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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 226 267 293
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +26
Contract jobs citing F5 191 139 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.85% 0.60% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.37% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 76 67
Average daily rate
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£400 £409 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £323 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £343
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +16.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -11.76%
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
10001 10149 9781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.62% 44.15% 44.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6580 6589 6140
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 208 289
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £21.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.02 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 June 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the London region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015. 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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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
City of London +28 64 £419 +3.07% 19
Hounslow - 2 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £450 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 292 (77.25%) Cisco
2 251 (66.40%) Firewall
3 190 (50.26%) Cisco Certification
4 186 (49.21%) Juniper
5 155 (41.01%) CheckPoint
6 143 (37.83%) CCNP
7 133 (35.19%) BGP
8 125 (33.07%) OSPF
9 111 (29.37%) Load Balancing
9 111 (29.37%) Cisco ASA
10 110 (29.10%) Cisco Nexus
11 108 (28.57%) Finance
12 95 (25.13%) Windows
13 88 (23.28%) LAN
14 87 (23.02%) MPLS
15 83 (21.96%) WAN
15 83 (21.96%) VPN
16 81 (21.43%) ITIL
16 81 (21.43%) Linux
16 81 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
17 80 (21.16%) Data Centre
18 79 (20.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 79 (20.90%) Network Security
19 77 (20.37%) VMware
20 72 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 66 (17.46%) Wireless
21 66 (17.46%) Blue Coat
22 65 (17.20%) DNS
23 63 (16.67%) BIG-IP
24 58 (15.34%) Citrix

F5
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 33 (8.73%) IIS
2 21 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 20 (5.29%) WebSphere
4 18 (4.76%) Apache
5 14 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 13 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (2.91%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.32%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.32%) Lync
9 5 (1.32%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (1.06%) nginx
11 3 (0.79%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.79%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.53%) WordPress
13 1 (0.26%) Liferay
13 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.26%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 16 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (2.38%) RMDS
2 6 (1.59%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.12%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.32%) SaaS
3 4 (1.06%) PaaS
4 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Office 365
5 1 (0.26%) IaaS
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 251 (66.40%) Firewall
2 133 (35.19%) BGP
3 125 (33.07%) OSPF
4 111 (29.37%) Cisco ASA
5 110 (29.10%) Cisco Nexus
6 88 (23.28%) LAN
7 87 (23.02%) MPLS
8 83 (21.96%) WAN
8 83 (21.96%) VPN
9 81 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
10 79 (20.90%) Network Security
10 79 (20.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 72 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 66 (17.46%) Wireless
13 65 (17.20%) DNS
14 63 (16.67%) BIG-IP
15 55 (14.55%) Multicast
16 51 (13.49%) EIGRP
17 48 (12.70%) TCP/IP
18 41 (10.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.38%) Big Data
3 6 (1.59%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.79%) MySQL
5 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (2.91%) Introscope
2 8 (2.12%) JMeter
3 7 (1.85%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.32%) Subversion
4 5 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.53%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 108 (28.57%) Finance
2 56 (14.81%) Banking
3 29 (7.67%) Investment Banking
4 19 (5.03%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.12%) Marketing
7 6 (1.59%) Back Office
8 5 (1.32%) Games
9 4 (1.06%) Retail
10 3 (0.79%) Electronics
10 3 (0.79%) Front Office
10 3 (0.79%) Legal
10 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.79%) Advertising
10 3 (0.79%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.53%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.53%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (43.92%) Network Engineer
2 41 (10.85%) Security Engineer
3 32 (8.47%) Architect
4 29 (7.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 28 (7.41%) Consultant
5 28 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 20 (5.29%) Network Specialist
7 19 (5.03%) Analyst
7 19 (5.03%) Support Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 16 (4.23%) Network Architect
