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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 97 117 112
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing F5 21 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.97% 0.31% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 1.77% 0.69% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 2
Average daily rate £388 £315 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -13.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £315 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £383 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £401
% change year-on-year
- -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +65.40%
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
1185 1015 968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 54.96% 45.33% 48.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 736 567 525
Average daily rate £400 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 70 62
Average hourly rate £29.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.09% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Basingstoke - 2 £300 - 1
Gosport - 2 £400 -
Hook +1 1 £360 +14.28%
Winchester - 1 £325 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (46.67%) Data Centre
4 21 (46.67%) Firewall
5 20 (44.44%) CCNP
6 18 (40.00%) ITIL
7 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (26.67%) Network Security
8 12 (26.67%) WAN
9 11 (24.44%) CCNA
9 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
10 10 (22.22%) LAN
11 9 (20.00%) SSL
11 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 9 (20.00%) Wireless
12 8 (17.78%) IPsec
12 8 (17.78%) HP
12 8 (17.78%) Unix
12 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
13 7 (15.56%) Cyberoam
13 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
13 7 (15.56%) Project Management
13 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
14 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
14 6 (13.33%) Windows
14 6 (13.33%) Oracle
14 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
14 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (53.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 21 (46.67%) Firewall
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (26.67%) Network Security
4 12 (26.67%) WAN
5 10 (22.22%) LAN
6 9 (20.00%) SSL
6 9 (20.00%) Wireless
7 8 (17.78%) IPsec
8 6 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (11.11%) MPLS
9 5 (11.11%) tcpdump
10 4 (8.89%) BGP
10 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
10 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.89%) VoIP
10 4 (8.89%) VPN
11 3 (6.67%) HSRP
11 3 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Artifactory
1 5 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (11.11%) Gradle
1 5 (11.11%) Maven
1 5 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Local Government
3 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Architect
2 7 (15.56%) Design Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) IP Design Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) IP Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Network Support
5 3 (6.67%) Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Flex
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
3 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.11%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.67%) LPAR
3 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Unix
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) AIX
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Capacity Management
3 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
3 7 (15.56%) Project Management
4 6 (13.33%) Network Management
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 5 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) ITSM
5 5 (11.11%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Security
6 4 (8.89%) Network Design
6 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 3 (6.67%) Computer Security
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C
1 5 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (2.22%) C++
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (44.44%) CCNP
3 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
4 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.11%) Degree
5 5 (11.11%) HND
6 1 (2.22%) CCDA
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) CCIE
6 1 (2.22%) CCVP
6 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 8 (17.78%) HP
3 7 (15.56%) Cyberoam
4 6 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.11%) Informatica
5 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
6 4 (8.89%) Brocade
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.67%) IBM
7 3 (6.67%) Juniper
7 3 (6.67%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.44%) Nokia
8 2 (4.44%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.44%) Sourcefire
9 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.22%) VMware