The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK / England
Rank 255 306 234
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -72
Contract jobs citing F5 375 344 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.91% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.05% 1.67% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 202 306
Median daily rate £413 £395 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
18280 20545 21716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.29% 43.09% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11494 12490 12665
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £241 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 649 791 904
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in England

F5
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the England region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in England

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in England

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the England region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in England

F5
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
South East +21 109 £420 +19.31% 15
London +20 108 £450 +5.88% 21
North East +17 30 £370 +2.06% 1
North West +39 28 £375 -26.47% 1
Yorkshire -14 27 £425 +13.33% 5
East of England +10 25 £425 -12.82% 6
South West +7 23 £375 +3.44% 5
West Midlands +13 17 £363 -14.70% 7
East Midlands +13 10 £469 +33.92%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 England region with a requirement for F5.

1 600 (78.33%) Cisco
2 480 (62.66%) Firewall
3 313 (40.86%) CheckPoint
4 301 (39.30%) Cisco Certification
5 253 (33.03%) Juniper
6 224 (29.24%) CCNP
7 223 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
8 213 (27.81%) Data Centre
9 209 (27.28%) WAN
10 189 (24.67%) LAN
11 185 (24.15%) Load Balancing
12 175 (22.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 169 (22.06%) Security Cleared
14 164 (21.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 161 (21.02%) Network Security
16 152 (19.84%) SC Cleared
17 144 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 143 (18.67%) Wireless
19 142 (18.54%) ITIL
20 132 (17.23%) Palo Alto
21 129 (16.84%) Blue Coat
22 124 (16.19%) Finance
22 124 (16.19%) DNS
23 122 (15.93%) MPLS
24 121 (15.80%) TCP/IP
25 117 (15.27%) VPN
26 114 (14.88%) BGP
26 114 (14.88%) BIG-IP
27 108 (14.10%) OSPF
28 104 (13.58%) CCIE

F5
Top Related IT Skills in 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 45 (5.87%) WebLogic
2 43 (5.61%) Apache
3 40 (5.22%) Tomcat
4 35 (4.57%) JBoss
5 34 (4.44%) iPlanet
6 27 (3.52%) Oracle Application Server
7 12 (1.57%) IIS
8 11 (1.44%) MS Exchange
9 8 (1.04%) CMS
10 7 (0.91%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (0.65%) Confluence
12 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.65%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (2.09%) MS Office
2 15 (1.96%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.65%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (6.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (4.83%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.09%) Akamai
4 6 (0.78%) GitHub
4 6 (0.78%) Office 365
5 5 (0.65%) IaaS
5 5 (0.65%) PaaS
5 5 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.26%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 480 (62.66%) Firewall
2 223 (29.11%) Cisco ASA
3 209 (27.28%) WAN
4 189 (24.67%) LAN
5 175 (22.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 164 (21.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 161 (21.02%) Network Security
8 144 (18.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 143 (18.67%) Wireless
10 124 (16.19%) DNS
11 122 (15.93%) MPLS
12 121 (15.80%) TCP/IP
13 117 (15.27%) VPN
14 114 (14.88%) BGP
14 114 (14.88%) BIG-IP
15 108 (14.10%) OSPF
16 76 (9.92%) IPsec
17 63 (8.22%) DHCP
18 59 (7.70%) Cisco IOS
19 55 (7.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.26%) SQL Server
2 17 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.17%) MySQL
4 6 (0.78%) BODI
4 6 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (0.52%) MariaDB
7 3 (0.39%) DB2
7 3 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.39%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.26%) Redis
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.13%) Big Data
9 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 16 (2.09%) JIRA
3 8 (1.04%) Git (software)
3 8 (1.04%) Subversion
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
4 6 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.65%) Hudson
5 5 (0.65%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (0.39%) AppScan
6 3 (0.39%) Introscope
6 3 (0.39%) Selenium
7 2 (0.26%) JMeter
7 2 (0.26%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.13%) Ant
8 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.13%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.13%) Maven
8 1 (0.13%) MSI
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 124 (16.19%) Finance
2 60 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 41 (5.35%) Banking
4 15 (1.96%) Retail
5 10 (1.31%) Law
5 10 (1.31%) Legal
6 7 (0.91%) Investment Banking
7 5 (0.65%) Financial Institution
8 4 (0.52%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.26%) Billing
9 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.26%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.13%) Advertising
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) French Language
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 307 (40.08%) Network Engineer
2 104 (13.58%) Cisco Engineer
3 96 (12.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 79 (10.31%) Consultant
5 75 (9.79%) Architect
6 70 (9.14%) Security Engineer
7 62 (8.09%) Analyst
8 59 (7.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 52 (6.79%) Network Architect
10 45 (5.87%) Network Analyst
10 45 (5.87%) Network Consultant
11 44 (5.74%) Network Specialist
11 44 (5.74%) Senior Network Engineer
12 32 (4.18%) Firewall Engineer
13 29 (3.79%) Security Consultant
14 22 (2.87%) Security Specialist
15 20 (2.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (2.61%) Network Support
16 19 (2.48%) Administrator
16 19 (2.48%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (4.83%) J2EE
2 31 (4.05%) 802.1X
3 17 (2.22%) Web Services
4 15 (1.96%) CSS
5 14 (1.83%) Middleware
6 12 (1.57%) .NET
7 6 (0.78%) HTML
7 6 (0.78%) JSP
7 6 (0.78%) XML
8 5 (0.65%) jQuery
9 4 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (0.52%) Ajax
9 4 (0.52%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.52%) LAMP
10 3 (0.39%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (0.39%) MSMQ
10 3 (0.39%) Velocity
10 3 (0.39%) XSL
11 2 (0.26%) Node.js
11 2 (0.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 213 (27.81%) Data Centre
2 58 (7.57%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (5.22%) Computer Science
4 34 (4.44%) Clustering
5 24 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 24 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 17 (2.22%) IVR
7 16 (2.09%) PKI
8 13 (1.70%) Driving Licence
9 10 (1.31%) Hybrid Cloud
9 10 (1.31%) iPad
10 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (1.04%) e-Health
11 8 (1.04%) Wiki
12 6 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
13 5 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.65%) Smart Meter
14 4 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
14 4 (0.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 96 (12.53%) Linux
2 95 (12.40%) Unix
3 86 (11.23%) Windows
4 40 (5.22%) Solaris
5 30 (3.92%) Windows Server
6 26 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (2.22%) AIX
9 16 (2.09%) HPUX
10 14 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (1.31%) SUSE
12 9 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.39%) Android
13 3 (0.39%) Data ONTAP
13 3 (0.39%) Debian
13 3 (0.39%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.26%) CatOS
14 2 (0.26%) CentOS
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (24.15%) Load Balancing
2 142 (18.54%) ITIL
3 100 (13.05%) Network Design
4 61 (7.96%) High Availability
5 57 (7.44%) Service Management
6 51 (6.66%) Migration
7 43 (5.61%) Network Management
8 42 (5.48%) Change Management
9 38 (4.96%) ITSM
10 35 (4.57%) Project Management
11 33 (4.31%) Incident Management
12 32 (4.18%) Service Delivery
13 30 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
14 29 (3.79%) Information Security
15 28 (3.66%) Network Architecture
16 26 (3.39%) Change Control
16 26 (3.39%) Problem Management
17 23 (3.00%) Security Operations
18 22 (2.87%) Mentoring
19 20 (2.61%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.66%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.13%) SQL
3 22 (2.87%) Java
4 20 (2.61%) Python
5 18 (2.35%) Perl
6 9 (1.17%) JavaScript
7 8 (1.04%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.65%) C
8 5 (0.65%) Ruby
9 4 (0.52%) C#
10 3 (0.39%) PHP
10 3 (0.39%) Shell Script
10 3 (0.39%) VBScript
11 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.13%) Go
12 1 (0.13%) Korn
12 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 301 (39.30%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (29.24%) CCNP
3 169 (22.06%) Security Cleared
4 152 (19.84%) SC Cleared
5 104 (13.58%) CCIE
6 100 (13.05%) CCNA
7 51 (6.66%) CCDP
8 49 (6.40%) CCSA
9 48 (6.27%) CCSE
9 48 (6.27%) JNCIA
10 43 (5.61%) Degree
11 38 (4.96%) JNCIE
12 35 (4.57%) CCIP
13 26 (3.39%) HP ASE
13 26 (3.39%) HP MASE
14 18 (2.35%) JNCIP
15 15 (1.96%) CISSP
16 13 (1.70%) JNCIS
17 12 (1.57%) CCSP
18 8 (1.04%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.74%) PCI DSS
2 30 (3.92%) SLA
3 22 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.04%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.65%) JSP 440
6 5 (0.65%) PA-DSS
7 4 (0.52%) QA
8 3 (0.39%) GPG13
9 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
10 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (3.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 17 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 15 (1.96%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.70%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.44%) vSphere
7 8 (1.04%) Firmware
8 7 (0.91%) XenApp
9 6 (0.78%) Docker
9 6 (0.78%) vCloud
10 4 (0.52%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.52%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.52%) XenServer
11 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.13%) Squid
Systems Management
1 67 (8.75%) FortiGate
2 20 (2.61%) Puppet
3 19 (2.48%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.70%) Ansible
6 12 (1.57%) Forum Sentry
6 12 (1.57%) Nagios
6 12 (1.57%) Nexpose
7 10 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
8 9 (1.17%) OpenView
9 8 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
9 8 (1.04%) QRadar
10 6 (0.78%) CA Spectrum
10 6 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (0.65%) Cacti
11 5 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
12 4 (0.52%) Nessus
12 4 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.52%) Opsview
Vendors
1 600 (78.33%) Cisco
2 313 (40.86%) CheckPoint
3 253 (33.03%) Juniper
4 132 (17.23%) Palo Alto
5 129 (16.84%) Blue Coat
6 98 (12.79%) VMware
7 89 (11.62%) Fortinet
8 76 (9.92%) HP
9 73 (9.53%) Riverbed
10 66 (8.62%) Aruba
11 61 (7.96%) Microsoft
12 56 (7.31%) Oracle
13 49 (6.40%) Red Hat
14 47 (6.14%) Citrix
14 47 (6.14%) SolarWinds
15 45 (5.87%) Brocade
16 38 (4.96%) Sun
17 34 (4.44%) Splunk
18 31 (4.05%) Nokia
19 29 (3.79%) Intel Security
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