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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 300 265 294
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +29
Contract jobs citing F5 142 175 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.75% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.68% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 133 64
Median daily rate £448 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.29% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £234 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £349 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
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
8839 10386 10270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 41.11% 44.31% 44.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6057 6857 6574
Median daily rate £450 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 255 203
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.94 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £52.17 £32.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

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 1 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 1 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 -7 21 £500 +17.64% 6
Croydon - 13 £404 -
Hendon - 1 £550 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 174 (68.24%) Cisco
2 158 (61.96%) Firewall
3 99 (38.82%) Juniper
4 92 (36.08%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (35.69%) CheckPoint
6 80 (31.37%) Load Balancing
7 72 (28.24%) CCNP
8 69 (27.06%) Network Security
9 66 (25.88%) Data Centre
10 62 (24.31%) Cisco ASA
11 61 (23.92%) WAN
11 61 (23.92%) VPN
12 59 (23.14%) Cisco Nexus
13 57 (22.35%) TCP/IP
14 56 (21.96%) BGP
15 55 (21.57%) Finance
16 53 (20.78%) Linux
17 51 (20.00%) LAN
17 51 (20.00%) BIG-IP
18 45 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 45 (17.65%) Windows
19 43 (16.86%) Wireless
20 42 (16.47%) Palo Alto
21 40 (15.69%) DNS
21 40 (15.69%) MPLS
22 37 (14.51%) Unix
23 36 (14.12%) OSPF
24 35 (13.73%) ITIL
25 33 (12.94%) VMware
26 32 (12.55%) IPsec

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 12 (4.71%) OpenStack
2 10 (3.92%) IIS
3 9 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 8 (3.14%) JBoss
5 7 (2.75%) Apache
5 7 (2.75%) Cloud Foundry
6 5 (1.96%) MQSeries
7 4 (1.57%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.78%) nginx
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.78%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.39%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.39%) Confluence
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.35%) MS Excel
1 6 (2.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.92%) IaaS
3 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.18%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.39%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.39%) Google Play
5 1 (0.39%) IBM PureFlex
5 1 (0.39%) iTunes
5 1 (0.39%) Office 365
5 1 (0.39%) PaaS
5 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (61.96%) Firewall
2 69 (27.06%) Network Security
3 62 (24.31%) Cisco ASA
4 61 (23.92%) VPN
4 61 (23.92%) WAN
5 59 (23.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 57 (22.35%) TCP/IP
7 56 (21.96%) BGP
8 51 (20.00%) BIG-IP
8 51 (20.00%) LAN
9 45 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 43 (16.86%) Wireless
11 40 (15.69%) DNS
11 40 (15.69%) MPLS
12 36 (14.12%) OSPF
13 32 (12.55%) IPsec
14 30 (11.76%) EIGRP
15 26 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 24 (9.41%) DHCP
16 24 (9.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.75%) DB2
4 4 (1.57%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.18%) MySQL
5 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.39%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 9 (3.53%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.18%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.18%) Maven
3 2 (0.78%) Bower
3 2 (0.78%) Bundler
3 2 (0.78%) Firebug
3 2 (0.78%) Gerrit
3 2 (0.78%) Grunt
3 2 (0.78%) gulp
3 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.39%) JIRA
4 1 (0.39%) Subversion
General
1 55 (21.57%) Finance
2 20 (7.84%) Banking
3 11 (4.31%) Games
4 10 (3.92%) Legal
4 10 (3.92%) Telecoms
5 8 (3.14%) Retail
6 4 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.57%) Law
7 2 (0.78%) Marketing
7 2 (0.78%) Publishing
7 2 (0.78%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 108 (42.35%) Network Engineer
2 42 (16.47%) Architect
3 39 (15.29%) Security Engineer
4 36 (14.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 32 (12.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (9.02%) Network Architect
7 20 (7.84%) Security Architect
8 18 (7.06%) Cisco Engineer
8 18 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (5.88%) Analyst
9 15 (5.88%) Consultant
10 14 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.49%) Network Security Architect
11 13 (5.10%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (4.71%) Senior Security Engineer
13 11 (4.31%) Security Consultant
