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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / East of England
Rank 102 106 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing F5 25 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.67% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 1.47% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 7 17
Median daily rate £425 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
951 1089 1307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 43.54% 45.93% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 613 715
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £227 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 100 126
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.60 £57.50 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 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
Hertfordshire -5 15 £300 -38.46% 1
Essex 0 4 £413 -8.33% 1
Suffolk - 4 £575 - 2
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £450 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 of England region with a requirement for F5.

1 36 (69.23%) Cisco
1 36 (69.23%) CheckPoint
2 29 (55.77%) Firewall
3 28 (53.85%) Blue Coat
4 27 (51.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 24 (46.15%) DNS
6 21 (40.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 17 (32.69%) Juniper
7 17 (32.69%) BIG-IP
8 16 (30.77%) MPLS
8 16 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (30.77%) Network Security
9 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
10 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
10 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
11 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (19.23%) Banking
12 8 (15.38%) Remedy
12 8 (15.38%) CCIE
13 7 (13.46%) CCNP
13 7 (13.46%) WAN
13 7 (13.46%) BGP
13 7 (13.46%) Finance
13 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
13 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (11.54%) Wiki
14 6 (11.54%) OSPF
15 5 (9.62%) LAN
16 4 (7.69%) Law
16 4 (7.69%) IPsec

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 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (55.77%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 24 (46.15%) DNS
4 21 (40.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (32.69%) BIG-IP
6 16 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (30.77%) MPLS
6 16 (30.77%) Network Security
7 7 (13.46%) BGP
7 7 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (13.46%) WAN
8 6 (11.54%) OSPF
9 5 (9.62%) LAN
10 4 (7.69%) IPsec
10 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
10 4 (7.69%) VPN
11 3 (5.77%) ATM
11 3 (5.77%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (5.77%) DHCP
11 3 (5.77%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) AppScan
General
1 10 (19.23%) Banking
2 7 (13.46%) Finance
3 4 (7.69%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 1 (1.92%) Legal
5 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.08%) Network Specialist
3 9 (17.31%) Consultant
4 6 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 5 (9.62%) Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Check Point Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Cisco Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Applications Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Blue Coat Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (13.46%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.54%) Wiki
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.92%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) PKI
5 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.92%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.69%) Load Balancing
1 4 (7.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
3 2 (3.85%) Information Security
3 2 (3.85%) Network Design
3 2 (3.85%) Network Management
3 2 (3.85%) Product Management
3 2 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (1.92%) Decision Quality
4 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL
4 1 (1.92%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (1.92%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.92%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.92%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (1.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) SC Cleared
2 11 (21.15%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) CCIE
4 7 (13.46%) CCNP
5 3 (5.77%) CISSP
6 2 (3.85%) CCNA
6 2 (3.85%) CEH
6 2 (3.85%) CISM
7 1 (1.92%) CCSE
7 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.92%) DFS Replication
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.85%) QRadar
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.92%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.92%) Nessus
3 1 (1.92%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.92%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) CheckPoint
1 36 (69.23%) Cisco
2 28 (53.85%) Blue Coat
3 17 (32.69%) Juniper
4 8 (15.38%) Remedy
5 4 (7.69%) VMware
6 3 (5.77%) Citrix
6 3 (5.77%) Splunk
7 2 (3.85%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.85%) HP
7 2 (3.85%) Huawei
7 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 2 (3.85%) Palo Alto
7 2 (3.85%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.92%) Brocade
8 1 (1.92%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.92%) IBM
8 1 (1.92%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.92%) Mitel
8 1 (1.92%) Tripwire