The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 265 260 275
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing F5 172 177 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.78% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.87% 1.72% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 142 77
Median daily rate £475 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £286 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £548 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9181 10286 10157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.43% 43.59% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6234 6812 6394
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 259 219
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £52.17 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in London

F5
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in London

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in London

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in London

F5
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London +17 33 £500 +17.64% 6
Croydon -6 11 £470 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Canary Wharf +5 1 - -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 London region with a requirement for F5.

1 196 (67.35%) Cisco
2 191 (65.64%) Firewall
3 133 (45.70%) Juniper
4 109 (37.46%) CheckPoint
5 101 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
6 87 (29.90%) Load Balancing
7 84 (28.87%) Network Security
8 83 (28.52%) Cisco ASA
8 83 (28.52%) CCNP
9 77 (26.46%) Data Centre
10 72 (24.74%) Finance
10 72 (24.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 70 (24.05%) Palo Alto
12 68 (23.37%) TCP/IP
13 67 (23.02%) VPN
14 66 (22.68%) BIG-IP
15 64 (21.99%) WAN
16 61 (20.96%) BGP
17 59 (20.27%) Linux
18 58 (19.93%) Wireless
19 57 (19.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 53 (18.21%) LAN
21 51 (17.53%) DNS
22 47 (16.15%) ITIL
23 46 (15.81%) Windows
24 44 (15.12%) Change Management
24 44 (15.12%) IPsec
25 43 (14.78%) Blue Coat
26 42 (14.43%) Network Design
26 42 (14.43%) MPLS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 17 (5.84%) IIS
2 15 (5.15%) Tomcat
3 12 (4.12%) JBoss
4 9 (3.09%) Apache
5 8 (2.75%) OpenStack
6 7 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 5 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.72%) nginx
8 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.69%) iPlanet
9 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.34%) Confluence
10 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (2.75%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.69%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.84%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.75%) IaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Play
6 1 (0.34%) IBM PureFlex
6 1 (0.34%) iTunes
6 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 191 (65.64%) Firewall
2 84 (28.87%) Network Security
3 83 (28.52%) Cisco ASA
4 72 (24.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 68 (23.37%) TCP/IP
6 67 (23.02%) VPN
7 66 (22.68%) BIG-IP
8 64 (21.99%) WAN
9 61 (20.96%) BGP
10 58 (19.93%) Wireless
11 57 (19.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 53 (18.21%) LAN
13 51 (17.53%) DNS
14 44 (15.12%) IPsec
15 42 (14.43%) MPLS
15 42 (14.43%) OSPF
16 35 (12.03%) DHCP
17 34 (11.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 32 (11.00%) LDAP
19 30 (10.31%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.47%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.44%) DB2
3 6 (2.06%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.37%) MySQL
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
6 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 7 (2.41%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.41%) Jenkins
1 7 (2.41%) Sonatype Nexus
2 5 (1.72%) Bower
2 5 (1.72%) Bundler
2 5 (1.72%) Firebug
2 5 (1.72%) Gerrit
2 5 (1.72%) Grunt
2 5 (1.72%) gulp
3 3 (1.03%) Maven
4 2 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.34%) JIRA
5 1 (0.34%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 72 (24.74%) Finance
2 23 (7.90%) Banking
3 12 (4.12%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.09%) Games
4 9 (3.09%) Legal
5 8 (2.75%) Retail
6 4 (1.37%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Law
7 2 (0.69%) Marketing
7 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 115 (39.52%) Network Engineer
2 52 (17.87%) Architect
3 42 (14.43%) Security Engineer
4 38 (13.06%) Network Security Engineer
5 37 (12.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 35 (12.03%) Network Architect
7 29 (9.97%) Security Architect
8 24 (8.25%) Network Security Architect
9 23 (7.90%) Cisco Engineer
9 23 (7.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (7.22%) Consultant
11 17 (5.84%) Analyst
12 15 (5.15%) Senior Security Engineer
13 13 (4.47%) Designer
13 13 (4.47%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 12 (4.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 12 (4.12%) Juniper Architect
15 11 (3.78%) DevOps Engineer
15 11 (3.78%) Security Consultant