13 11 (4.31%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 9 (3.53%) Designer
14 9 (3.53%) Juniper Architect
15 8 (3.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.10%) 802.1X
2 10 (3.92%) Middleware
2 10 (3.92%) Web Services
3 9 (3.53%) Node.js
4 8 (3.14%) SOAP
5 6 (2.35%) .NET
5 6 (2.35%) J2EE
6 5 (1.96%) CSS
6 5 (1.96%) jQuery
6 5 (1.96%) REST
6 5 (1.96%) RESTful
7 3 (1.18%) Ajax
7 3 (1.18%) EJB
7 3 (1.18%) EJB 3.0
7 3 (1.18%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.18%) Java EE
7 3 (1.18%) JPA
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
7 3 (1.18%) XML
7 3 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.88%) Data Centre
2 24 (9.41%) PKI
3 23 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (5.88%) YubiKey
5 12 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 12 (4.71%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.92%) Algorithms
7 8 (3.14%) Clustering
8 6 (2.35%) DataPower
8 6 (2.35%) iPad
8 6 (2.35%) MPEG
8 6 (2.35%) Online Games
8 6 (2.35%) Streaming Media
9 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.78%) BBC
10 2 (0.78%) IBM XIV
10 2 (0.78%) iSeries
10 2 (0.78%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.78%) Replication
10 2 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (20.78%) Linux
2 45 (17.65%) Windows
3 37 (14.51%) Unix
4 20 (7.84%) Windows Server
5 18 (7.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (1.96%) CentOS
7 3 (1.18%) Solaris
7 3 (1.18%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) Android
8 1 (0.39%) CatOS
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (31.37%) Load Balancing
2 35 (13.73%) ITIL
3 30 (11.76%) High Availability
4 29 (11.37%) Network Design
5 25 (9.80%) Change Management
6 22 (8.63%) DevOps
7 18 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
7 18 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 16 (6.27%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 15 (5.88%) Project Management
9 15 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 14 (5.49%) Change Control
11 13 (5.10%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
11 13 (5.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 12 (4.71%) Capacity Planning
12 12 (4.71%) Migration
13 11 (4.31%) DDoS Mitigation
13 11 (4.31%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.59%) Java
2 25 (9.80%) Python
3 20 (7.84%) Perl
4 16 (6.27%) Bash Shell
5 9 (3.53%) SQL
6 8 (3.14%) Shell Script
7 6 (2.35%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.18%) C++
8 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.18%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.78%) C
9 2 (0.78%) PHP
9 2 (0.78%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.78%) Ruby
10 1 (0.39%) Korn
10 1 (0.39%) Pig Latin
10 1 (0.39%) Tcl
10 1 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 92 (36.08%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (28.24%) CCNP
3 32 (12.55%) CCIE
3 32 (12.55%) CCNA
4 25 (9.80%) JNCIS
5 19 (7.45%) Degree
5 19 (7.45%) JNCIA
6 18 (7.06%) Security Cleared
7 17 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 11 (4.31%) JNCIP
9 7 (2.75%) CCDP
9 7 (2.75%) CCSE
10 5 (1.96%) CCDA
11 4 (1.57%) CCA
11 4 (1.57%) CCSA
11 4 (1.57%) Citrix Certification
12 3 (1.18%) CISSP
13 2 (0.78%) CCSP
13 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.78%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.53%) SLA
2 4 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.78%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 30 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.45%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (4.31%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.31%) VMware ESX
4 10 (3.92%) ProxySG
5 8 (3.14%) NFS
6 5 (1.96%) KVM
6 5 (1.96%) Samba
7 4 (1.57%) Snort
8 3 (1.18%) Docker
8 3 (1.18%) Hyper-V
8 3 (1.18%) oVirt
8 3 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.78%) vSphere
10 1 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.39%) SRDF
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.39%) Xen
10 1 (0.39%) XenApp
10 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (10.59%) Nagios
1 27 (10.59%) Puppet
2 16 (6.27%) FortiGate
3 14 (5.49%) Cisco Prime
4 11 (4.31%) Cacti
5 8 (3.14%) Ansible
6 7 (2.75%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.57%) SCCM
8 3 (1.18%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.18%) Pingdom
8 3 (1.18%) Proventia
8 3 (1.18%) Salt
8 3 (1.18%) SmokePing
8 3 (1.18%) yum
9 2 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.78%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 174 (68.24%) Cisco
2 99 (38.82%) Juniper
3 91 (35.69%) CheckPoint
4 42 (16.47%) Palo Alto
5 33 (12.94%) VMware
6 29 (11.37%) Blue Coat
7 28 (10.98%) SolarWinds
8 26 (10.20%) Fortinet
8 26 (10.20%) Microsoft
9 23 (9.02%) Red Hat
10 21 (8.24%) Citrix
11 16 (6.27%) Aerohive Networks
12 15 (5.88%) Riverbed
13 14 (5.49%) Oracle
14 10 (3.92%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 10 (3.92%) HP
15 8 (3.14%) Apple
15 8 (3.14%) NetApp
16 7 (2.75%) IBM
16 7 (2.75%) Intel Security
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