The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 106 105 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing F5 23 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 1.13% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% 2.24% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 17 13
Median daily rate £483 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £301 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +52.77%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1179 1383 1440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.77% 50.51% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 757 698
Median daily rate £410 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.37% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 111 115
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.27 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.93 £41.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.56
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.53%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

F5
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Hertfordshire +13 20 £483 +28.66%
Suffolk - 2 £500 - 2
Bedfordshire 0 1 £263 -36.36% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 East of England region with a requirement for F5.

1 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 20 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 18 (47.37%) BIG-IP
5 17 (44.74%) Firewall
6 16 (42.11%) MPLS
6 16 (42.11%) Blue Coat
7 14 (36.84%) Finance
8 8 (21.05%) Wireless
8 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (18.42%) Banking
10 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 6 (15.79%) CCNP
10 6 (15.79%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) ATM
11 5 (13.16%) LAN
11 5 (13.16%) CCNA
11 5 (13.16%) HP
11 5 (13.16%) WAN
11 5 (13.16%) Brocade
12 4 (10.53%) Splunk
12 4 (10.53%) VMware
12 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 4 (10.53%) CCIE
12 4 (10.53%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (2.63%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (52.63%) DNS
2 19 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 19 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 18 (47.37%) BIG-IP
3 18 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 17 (44.74%) Firewall
5 16 (42.11%) MPLS
6 8 (21.05%) Wireless
7 7 (18.42%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (13.16%) ATM
8 5 (13.16%) LAN
8 5 (13.16%) WAN
9 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
10 3 (7.89%) Network Security
10 3 (7.89%) VLAN
10 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (7.89%) Wireshark
11 2 (5.26%) 4G
11 2 (5.26%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Law
4 2 (5.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.63%) French Language
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Voice Network Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Architect
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) IP Network Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Lync Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Network Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Technical Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Unix Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
1 1 (2.63%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Unix
3 2 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 3 (7.89%) High Availability
2 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
3 2 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (2.63%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Information Security
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Network Management
4 1 (2.63%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.63%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) AWK
1 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.63%) Java
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) Ruby
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (15.79%) CCNP
3 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) CCIE
5 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) COBIT
2 1 (2.63%) HIPAA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.63%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.63%) Puppet
1 1 (2.63%) QRadar
1 1 (2.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 28 (73.68%) Cisco
2 20 (52.63%) CheckPoint
3 16 (42.11%) Blue Coat
4 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 5 (13.16%) Brocade
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Splunk
6 4 (10.53%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) Aruba
7 3 (7.89%) Citrix
7 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 3 (7.89%) Meraki
7 3 (7.89%) NetApp
7 3 (7.89%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Nortel
9 1 (2.63%) Oracle
9 1 (2.63%) Riverbed
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