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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 299 254 248
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 146 190 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.81% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.93% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 149 97
Median daily rate £458 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
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
9739 9866 11033
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.64% 42.09% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6440 6538 7144
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 207 241
Median hourly rate £17.10 £17.80 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.93% -6.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +9 32 £456 +1.38% 3
West Drayton - 2 £420 -
Docklands, London +10 1 - -
Hammersmith +4 1 £425 -
Croydon -14 1 £470 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 197 (67.47%) Cisco
2 178 (60.96%) Firewall
3 150 (51.37%) Juniper
4 102 (34.93%) Cisco Certification
5 101 (34.59%) CheckPoint
6 89 (30.48%) Load Balancing
7 86 (29.45%) Cisco ASA
8 82 (28.08%) CCNP
9 78 (26.71%) Finance
10 76 (26.03%) Data Centre
10 76 (26.03%) Palo Alto
11 72 (24.66%) TCP/IP
12 70 (23.97%) Network Security
13 66 (22.60%) Wireless
14 65 (22.26%) Linux
14 65 (22.26%) BIG-IP
14 65 (22.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 55 (18.84%) DNS
16 53 (18.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 52 (17.81%) WAN
17 52 (17.81%) BGP
18 51 (17.47%) Change Management
18 51 (17.47%) Network Design
19 49 (16.78%) IPsec
20 48 (16.44%) LAN
20 48 (16.44%) VPN
20 48 (16.44%) SolarWinds
21 44 (15.07%) CCIE
21 44 (15.07%) ITIL
22 42 (14.38%) Windows

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 19 (6.51%) IIS
1 19 (6.51%) Tomcat
2 14 (4.79%) Apache
2 14 (4.79%) WebSphere
3 12 (4.11%) JBoss
4 10 (3.42%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.05%) MQSeries
6 5 (1.71%) nginx
7 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.37%) iPlanet
8 3 (1.03%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (0.68%) CMS
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (2.74%) MS Excel
1 8 (2.74%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.37%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.19%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.71%) IaaS
4 3 (1.03%) PaaS
4 3 (1.03%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.68%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (60.96%) Firewall
2 86 (29.45%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (24.66%) TCP/IP
4 70 (23.97%) Network Security
5 66 (22.60%) Wireless
6 65 (22.26%) BIG-IP
6 65 (22.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 55 (18.84%) DNS
8 53 (18.15%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 52 (17.81%) BGP
9 52 (17.81%) WAN
10 49 (16.78%) IPsec
11 48 (16.44%) LAN
11 48 (16.44%) VPN
12 41 (14.04%) OSPF
13 39 (13.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 38 (13.01%) MPLS
15 34 (11.64%) DHCP
16 33 (11.30%) LDAP
17 28 (9.59%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.08%) MySQL
3 6 (2.05%) DB2
3 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.37%) Redis
4 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.68%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.34%) Big Data
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
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 10 (3.42%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.71%) Bower
2 5 (1.71%) Bundler
2 5 (1.71%) Firebug
2 5 (1.71%) Gerrit
2 5 (1.71%) Grunt
2 5 (1.71%) gulp
3 4 (1.37%) GoCD
4 3 (1.03%) Introscope
5 2 (0.68%) JMeter
5 2 (0.68%) LoadRunner
5 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 2 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.68%) Subversion
5 2 (0.68%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.34%) JIRA
6 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 78 (26.71%) Finance
2 28 (9.59%) Banking
3 9 (3.08%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Legal
6 4 (1.37%) Retail
7 3 (1.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (36.30%) Network Engineer
2 59 (20.21%) Architect
3 39 (13.36%) Network Architect
4 35 (11.99%) Security Engineer
5 32 (10.96%) Network Security Engineer
6 30 (10.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 29 (9.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 27 (9.25%) Security Architect
8 27 (9.25%) Senior Network Engineer
9 24 (8.22%) Network Security Architect
10 23 (7.88%) Consultant
11 17 (5.82%) Analyst
12 14 (4.79%) Designer
13 12 (4.11%) Juniper Architect
14 11 (3.77%) Network Consultant
14 11 (3.77%) Senior Security Engineer
14 11 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
15 10 (3.42%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 9 (3.08%) DevOps Engineer