16 9 (3.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.15%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.12%) Middleware
3 10 (3.44%) J2EE
3 10 (3.44%) Node.js
4 9 (3.09%) CSS
4 9 (3.09%) RESTful
4 9 (3.09%) SOAP
4 9 (3.09%) Web Services
5 8 (2.75%) jQuery
6 6 (2.06%) .NET
6 6 (2.06%) JSP
7 5 (1.72%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.72%) CSS3
7 5 (1.72%) HTML
7 5 (1.72%) HTML5
7 5 (1.72%) JSON
7 5 (1.72%) React
7 5 (1.72%) REST
7 5 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 77 (26.46%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.68%) PKI
3 23 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (7.56%) YubiKey
5 14 (4.81%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (3.09%) DataPower
7 9 (3.09%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.75%) Clustering
9 6 (2.06%) iPad
9 6 (2.06%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.06%) MPEG
9 6 (2.06%) Streaming Media
10 5 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.72%) Fintech
11 4 (1.37%) Online Games
12 2 (0.69%) BBC
12 2 (0.69%) IBM XIV
12 2 (0.69%) iSeries
12 2 (0.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (20.27%) Linux
2 46 (15.81%) Windows
3 38 (13.06%) Unix
4 23 (7.90%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.41%) Solaris
8 5 (1.72%) CentOS
9 3 (1.03%) AIX
9 3 (1.03%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.34%) CatOS
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (29.90%) Load Balancing
2 47 (16.15%) ITIL
3 44 (15.12%) Change Management
4 42 (14.43%) Network Design
5 30 (10.31%) High Availability
6 26 (8.93%) Project Management
6 26 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (7.90%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 21 (7.22%) Change Control
8 21 (7.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 20 (6.87%) DevOps
9 20 (6.87%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 20 (6.87%) Network Monitoring
9 20 (6.87%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 18 (6.19%) E-Commerce
11 15 (5.15%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.15%) Service Management
12 13 (4.47%) Penetration Testing
12 13 (4.47%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.12%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 33 (11.34%) Java
2 25 (8.59%) Python
3 23 (7.90%) Perl
4 16 (5.50%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.09%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.09%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.09%) SQL
6 4 (1.37%) PHP
7 3 (1.03%) C++
7 3 (1.03%) Korn
7 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.69%) C
8 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.69%) Ruby
8 2 (0.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.34%) Pig Latin
9 1 (0.34%) Tcl
9 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 101 (34.71%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (28.52%) CCNP
3 37 (12.71%) CCIE
4 35 (12.03%) CCNA
4 35 (12.03%) JNCIS
5 29 (9.97%) JNCIA
6 25 (8.59%) Security Cleared
7 24 (8.25%) SC Cleared
8 21 (7.22%) Degree
9 11 (3.78%) JNCIP
10 8 (2.75%) CCDP
10 8 (2.75%) CCSE
11 6 (2.06%) CCDA
11 6 (2.06%) CISSP
12 5 (1.72%) CCSA
13 4 (1.37%) CCA
13 4 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.03%) CCVP
14 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.50%) SLA
2 12 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.03%) QA
5 2 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.34%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (9.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.19%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (4.12%) Active Directory
3 12 (4.12%) ProxySG
4 9 (3.09%) VMware ESX
5 6 (2.06%) KVM
5 6 (2.06%) NFS
6 5 (1.72%) Samba
7 4 (1.37%) Snort
8 3 (1.03%) Docker
8 3 (1.03%) oVirt
9 2 (0.69%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.69%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.69%) vSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.34%) SRDF
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.34%) Xen
10 1 (0.34%) XenApp
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (11.34%) Nagios
2 27 (9.28%) Puppet
3 16 (5.50%) FortiGate
4 15 (5.15%) Cacti
5 13 (4.47%) Cisco Prime
6 11 (3.78%) Ansible
7 9 (3.09%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.06%) SCCM
9 4 (1.37%) SmokePing
9 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 3 (1.03%) Cobbler
10 3 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
10 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.03%) Pingdom
10 3 (1.03%) Proventia
10 3 (1.03%) Salt
10 3 (1.03%) yum
11 2 (0.69%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 196 (67.35%) Cisco
2 133 (45.70%) Juniper
3 109 (37.46%) CheckPoint
4 70 (24.05%) Palo Alto
5 43 (14.78%) Blue Coat
6 40 (13.75%) SolarWinds
7 36 (12.37%) VMware
8 29 (9.97%) Microsoft
9 28 (9.62%) Fortinet
10 26 (8.93%) Aerohive Networks
10 26 (8.93%) Red Hat
11 25 (8.59%) Citrix
11 25 (8.59%) Riverbed
12 21 (7.22%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 20 (6.87%) Aruba
13 20 (6.87%) Oracle
14 17 (5.84%) FireEye
15 14 (4.81%) Tufin
16 13 (4.47%) Radianz
16 13 (4.47%) TippingPoint
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