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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 132 132 113
Rank change year-on-year
0 -19
Contract jobs citing F5 13 16 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% 0.53% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.91% 1.20% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 9
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£375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £283 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £485 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.20%
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
1425 1336 1083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.34% 43.88% 45.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 821 728 487
Average daily rate £350 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.09% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 149 120
Average hourly rate £18.00 £24.31 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.95% +7.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.25 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.16%

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 3 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 3 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
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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
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £314 +16.74%
Bedfordshire +13 3 £381 -4.68%
Hertfordshire -10 3 £600 +26.31% 5
Essex -11 2 £375 -3.22%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 3 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 49 (87.50%) Cisco
2 38 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (64.29%) Firewall
4 31 (55.36%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (53.57%) CCNP
6 25 (44.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
7 24 (42.86%) Juniper
8 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
9 16 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 15 (26.79%) Network Security
10 15 (26.79%) Wireless
10 15 (26.79%) VMware
11 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 13 (23.21%) Finance
13 12 (21.43%) HP
14 11 (19.64%) Citrix
14 11 (19.64%) DNS
14 11 (19.64%) DHCP
14 11 (19.64%) ITIL
14 11 (19.64%) Linux
15 10 (17.86%) Internet
15 10 (17.86%) CCNA
15 10 (17.86%) CCDP
16 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
16 9 (16.07%) EMC
16 9 (16.07%) Windows
16 9 (16.07%) Network Design
17 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
17 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 3 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 36 (64.29%) Firewall
2 31 (55.36%) Cisco ASA
3 25 (44.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 16 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (26.79%) Network Security
5 15 (26.79%) Wireless
6 11 (19.64%) DHCP
6 11 (19.64%) DNS
7 10 (17.86%) Internet
8 8 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.50%) VPN
9 7 (12.50%) VoIP
9 7 (12.50%) BGP
9 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
10 6 (10.71%) WAN
10 6 (10.71%) NetScaler
11 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (8.93%) SAN
11 5 (8.93%) OSPF
12 4 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (23.21%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.64%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Network Architect
4 7 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Security Consultant
7 4 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
1 2 (3.57%) HTML5
2 1 (1.79%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) CLARiiON
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.64%) Linux
2 9 (16.07%) Windows
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.93%) Debian
4 3 (5.36%) Solaris
5 2 (3.57%) UNIX
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 9 (16.07%) Network Design
4 7 (12.50%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) SIEM
6 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.57%) High Availability
6 2 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
6 2 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (3.57%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.79%) Scrum
7 1 (1.79%) Information Security
7 1 (1.79%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.79%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) R
Qualifications
1 38 (67.86%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (53.57%) CCNP
3 10 (17.86%) CCNA
3 10 (17.86%) CCDP
4 6 (10.71%) CCIE
5 5 (8.93%) CCSE
5 5 (8.93%) HP ASE
5 5 (8.93%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.14%) HP MASE
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIP
6 4 (7.14%) JNCIE
6 4 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
1 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) vSphere
3 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) ProxySG
5 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.57%) Xen
6 1 (1.79%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
3 1 (1.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.79%) RANCID
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) Cisco
2 24 (42.86%) Juniper
3 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
4 15 (26.79%) VMware
5 12 (21.43%) HP
6 11 (19.64%) Citrix
7 9 (16.07%) EMC
8 8 (14.29%) Fortinet
9 7 (12.50%) Blue Coat
9 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 6 (10.71%) Riverbed
11 5 (8.93%) SolarWinds
11 5 (8.93%) Oracle
11 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
12 4 (7.14%) Dell
12 4 (7.14%) Infoblox
12 4 (7.14%) Sourcefire
12 4 (7.14%) 3PAR
12 4 (7.14%) Dell Compellent
13 3 (5.36%) Aruba
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