17 8 (2.74%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.16%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.11%) J2EE
3 9 (3.08%) CSS
3 9 (3.08%) jQuery
3 9 (3.08%) Middleware
4 8 (2.74%) RESTful
4 8 (2.74%) Web Services
4 8 (2.74%) XML
5 7 (2.40%) .NET
5 7 (2.40%) HTML
5 7 (2.40%) JSP
6 6 (2.05%) Java EE
7 5 (1.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (1.71%) CSS3
7 5 (1.71%) HTML5
7 5 (1.71%) JSON
7 5 (1.71%) Node.js
7 5 (1.71%) React
7 5 (1.71%) SOAP
7 5 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 76 (26.03%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.93%) PKI
3 21 (7.19%) YubiKey
4 19 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.42%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.08%) DataPower
7 7 (2.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.71%) Fintech
8 5 (1.71%) iPad
8 5 (1.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.37%) Clustering
9 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.03%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.03%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.68%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.68%) MPEG
11 2 (0.68%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.68%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 65 (22.26%) Linux
2 42 (14.38%) Windows
3 37 (12.67%) Unix
4 18 (6.16%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.42%) Solaris
7 8 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.71%) AIX
9 4 (1.37%) CentOS
10 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) CatOS
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.48%) Load Balancing
2 51 (17.47%) Change Management
2 51 (17.47%) Network Design
3 44 (15.07%) ITIL
4 29 (9.93%) E-Commerce
5 28 (9.59%) Project Management
6 23 (7.88%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (7.53%) Change Control
7 22 (7.53%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 21 (7.19%) DevOps
9 19 (6.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 19 (6.51%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 17 (5.82%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.82%) Network Architecture
11 15 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (5.14%) Service Management
12 14 (4.79%) Root Cause Analysis
13 13 (4.45%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.45%) Migration
13 13 (4.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.33%) Java
2 24 (8.22%) Python
3 22 (7.53%) Perl
4 10 (3.42%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.42%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.42%) SQL
5 9 (3.08%) Ruby
6 8 (2.74%) Go
7 7 (2.40%) Bash Shell
8 5 (1.71%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.37%) PHP
10 3 (1.03%) C
10 3 (1.03%) Korn
11 2 (0.68%) C#
12 1 (0.34%) C++
12 1 (0.34%) Pig Latin
Qualifications
1 102 (34.93%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (28.08%) CCNP
3 44 (15.07%) CCIE
4 38 (13.01%) CCNA
5 29 (9.93%) JNCIS
6 28 (9.59%) Security Cleared
7 27 (9.25%) JNCIA
8 26 (8.90%) SC Cleared
9 17 (5.82%) Degree
10 8 (2.74%) CCDP
11 6 (2.05%) CCDA
12 5 (1.71%) CCSA
12 5 (1.71%) CCSE
13 4 (1.37%) CISSP
14 3 (1.03%) CCVP
14 3 (1.03%) JNCIP
14 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.68%) Sun Certification
15 2 (0.68%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.51%) PCI DSS
2 12 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.74%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.68%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.68%) QA
4 2 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 23 (7.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.74%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.40%) KVM
6 5 (1.71%) Samba
7 3 (1.03%) Docker
7 3 (1.03%) oVirt
7 3 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (0.68%) vSphere
9 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.34%) Snort
9 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (11.30%) Nagios
2 23 (7.88%) Puppet
3 19 (6.51%) Ansible
4 17 (5.82%) Cisco Prime
5 16 (5.48%) Cacti
6 13 (4.45%) FortiGate
7 10 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (2.05%) Terraform
10 5 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (1.71%) SCCM
10 5 (1.71%) SmokePing
10 5 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 4 (1.37%) Consul
12 3 (1.03%) CA Single Sign-On
12 3 (1.03%) HP SiteScope
12 3 (1.03%) ITRS Geneos
12 3 (1.03%) Pingdom
12 3 (1.03%) Salt
12 3 (1.03%) yum
Vendors
1 197 (67.47%) Cisco
2 150 (51.37%) Juniper
3 101 (34.59%) CheckPoint
4 76 (26.03%) Palo Alto
5 48 (16.44%) SolarWinds
6 33 (11.30%) Blue Coat
7 30 (10.27%) VMware
8 29 (9.93%) Microsoft
9 26 (8.90%) Aruba
10 25 (8.56%) Aerohive Networks
10 25 (8.56%) Fortinet
11 24 (8.22%) Red Hat
11 24 (8.22%) Riverbed
12 20 (6.85%) Oracle
13 19 (6.51%) Citrix
14 17 (5.82%) FireEye
15 16 (5.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 16 (5.48%) Tufin
16 13 (4.45%) Radianz
16 13 (4.45%) TippingPoint
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