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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 107 139 132
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 25 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.98% 0.42% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.00% 0.87% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 6
Median daily rate £488 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
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
1250 1493 1341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 48.79% 47.81% 45.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 681 872 718
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 132 150
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +27 13 £455 -24.16% 1
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
Bedfordshire +4 5 £320 -14.66% 2
Essex +4 1 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) BIG-IP
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
4 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 19 (44.19%) DNS
6 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
6 18 (41.86%) Firewall
7 17 (39.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 16 (37.21%) Blue Coat
9 15 (34.88%) VMware
9 15 (34.88%) MPLS
10 13 (30.23%) Finance
10 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (25.58%) Wireless
12 10 (23.26%) WAN
12 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
13 9 (20.93%) CCNP
13 9 (20.93%) Linux
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
14 8 (18.60%) Unix
14 8 (18.60%) LAN
14 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (16.28%) Windows
15 7 (16.28%) Java
16 6 (13.95%) Banking
16 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (13.95%) Network Security
16 6 (13.95%) Oracle
16 6 (13.95%) AIX

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 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.65%) iPlanet
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) iTunes
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) BIG-IP
2 23 (53.49%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (48.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (44.19%) DNS
5 18 (41.86%) Firewall
6 17 (39.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 15 (34.88%) MPLS
8 13 (30.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (25.58%) Wireless
10 10 (23.26%) WAN
11 8 (18.60%) LAN
12 6 (13.95%) Network Security
13 5 (11.63%) BGP
13 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
14 4 (9.30%) ATM
14 4 (9.30%) Cisco Wireless
14 4 (9.30%) VoIP
15 3 (6.98%) EIGRP
15 3 (6.98%) FCoE
15 3 (6.98%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 3 (6.98%) Law
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.33%) French Language
5 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Consultant
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Network Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Network Specialist
6 4 (9.30%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Wireless Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) WAN Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Security Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) JSP
2 3 (6.98%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.65%) J2EE
4 1 (2.33%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) Clustering
2 1 (2.33%) CMDB
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Unix
3 7 (16.28%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Load Balancing
2 6 (13.95%) ITIL
2 6 (13.95%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (13.95%) Six Sigma
3 5 (11.63%) ITIL V3
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Network Design
4 3 (6.98%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.65%) Change Control
5 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.65%) High Availability
5 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Information Security
6 1 (2.33%) Network Planning
6 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Java
2 1 (2.33%) AWK
2 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.33%) Perl
2 1 (2.33%) Python
2 1 (2.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) CCNP
1 9 (20.93%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.95%) CCNA
3 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.98%) CCDA
4 3 (6.98%) CCDP
4 3 (6.98%) CCIE
4 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) JSP 440
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) EMC NetWorker
1 3 (6.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) Puppet
2 1 (2.33%) QRadar
2 1 (2.33%) Salt
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 18 (41.86%) CheckPoint
3 16 (37.21%) Blue Coat
4 15 (34.88%) VMware
5 6 (13.95%) Oracle
5 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
5 6 (13.95%) Sun
6 5 (11.63%) Palo Alto
7 4 (9.30%) Brocade
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix
7 4 (9.30%) HP
7 4 (9.30%) Juniper
7 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
8 3 (6.98%) Aruba
8 3 (6.98%) IronPort
8 3 (6.98%) Meraki
8 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
8 3 (6.98%) Splunk
9 2 (4.65%) BEA
10 1 (2.33%) Apple
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