The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / East Midlands
Rank 91 93 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing F5 9 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.67% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.29% 1.52% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 4
Median daily rate £488 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
695 658 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 46.58% 43.84% 42.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 356 308
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £182 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 41 45
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.15 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £38.60 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the East Midlands region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +9 7 £488 +21.87%
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
3 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 6 (40.00%) iPlanet
4 6 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 6 (40.00%) BEA
4 6 (40.00%) Unix
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 6 (40.00%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) Java
4 6 (40.00%) J2EE
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) WebLogic

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 6 (40.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (20.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (6.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) BIG-IP
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 3 (20.00%) LDAP
5 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) FTP
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) NetScreen
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) SSH
6 2 (13.33%) SSL
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) Wireless
6 2 (13.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) J2EE
2 5 (33.33%) JSP
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (6.67%) Middleware
5 1 (6.67%) WAP
5 1 (6.67%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (20.00%) HP Storage
1 3 (20.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (13.33%) Virtual Team
3 1 (6.67%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) AIX
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
1 6 (40.00%) Solaris
1 6 (40.00%) Unix
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (46.67%) Project Management
3 6 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) QMS
5 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Attack Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 1 (6.67%) ETL
7 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Network Design
7 1 (6.67%) Network Management
7 1 (6.67%) Service Design
7 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CCDP
4 2 (13.33%) CCIE
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) JSP 440
2 4 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (6.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (40.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (26.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (20.00%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (13.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (13.33%) OpenView
5 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
5 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) BEA
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Sun
4 5 (33.33%) Symantec
5 4 (26.67%) 3PAR
5 4 (26.67%) EMC
5 4 (26.67%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (20.00%) Juniper
6 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 2 (13.33%) Avaya
7 2 (13.33%) BMC
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos
7 2 (13.33%) NetApp
7 2 (13.33%) Qualys
7 2 (13.33%) Veritas