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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 122 111 128
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Contract jobs citing F5 19 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.67% 0.54% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.18% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 1
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£375 £268 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% -30.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
1332 1102 1316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.92% 45.44% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 562 636
Average daily rate £350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £138 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 148 164
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +2 13 £500 +75.43% 6
Essex - 3 £240 - 3
Cambridgeshire -12 1 - - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £270 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 17 (44.74%) Firewall
3 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (31.58%) SAN
5 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 11 (28.95%) Oracle
7 10 (26.32%) SQL
7 10 (26.32%) CCNA
8 9 (23.68%) EMC
8 9 (23.68%) Middleware
8 9 (23.68%) Solaris
8 9 (23.68%) WAN
8 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (18.42%) LAN
9 7 (18.42%) Windows
9 7 (18.42%) ITIL
9 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
10 6 (15.79%) Finance
10 6 (15.79%) VMware
10 6 (15.79%) UNIX
10 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
10 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
11 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (13.16%) vSphere
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.16%) DNS
11 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.16%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.53%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.63%) IIS
4 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.63%) Lync
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (44.74%) Firewall
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (31.58%) SAN
4 9 (23.68%) WAN
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.42%) LAN
6 5 (13.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (13.16%) DNS
6 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.16%) Wireless
7 4 (10.53%) MPLS
7 4 (10.53%) VPN
7 4 (10.53%) DHCP
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) SSL
8 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 3 (7.89%) Network Security
9 2 (5.26%) Wireshark
10 1 (2.63%) ATM
10 1 (2.63%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) NoSQL
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Architect
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 1 (2.63%) Junior
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) Middleware
2 1 (2.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) WAP
2 1 (2.63%) CGI
2 1 (2.63%) SAML
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) CLARiiON
2 2 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) SecurID
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) Solaris
3 7 (18.42%) Windows
4 6 (15.79%) UNIX
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.26%) Debian
7 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
2 7 (18.42%) ITIL
3 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.89%) Project Management
4 3 (7.89%) Change Management
5 2 (5.26%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.26%) Information Security
5 2 (5.26%) Quality Management
5 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.63%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (26.32%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (39.47%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (13.16%) CCNP
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.63%) ISEB
System Software
1 5 (13.16%) vSphere
1 5 (13.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) ISA Server
3 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.63%) Snort
4 1 (2.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.63%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Cisco
2 11 (28.95%) Oracle
3 9 (23.68%) EMC
4 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
5 6 (15.79%) VMware
6 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.16%) HP
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
8 3 (7.89%) Dell
8 3 (7.89%) BMC
8 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.89%) Brocade
8 3 (7.89%) 3PAR
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.26%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.26%) McAfee
9 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.63%) Symantec
10 1 (2.63%) Websense
10 1 (2.63%) Avaya
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