The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 37 38 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 19 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.25% 2.41% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.69% 4.27% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 11
Median daily rate £456 £498 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.29% -0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £488 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
247 328 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.29% 56.45% 57.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 163 206
Median daily rate £425 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.95% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £7.32 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.26 £36.00 £32.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 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
Welwyn Garden City -9 7 £475 -13.24%
Stevenage - 5 £300 - 1
Welwyn - 2 - -
Watford +1 1 - - 1
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 31 (73.81%) CheckPoint
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 25 (59.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 24 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 23 (54.76%) Blue Coat
6 22 (52.38%) DNS
7 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
8 15 (35.71%) Firewall
8 15 (35.71%) MPLS
9 12 (28.57%) Juniper
9 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (23.81%) Banking
11 10 (23.81%) Network Security
12 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
13 7 (16.67%) IPsec
13 7 (16.67%) CCIE
14 6 (14.29%) Web Services
14 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
14 6 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (14.29%) Product Management
14 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
14 6 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
15 5 (11.90%) Converged Infrastructure
15 5 (11.90%) VCE vBlock
15 5 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 24 (57.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 22 (52.38%) DNS
4 16 (38.10%) BIG-IP
5 15 (35.71%) Firewall
5 15 (35.71%) MPLS
6 12 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (23.81%) Network Security
8 7 (16.67%) IPsec
9 4 (9.52%) LAN
9 4 (9.52%) WAN
10 3 (7.14%) ATM
10 3 (7.14%) BGP
10 3 (7.14%) OSPF
11 2 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (4.76%) DHCP
11 2 (4.76%) IOS XR
11 2 (4.76%) NX-OS
11 2 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 10 (23.81%) Banking
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Law
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
3 5 (11.90%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Check Point Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Specialist
5 3 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 6 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (11.90%) VCE vBlock
4 4 (9.52%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Product Management
1 6 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (11.90%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (11.90%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
4 2 (4.76%) Information Security
4 2 (4.76%) Presales
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.38%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) SIEM
5 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (16.67%) CCIE
4 3 (7.14%) CCNP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 31 (73.81%) CheckPoint
2 29 (69.05%) Cisco
3 23 (54.76%) Blue Coat
4 12 (28.57%) Juniper
5 5 (11.90%) Remedy
6 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.38%) Huawei
7 1 (2.38%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.38%) VMware
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £300 per day
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