The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 92 113 104
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -9
Contract jobs citing F5 27 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.42% 0.53% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 1.01% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 4
Average daily rate £352 £375 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1015 1086 870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 53.36% 52.04% 49.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 551 443
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 69 37
Average hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -36.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 6 £375 -
Gosport - 3 £400 -
Southampton +18 2 £338 -3.57% 1
Basingstoke - 1 £350 - 2
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (61.36%) Firewall
4 25 (56.82%) Cisco Nexus
5 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 19 (43.18%) CCNP
6 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (38.64%) WAN
8 16 (36.36%) ITIL
8 16 (36.36%) IPsec
9 15 (34.09%) LAN
10 14 (31.82%) Wireless
11 13 (29.55%) CCNA
12 12 (27.27%) BGP
12 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
13 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
13 11 (25.00%) VPN
13 11 (25.00%) DNS
14 10 (22.73%) MPLS
14 10 (22.73%) Degree
15 9 (20.45%) SSL
15 9 (20.45%) 802.1X
16 8 (18.18%) Palo Alto
16 8 (18.18%) Network Management
16 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
16 8 (18.18%) Network Security
17 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
17 7 (15.91%) Sourcefire

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (61.36%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (43.18%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (38.64%) WAN
5 16 (36.36%) IPsec
6 15 (34.09%) LAN
7 14 (31.82%) Wireless
8 12 (27.27%) BGP
9 11 (25.00%) DNS
9 11 (25.00%) VPN
10 10 (22.73%) MPLS
11 9 (20.45%) SSL
12 8 (18.18%) Network Security
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 7 (15.91%) ADSL
13 7 (15.91%) DHCP
13 7 (15.91%) Ethernet
13 7 (15.91%) ICMP
13 7 (15.91%) SNMP
13 7 (15.91%) X.25
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Architect
2 7 (15.91%) Network Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IP Design Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) IP Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Network Support
5 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Network Design Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
4 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
5 2 (4.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.27%) CESG
6 1 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (18.18%) Network Management
4 7 (15.91%) Project Management
5 6 (13.64%) Capacity Management
6 5 (11.36%) Change Management
6 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.82%) Computer Security
8 3 (6.82%) Information Security
8 3 (6.82%) Network Design
8 3 (6.82%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Security Patching
8 3 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.55%) Change Control
9 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.36%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (43.18%) CCNP
3 13 (29.55%) CCNA
4 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 11 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 10 (22.73%) Degree
7 5 (11.36%) CCIE
7 5 (11.36%) HND
8 4 (9.09%) CCDE
8 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (2.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.27%) MCSA
9 1 (2.27%) MCSE
9 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 38 (86.36%) Cisco
2 8 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 7 (15.91%) CheckPoint
3 7 (15.91%) Cyberoam
3 7 (15.91%) Sourcefire
4 6 (13.64%) Juniper
5 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (9.09%) Nokia
7 3 (6.82%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.55%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.55%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.55%) IronPort
8 2 (4.55%) ProCurve
9 1 (2.27%) Brocade