The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 29 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.78% - 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 4.44% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
F5
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
90 105 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 40.00% 42.86% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 46
Median daily rate £428 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £117 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 13
Median hourly rate £17.00 £31.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.60% +95.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.45 £48.71 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Dorset region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

F5
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 4 £400 -
F5
South West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for F5.

1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 16 (84.21%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 16 (84.21%) Puppet
3 15 (78.95%) Nagios
4 13 (68.42%) Perl
4 13 (68.42%) ITIL
4 13 (68.42%) Python
5 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
6 8 (42.11%) BCP
6 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
6 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
6 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
6 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (36.84%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (36.84%) Samba
7 7 (36.84%) VMware
7 7 (36.84%) NAS
7 7 (36.84%) Network Security
7 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (36.84%) IPsec
7 7 (36.84%) Java
7 7 (36.84%) NetApp
7 7 (36.84%) MQSeries
7 7 (36.84%) LDAP
7 7 (36.84%) FTP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 7 (36.84%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) FTP
2 7 (36.84%) HTTP
2 7 (36.84%) HTTPS
2 7 (36.84%) IPsec
2 7 (36.84%) LDAP
2 7 (36.84%) NAS
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
2 7 (36.84%) VPN
3 6 (31.58%) BIG-IP
3 6 (31.58%) tcpdump
3 6 (31.58%) Wireshark
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Unix Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (31.58%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Linux
1 16 (84.21%) Unix
2 7 (36.84%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) BCP
2 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity
2 8 (42.11%) Business Continuity Planning
2 8 (42.11%) Configuration Management
2 8 (42.11%) Load Balancing
2 8 (42.11%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (31.58%) Performance Management
4 4 (21.05%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) Perl
1 13 (68.42%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Samba
1 7 (36.84%) Virtual Machines
1 7 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (84.21%) Puppet
2 15 (78.95%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) Red Hat
2 9 (47.37%) CheckPoint
3 7 (36.84%) NetApp
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 3 (15.79%) Cisco