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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 35 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 25 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.96% 2.15% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 7.58% 3.84% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Median daily rate £463 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £425 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
F5
East of England

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
330 365 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.30% 56.07% 54.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 177 241
Median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 16
Median hourly rate £15.50 £21.00 £15.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.19% +34.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £7.97 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.84 £36.00 £30.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 7 £463 -6.56%
Stevenage - 5 £434 -
Welwyn - 4 - -
Watford -4 2 - -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, 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 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) CheckPoint
2 23 (65.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (48.57%) DNS
5 15 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 15 (42.86%) BIG-IP
6 14 (40.00%) MPLS
7 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Juniper
10 8 (22.86%) Banking
10 8 (22.86%) Firewall
10 8 (22.86%) Network Security
11 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (20.00%) IPsec
12 6 (17.14%) CCIE
12 6 (17.14%) Web Services
12 6 (17.14%) Hybrid Cloud
12 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
12 6 (17.14%) Product Management
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 6 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
13 5 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
13 5 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
13 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (17.14%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 19 (54.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (48.57%) DNS
4 15 (42.86%) BIG-IP
5 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (22.86%) Firewall
7 8 (22.86%) Network Security
8 7 (20.00%) IPsec
9 4 (11.43%) BGP
9 4 (11.43%) LAN
9 4 (11.43%) WAN
10 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (8.57%) OSPF
11 2 (5.71%) ATM
11 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.71%) DHCP
11 2 (5.71%) IOS XR
11 2 (5.71%) NX-OS
11 2 (5.71%) VPN
General
1 8 (22.86%) Banking
2 4 (11.43%) Law
2 4 (11.43%) Retail
3 3 (8.57%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Network Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Network Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Network Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (14.29%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (2.86%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Product Management
1 6 (17.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 5 (14.29%) Converged Infrastructure
2 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 3 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 2 (5.71%) Information Security
4 2 (5.71%) Presales
5 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
5 1 (2.86%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.14%) CCIE
3 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) CCNP
5 2 (5.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Cisco
2 23 (65.71%) CheckPoint
3 15 (42.86%) Blue Coat
4 9 (25.71%) Juniper
5 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.86%) Huawei
6 1 (2.86%) Remedy
6 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.86%) VMware