9 14 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (3.44%) Infrastructure Architect
10 13 (3.44%) Administrator
11 12 (3.17%) Security Specialist
11 12 (3.17%) Network Security Specialist
12 11 (2.91%) Operations Engineer
12 11 (2.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (2.91%) Applications Support
13 10 (2.65%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.23%) Middleware
2 13 (3.44%) .NET
2 13 (3.44%) Web Services
3 11 (2.91%) Java EE
4 5 (1.32%) MAPI
5 4 (1.06%) XMPP
6 3 (0.79%) WCF
6 3 (0.79%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.53%) CSS
7 2 (0.53%) REST
8 1 (0.26%) WebSockets
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.26%) Servlets
8 1 (0.26%) XML
8 1 (0.26%) JMS
8 1 (0.26%) Rendezvous
8 1 (0.26%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 80 (21.16%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 27 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.70%) PKI
4 13 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 12 (3.17%) Thin Client
5 12 (3.17%) Clustering
6 10 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 10 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.12%) iPhone
7 8 (2.12%) Public Cloud
8 5 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.32%) Online Games
8 5 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.79%) DTV
9 3 (0.79%) Fixed Income
9 3 (0.79%) Spread Betting
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 95 (25.13%) Windows
2 81 (21.43%) Linux
3 48 (12.70%) UNIX
4 36 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (5.56%) Solaris
6 17 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.50%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.32%) Android
9 4 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.06%) VMS
10 3 (0.79%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.79%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (29.37%) Load Balancing
2 81 (21.43%) ITIL
3 52 (13.76%) E-Commerce
4 35 (9.26%) Mentoring
5 30 (7.94%) Project Management
6 24 (6.35%) Network Management
7 22 (5.82%) Network Design
8 20 (5.29%) Change Management
8 20 (5.29%) Incident Management
8 20 (5.29%) DDoS Mitigation
9 19 (5.03%) Low Latency
10 18 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
11 16 (4.23%) Service Management
11 16 (4.23%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.97%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (3.70%) Risk Management
14 13 (3.44%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.44%) BCP
14 13 (3.44%) Problem Management
15 12 (3.17%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.14%) Perl
2 25 (6.61%) Python
3 22 (5.82%) SQL
3 22 (5.82%) Java
4 16 (4.23%) PowerShell
5 10 (2.65%) C
6 7 (1.85%) Ruby
7 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.79%) PHP
8 2 (0.53%) Lisp
8 2 (0.53%) Go
9 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 190 (50.26%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (37.83%) CCNP
3 50 (13.23%) CCNA
4 42 (11.11%) CCIE
5 34 (8.99%) CCSE
6 26 (6.88%) Degree
7 17 (4.50%) Security Cleared
8 14 (3.70%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.17%) CISSP
10 9 (2.38%) CCSA
11 7 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (1.32%) CCSP
12 5 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.32%) HP MASE
12 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certified Master
12 5 (1.32%) Microsoft Certified Architect
13 4 (1.06%) VCAP
14 3 (0.79%) HP ASE
14 3 (0.79%) CISM
14 3 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.29%) SLA
2 10 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.79%) QA
5 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 54 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 23 (6.08%) vSphere
4 18 (4.76%) vCloud
5 17 (4.50%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.17%) VMware ESX
6 12 (3.17%) XenServer
7 10 (2.65%) ProxySG
8 8 (2.12%) NFS
8 8 (2.12%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (1.59%) Snort
10 5 (1.32%) XenApp
10 5 (1.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (1.06%) Xen
12 3 (0.79%) iptables
13 2 (0.53%) Docker
14 1 (0.26%) Firmware
14 1 (0.26%) UAG
14 1 (0.26%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (3.70%) RANCID
2 12 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (2.91%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.91%) ITRS Geneos
4 10 (2.65%) Puppet
5 9 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
6 8 (2.12%) SCCM
7 7 (1.85%) Netcool
8 6 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.32%) Opsview
9 5 (1.32%) collectd
9 5 (1.32%) Graphite
9 5 (1.32%) Nagios
9 5 (1.32%) SCOM
10 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
10 4 (1.06%) OPNET
11 3 (0.79%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.79%) BladeLogic
11 3 (0.79%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 292 (77.25%) Cisco
2 186 (49.21%) Juniper
3 155 (41.01%) CheckPoint
4 77 (20.37%) VMware
5 66 (17.46%) Blue Coat
6 58 (15.34%) Citrix
7 55 (14.55%) HP
8 51 (13.49%) SolarWinds
9 42 (11.11%) Microsoft
10 36 (9.52%) Infoblox
11 35 (9.26%) Riverbed
12 24 (6.35%) Oracle
13 19 (5.03%) Brocade
14 18 (4.76%) Fortinet
15 17 (4.50%) IBM
16 16 (4.23%) McAfee
16 16 (4.23%) Sourcefire
17 14 (3.70%) Imperva
18 13 (3.44%) Sophos
18 13 (3.44%) Red Hat
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