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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 113 102 112
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.29% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 0.53% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£344 £270 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.31% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £262 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £354 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £31.50
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
1086 941 1061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 51.84% 54.84% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 521 507
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £230 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 78 104
Average hourly rate £21.50 £27.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.57 £12.88 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-0.18% +2.70%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Southampton -13 1 £450 +69.81% 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Eastleigh - - - - 3
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
5 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) SAN
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) Huawei
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
7 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (20.00%) ITIL
7 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 4 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Junos
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) IPv6
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) LAN
5 1 (10.00%) SMS
5 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
1 2 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) VB
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (10.00%) CCIE
4 1 (10.00%) CCNP
4 1 (10.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 2 (20.00%) Huawei
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
6 1 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) IBM
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Websense
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) JBoss
6 1 (10.00%) TippingPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (10.00%) BEA