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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 132 114 134
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +20
Contract jobs citing F5 17 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.56% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 1.22% 1.16% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 -
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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
1392 1124 1439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.96% 46.39% 47.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 523 667
Average daily rate £340 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 153 139
Average hourly rate £20.50 £19.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.15 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -15 10 £500 +33.33% 2
Cambridgeshire -2 6 £295 -
Bedfordshire -20 1 - - 3
Essex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (53.33%) Cisco
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 13 (43.33%) Firewall
3 12 (40.00%) SAN
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (30.00%) Windows
6 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 9 (30.00%) DNS
6 9 (30.00%) VMware
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
8 7 (23.33%) EMC
8 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
8 7 (23.33%) CCNP
8 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (20.00%) Middleware
9 6 (20.00%) DHCP
9 6 (20.00%) VPN
9 6 (20.00%) Solaris
9 6 (20.00%) UNIX
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.00%) Network Security
10 5 (16.67%) vSphere
10 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
10 5 (16.67%) CLARiiON
10 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Firewall
2 12 (40.00%) SAN
3 11 (36.67%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (30.00%) DNS
5 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (20.00%) DHCP
6 6 (20.00%) VPN
6 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (13.33%) LAN
8 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (10.00%) VLAN
9 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (6.67%) DMVPN
10 2 (6.67%) OSPF
10 2 (6.67%) BGP
10 2 (6.67%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) WAP
2 1 (3.33%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 2 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Linux
2 9 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (20.00%) Solaris
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 3 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (6.67%) Line Management
4 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (6.67%) Data Security
4 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CCSE
5 3 (10.00%) MCSE
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (16.67%) vSphere
1 5 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 2 (6.67%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Snort
4 1 (3.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Oracle
4 7 (23.33%) EMC
4 7 (23.33%) CheckPoint
5 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (13.33%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.00%) Infoblox
7 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.00%) HP
7 3 (10.00%) Dell
7 3 (10.00%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 3 (10.00%) 3PAR
8 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.67%) Sophos
8 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
8 2 (6.67%) Imperva
8 2 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.33%) Altiris
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