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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / East of England
Rank 98 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 25 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.16% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 2.46% 2.62% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 14 15
Median daily rate £450 £453 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.55% -9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £395 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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
1017 1107 1243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.39% 47.21% 48.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 596 711
Median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 119 115
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £50.68 £35.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +3 19 £456 -8.29% 2
Suffolk - 3 £575 - 4
Essex -4 2 £350 -18.84%
Bedfordshire 0 1 £415 -2.35%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 42 (71.19%) Cisco
2 37 (62.71%) CheckPoint
3 30 (50.85%) Firewall
4 26 (44.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 25 (42.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 23 (38.98%) Blue Coat
6 23 (38.98%) DNS
7 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (33.90%) Network Security
8 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (30.51%) Juniper
9 18 (30.51%) BIG-IP
10 15 (25.42%) MPLS
11 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
12 12 (20.34%) BGP
12 12 (20.34%) OSPF
12 12 (20.34%) WAN
12 12 (20.34%) LAN
13 11 (18.64%) CCNP
13 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
14 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
14 10 (16.95%) Banking
15 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
16 8 (13.56%) IPsec
16 8 (13.56%) Information Security
16 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
16 8 (13.56%) CISSP

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 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (50.85%) Firewall
2 26 (44.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 25 (42.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 23 (38.98%) DNS
5 20 (33.90%) Network Security
6 19 (32.20%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (30.51%) BIG-IP
8 15 (25.42%) MPLS
9 12 (20.34%) BGP
9 12 (20.34%) LAN
9 12 (20.34%) OSPF
9 12 (20.34%) WAN
10 11 (18.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (13.56%) IPsec
11 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
12 6 (10.17%) Spanning Tree
12 6 (10.17%) tcpdump
12 6 (10.17%) Wireshark
13 3 (5.08%) DHCP
13 3 (5.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) AppScan
General
1 10 (16.95%) Banking
2 6 (10.17%) Finance
3 4 (6.78%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Network Engineer
2 15 (25.42%) Consultant
3 13 (22.03%) Security Consultant
4 12 (20.34%) Network Specialist
5 7 (11.86%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (6.78%) Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Network Architect
7 4 (6.78%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Security Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco Specialist
8 3 (5.08%) Firewall Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) Web Services
2 2 (3.39%) JSP
3 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (18.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (10.17%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (8.47%) VCE vBlock
5 4 (6.78%) Wiki
6 1 (1.69%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.69%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) AIX
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
2 2 (3.39%) Solaris
2 2 (3.39%) Unix
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 9 (15.25%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.56%) Information Security
4 7 (11.86%) Network Management
4 7 (11.86%) SIEM
5 6 (10.17%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (10.17%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (10.17%) Product Management
5 6 (10.17%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (8.47%) Converged Infrastructure
6 5 (8.47%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.39%) Presales
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Six Sigma
9 1 (1.69%) Demand Management
9 1 (1.69%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) Java
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (18.64%) CCNP
3 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (13.56%) CCIE
4 8 (13.56%) CISSP
5 2 (3.39%) CCNA
5 2 (3.39%) CEH
5 2 (3.39%) CISM
6 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.39%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.69%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Nessus
2 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.39%) QRadar
3 1 (1.69%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.69%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.69%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.69%) PowerCLI
3 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 42 (71.19%) Cisco
2 37 (62.71%) CheckPoint
3 23 (38.98%) Blue Coat
4 18 (30.51%) Juniper
5 8 (13.56%) Splunk
6 6 (10.17%) ArcSight
6 6 (10.17%) Fortinet
6 6 (10.17%) LogLogic
6 6 (10.17%) LogRhythm
7 5 (8.47%) Remedy
7 5 (8.47%) Tripwire
7 5 (8.47%) VMware
8 2 (3.39%) Huawei
8 2 (3.39%) NetApp
8 2 (3.39%) Oracle
8 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.69%) SolarWinds
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