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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Hampshire
Rank 82 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 24 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.42% 0.86% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 1.62% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Median daily rate £410 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £345 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.14
% change year-on-year
- +17.97%

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
959 990 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 56.91% 53.05% 52.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 587 522
Median daily rate £420 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 46 66
Median hourly rate £15.93 £50.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.14% +203.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £55.00 £50.00
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 Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hook - 8 £385 -
Eastleigh - 3 £454 -
Basingstoke +8 2 £501 +43.00% 1
Farnborough -4 2 £400 -7.51%
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 35 (70.00%) Firewall
3 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (50.00%) Juniper
4 25 (50.00%) LAN
4 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
6 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
7 21 (42.00%) WAN
8 19 (38.00%) CCIE
9 18 (36.00%) CCNP
10 14 (28.00%) ITIL
10 14 (28.00%) Network Design
10 14 (28.00%) Riverbed
11 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (22.00%) FortiGate
12 11 (22.00%) Aruba
12 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
12 11 (22.00%) BIG-IP
12 11 (22.00%) Wireless
12 11 (22.00%) HP
13 10 (20.00%) CCIP
13 10 (20.00%) CCDP
13 10 (20.00%) DNS
13 10 (20.00%) CCSA
13 10 (20.00%) CCSE
13 10 (20.00%) JNCIA
13 10 (20.00%) JNCIE
13 10 (20.00%) Degree
13 10 (20.00%) Computer Science

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 3 (6.00%) JBoss
2 2 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (70.00%) Firewall
2 25 (50.00%) LAN
3 21 (42.00%) WAN
4 13 (26.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (22.00%) BIG-IP
5 11 (22.00%) Wireless
6 10 (20.00%) DNS
7 9 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (18.00%) MPLS
7 9 (18.00%) Network Security
8 7 (14.00%) BGP
8 7 (14.00%) DHCP
8 7 (14.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (14.00%) SNMP
9 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (12.00%) OSPF
9 6 (12.00%) SSL
10 5 (10.00%) HSRP
10 5 (10.00%) ICMP
10 5 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) JasperReports
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.00%) Ant
2 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.00%) Gradle
2 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Maven
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.00%) Architect
2 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
3 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Network Support
5 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (2.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
3 1 (2.00%) JAXB
3 1 (2.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.00%) JSF
3 1 (2.00%) REST
3 1 (2.00%) RichFaces
3 1 (2.00%) SOAP
3 1 (2.00%) Spring
3 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (2.00%) Spring Security
3 1 (2.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.00%) XHTML
3 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (10.00%) Cryptography
2 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.00%) Wiki
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
4 1 (2.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
1 14 (28.00%) Network Design
2 9 (18.00%) ITSM
2 9 (18.00%) Service Management
3 7 (14.00%) Network Management
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
5 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 5 (10.00%) Computer Security
5 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.00%) Information Security
5 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 5 (10.00%) Project Management
5 5 (10.00%) Security Patching
6 3 (6.00%) UML
7 2 (4.00%) Change Control
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
1 2 (4.00%) VBScript
2 1 (2.00%) Java
2 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 23 (46.00%) SC Cleared
4 19 (38.00%) CCIE
5 18 (36.00%) CCNP
6 10 (20.00%) CCDP
6 10 (20.00%) CCIP
6 10 (20.00%) CCSA
6 10 (20.00%) CCSE
6 10 (20.00%) Degree
6 10 (20.00%) HP ASE
6 10 (20.00%) HP MASE
6 10 (20.00%) JNCIA
6 10 (20.00%) JNCIE
7 9 (18.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.00%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.00%) Nagios
2 2 (4.00%) Opsview
2 2 (4.00%) QRadar
2 2 (4.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (4.00%) SCSM
3 1 (2.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 25 (50.00%) Juniper
3 22 (44.00%) CheckPoint
4 14 (28.00%) Riverbed
5 11 (22.00%) Aruba
5 11 (22.00%) Fortinet
5 11 (22.00%) HP
6 5 (10.00%) Cyberoam
6 5 (10.00%) VMware
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
7 4 (8.00%) Splunk
8 2 (4.00%) ArcSight
8 2 (4.00%) Brocade
8 2 (4.00%) Gemalto
8 2 (4.00%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) Remedy
8 2 (4.00%) Tripwire