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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 97 136 130
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 28 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.13% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 0.76% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 12
Median daily rate £490 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £610 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
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
1237 1438 1407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.78% 45.84% 44.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 803 803
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 135 141
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.90 £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 August 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 August 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
Bedfordshire +5 11 £525 +37.70% 4
Hertfordshire +13 10 £453 -24.58% 2
Norfolk - 6 £490 -
Essex +3 1 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 25 (49.02%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (45.10%) Firewall
4 21 (41.18%) BIG-IP
4 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
5 20 (39.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (37.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (33.33%) CCNP
9 16 (31.37%) WAN
9 16 (31.37%) DNS
10 15 (29.41%) LAN
11 14 (27.45%) VMware
11 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
11 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
12 13 (25.49%) Network Security
12 13 (25.49%) Blue Coat
13 12 (23.53%) MPLS
14 11 (21.57%) BGP
15 10 (19.61%) Wireless
15 10 (19.61%) Finance
16 9 (17.65%) OSPF
16 9 (17.65%) Juniper
16 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
17 8 (15.69%) Linux
17 8 (15.69%) Wireshark
17 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (15.69%) Network Management
17 8 (15.69%) Splunk

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 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.92%) iPlanet
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (45.10%) Firewall
3 21 (41.18%) BIG-IP
4 20 (39.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (37.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 16 (31.37%) DNS
6 16 (31.37%) WAN
7 15 (29.41%) LAN
8 13 (25.49%) Network Security
9 12 (23.53%) MPLS
10 11 (21.57%) BGP
11 10 (19.61%) Wireless
12 9 (17.65%) OSPF
12 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 8 (15.69%) Wireshark
14 6 (11.76%) Spanning Tree
15 5 (9.80%) tcpdump
16 4 (7.84%) Cisco Wireless
16 4 (7.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Law
3 3 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) French Language
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 11 (21.57%) Consultant
3 9 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Network Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) LAN Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.92%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) JSP
2 4 (7.84%) Web Services
3 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
4 2 (3.92%) J2EE
5 1 (1.96%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (7.84%) VCE vBlock
3 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Unix
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 6 (11.76%) AIX
3 6 (11.76%) Solaris
3 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.69%) Network Management
3 7 (13.73%) Information Security
3 7 (13.73%) SIEM
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 6 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (9.80%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.80%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Project Management
6 4 (7.84%) Converged Infrastructure
6 4 (7.84%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (7.84%) Product Management
6 4 (7.84%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (5.88%) Network Design
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
8 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) AWK
2 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.96%) Perl
2 1 (1.96%) Python
2 1 (1.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (33.33%) CCNP
3 7 (13.73%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) CISSP
4 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) CCDA
6 3 (5.88%) CCDP
6 3 (5.88%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) Degree
7 1 (1.96%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (9.80%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.96%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) Nessus
2 3 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
2 3 (5.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (1.96%) QRadar
3 1 (1.96%) Salt
3 1 (1.96%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (80.39%) Cisco
2 21 (41.18%) CheckPoint
3 14 (27.45%) VMware
4 13 (25.49%) Blue Coat
5 9 (17.65%) Juniper
6 8 (15.69%) Splunk
7 6 (11.76%) LogRhythm
7 6 (11.76%) Oracle
7 6 (11.76%) Red Hat
7 6 (11.76%) Sun
8 5 (9.80%) ArcSight
8 5 (9.80%) LogLogic
8 5 (9.80%) Palo Alto
9 4 (7.84%) Citrix
9 4 (7.84%) Fortinet
9 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
9 4 (7.84%) Tripwire
10 3 (5.88%) Brocade
10 3 (5.88%) HP
10 3 (5.88%) IronPort
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