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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 135 127 110
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Contract jobs citing F5 10 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.32% 0.67% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.71% 1.52% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£413 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £276 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £500 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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
1409 1381 1103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.17% 44.02% 46.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 783 784 488
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 139 115
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 4 £600 +20.00% 4
Bedfordshire +13 3 £381 -4.68%
Essex - 2 £375 - 2
Cambridgeshire -11 1 £315 +9.56%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (72.50%) Cisco ASA
4 24 (60.00%) Firewall
5 23 (57.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 22 (55.00%) CCNP
7 19 (47.50%) Juniper
7 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
8 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
9 14 (35.00%) VMware
10 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
10 12 (30.00%) Wireless
10 12 (30.00%) HP
10 12 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (27.50%) Finance
12 10 (25.00%) Citrix
12 10 (25.00%) CCNA
12 10 (25.00%) ITIL
12 10 (25.00%) Network Security
13 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
13 8 (20.00%) EMC
13 8 (20.00%) DNS
13 8 (20.00%) DHCP
14 7 (17.50%) Windows
14 7 (17.50%) Linux
14 7 (17.50%) vSphere
14 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
14 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
15 6 (15.00%) Network Design
15 6 (15.00%) Fortinet

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 29 (72.50%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (60.00%) Firewall
3 23 (57.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (30.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (30.00%) Wireless
5 10 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (20.00%) DHCP
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
7 7 (17.50%) NetScaler
8 6 (15.00%) Internet
9 5 (12.50%) BGP
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 5 (12.50%) VoIP
9 5 (12.50%) SAN
10 4 (10.00%) OSPF
10 4 (10.00%) BIG-IP
10 4 (10.00%) WAN
10 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 4 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
11 3 (7.50%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (27.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 4 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Security Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.50%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Environment Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 19 (47.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
1 7 (17.50%) Linux
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.50%) Debian
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 10 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (15.00%) Change Management
3 6 (15.00%) Network Design
4 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) High Availability
4 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.50%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
5 1 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.50%) CRM
5 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.50%) SOA
5 1 (2.50%) Service Management
5 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (55.00%) CCNP
3 10 (25.00%) CCNA
4 5 (12.50%) CCDP
4 5 (12.50%) HP ASE
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (10.00%) CCIE
6 3 (7.50%) CCSP
6 3 (7.50%) CCSE
6 3 (7.50%) HP MASE
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIP
6 3 (7.50%) JNCIE
7 2 (5.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (2.50%) Degree
8 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.50%) vSphere
3 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.50%) ProxySG
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.00%) Xen
6 1 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.50%) RANCID
2 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (47.50%) Juniper
3 18 (45.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (35.00%) VMware
5 12 (30.00%) HP
6 10 (25.00%) Citrix
7 8 (20.00%) EMC
8 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
9 6 (15.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.00%) Riverbed
10 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
10 5 (12.50%) Oracle
11 4 (10.00%) Dell
11 4 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (10.00%) 3PAR
11 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
12 3 (7.50%) Infoblox
12 3 (7.50%) Aruba
12 3 (7.50%) Sourcefire
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £300.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday