%) Marketing
6 3 (2.61%) Advertising
7 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.74%) Electronics
7 2 (1.74%) Retail
7 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.87%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.87%) Legal
8 1 (0.87%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Security Engineer
3 14 (12.17%) Network Specialist
4 10 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Consultant
5 8 (6.96%) Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) Security Specialist
5 8 (6.96%) Network Security Specialist
6 7 (6.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) Administrator
6 7 (6.09%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Architect
7 4 (3.48%) Network Support
7 4 (3.48%) Communications Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (3.48%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (2.61%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) Middleware
1 4 (3.48%) XMPP
2 2 (1.74%) Web Services
3 1 (0.87%) MAPI
3 1 (0.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.96%) Thin Client
2 8 (6.96%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.48%) PKI
4 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.74%) DTV
6 1 (0.87%) BBC
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.87%) Online Games
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.87%) iPhone
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 19 (16.52%) Windows
3 16 (13.91%) UNIX
4 7 (6.09%) Solaris
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.87%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 19 (16.52%) ITIL
3 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
3 9 (7.83%) Project Management
3 9 (7.83%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
5 6 (5.22%) Change Management
5 6 (5.22%) Migration
6 5 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 5 (4.35%) Network Management
7 4 (3.48%) SIEM
7 4 (3.48%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 4 (3.48%) Line Management
8 3 (2.61%) Security Architecture
8 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.74%) Programme Management
9 2 (1.74%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (1.74%) Data Security
9 2 (1.74%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (1.74%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.09%) SQL
2 6 (5.22%) C
3 4 (3.48%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.74%) Perl
5 1 (0.87%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 57 (49.57%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (38.26%) CCNP
3 18 (15.65%) CCSE
4 15 (13.04%) CCNA
5 14 (12.17%) CCIE
6 8 (6.96%) CCSA
7 4 (3.48%) CISSP
8 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.87%) MCSE
9 1 (0.87%) MCSA
9 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.87%) JNCIP
9 1 (0.87%) JNCIE
9 1 (0.87%) Degree
9 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.87%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.48%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.61%) XenApp
4 3 (2.61%) vSphere
5 2 (1.74%) vCloud
5 2 (1.74%) XenServer
5 2 (1.74%) Snort
6 1 (0.87%) Xen
6 1 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.87%) UAG
6 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.35%) Netcool
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (3.48%) OPNET
3 4 (3.48%) SCCM
3 4 (3.48%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (1.74%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.74%) XenMobile
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.87%) OpenView
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 91 (79.13%) Cisco
2 56 (48.70%) CheckPoint
3 44 (38.26%) Juniper
4 25 (21.74%) Blue Coat
5 18 (15.65%) Citrix
6 15 (13.04%) VMware
7 11 (9.57%) HP
8 9 (7.83%) Fortinet
8 9 (7.83%) SolarWinds
8 9 (7.83%) Infoblox
8 9 (7.83%) Imperva
9 8 (6.96%) Riverbed
9 8 (6.96%) Sourcefire
10 7 (6.09%) McAfee
10 7 (6.09%) Oracle
11 6 (5.22%) IBM
11 6 (5.22%) Aruba
12 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.35%) EMC
13 4 (3.48%) Websense
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