The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 110 114 90
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing F5 2 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.096% 0.18% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.34% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Average daily rate £364 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £357 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £415 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1005 878 962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 48.41% 51.47% 52.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 514 460
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 92 104
Average hourly rate £28.00 £19.63 £27.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.67% -29.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.83 £11.75 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
F5
South East

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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton - 1 £383 - 1
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
3 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 3 (42.86%) SMTP
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
4 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
4 3 (42.86%) SIEM
4 3 (42.86%) FWSM
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) CCNA
6 1 (14.29%) CCDP
6 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
6 1 (14.29%) Imperva
6 1 (14.29%) WAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) BIG-IP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) SNMP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) FWSM
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Security Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) IT Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Service Design Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Assurance
1 3 (42.86%) SIEM
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Riverbed
4 1 (14.29%) Imperva
4 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire