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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 291 259 268
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 146 192 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.81% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 1.51% 1.88% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 152 81
Median daily rate £475 £435 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% +8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £523 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +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
9652 10232 11048
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 42.51% 43.27% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6415 6754 6927
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 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 217 238
Median hourly rate £17.10 £18.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.56% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +4 29 £475 +11.11% 1
Croydon -8 5 £470 -
Docklands, London +12 1 - -
Canary Wharf +2 1 - -
West Drayton - 1 £420 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 195 (66.55%) Cisco
2 183 (62.46%) Firewall
3 136 (46.42%) Juniper
4 108 (36.86%) CheckPoint
5 99 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
6 89 (30.38%) Load Balancing
7 85 (29.01%) Cisco ASA
8 83 (28.33%) CCNP
9 78 (26.62%) Data Centre
10 77 (26.28%) Finance
11 76 (25.94%) Network Security
12 71 (24.23%) TCP/IP
13 70 (23.89%) BIG-IP
14 69 (23.55%) Palo Alto
15 67 (22.87%) Linux
16 63 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 62 (21.16%) VPN
18 60 (20.48%) Wireless
19 56 (19.11%) DNS
20 55 (18.77%) WAN
21 54 (18.43%) BGP
22 50 (17.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 49 (16.72%) LAN
24 45 (15.36%) ITIL
24 45 (15.36%) Network Design
25 44 (15.02%) Windows
25 44 (15.02%) Change Management
25 44 (15.02%) IPsec
26 43 (14.68%) SolarWinds
27 42 (14.33%) Unix

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 21 (7.17%) IIS
2 17 (5.80%) Tomcat
3 13 (4.44%) Apache
3 13 (4.44%) JBoss
4 12 (4.10%) WebSphere
5 8 (2.73%) WebLogic
6 6 (2.05%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.71%) nginx
8 4 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.37%) iPlanet
9 3 (1.02%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.68%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.68%) CMS
10 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 2 (0.68%) WebSphere Application Server
11 1 (0.34%) Confluence
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.02%) MS Office
4 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.05%) IaaS
4 3 (1.02%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.68%) PaaS
6 1 (0.34%) Google Play
6 1 (0.34%) iTunes
6 1 (0.34%) Office 365
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 183 (62.46%) Firewall
2 85 (29.01%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (25.94%) Network Security
4 71 (24.23%) TCP/IP
5 70 (23.89%) BIG-IP
6 63 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 62 (21.16%) VPN
8 60 (20.48%) Wireless
9 56 (19.11%) DNS
10 55 (18.77%) WAN
11 54 (18.43%) BGP
12 50 (17.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 49 (16.72%) LAN
14 44 (15.02%) IPsec
15 40 (13.65%) MPLS
16 39 (13.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 37 (12.63%) OSPF
18 32 (10.92%) DHCP
18 32 (10.92%) LDAP
19 27 (9.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.75%) DB2
3 9 (3.07%) MySQL
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.37%) Redis
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (3.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (2.73%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.71%) Bower
3 5 (1.71%) Bundler
3 5 (1.71%) Firebug
3 5 (1.71%) Gerrit
3 5 (1.71%) Grunt
3 5 (1.71%) gulp
4 4 (1.37%) GoCD
5 3 (1.02%) Maven
5 3 (1.02%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.68%) Subversion
6 2 (0.68%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.34%) Introscope
7 1 (0.34%) JIRA
7 1 (0.34%) JMeter
7 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (26.28%) Finance
2 25 (8.53%) Banking
3 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.05%) Games
4 6 (2.05%) Retail
5 5 (1.71%) Investment Banking
5 5 (1.71%) Legal
6 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.68%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (35.49%) Network Engineer
2 58 (19.80%) Architect
3 38 (12.97%) Network Architect
4 32 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 31 (10.58%) Security Engineer
6 28 (9.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 28 (9.56%) Security Architect
7 26 (8.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 25 (8.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 25 (8.53%) Consultant
9 24 (8.19%) Network Security Architect
10 15 (5.12%) Analyst
11 13 (4.44%) Designer
12 12 (4.10%) Juniper Architect
13 11 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.75%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (3.41%) Senior Security Engineer
15 9 (3.07%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 9 (3.07%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (5.46%) 802.1X
2 12 (4.10%) J2EE
2 12 (4.10%) Middleware
3 9 (3.07%) CSS
3 9 (3.07%) jQuery
3 9 (3.07%) RESTful
3 9 (3.07%) SOAP
3 9 (3.07%) Web Services
4 8 (2.73%) .NET
4 8 (2.73%) XML
5 7 (2.39%) JSP
5 7 (2.39%) Node.js
6 6 (2.05%) HTML
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%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (1.71%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (26.62%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.26%) PKI
3 23 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (7.17%) YubiKey
5 13 (4.44%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (3.41%) DataPower
7 6 (2.05%) Clustering
7 6 (2.05%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.05%) MPEG
7 6 (2.05%) Streaming Media
8 5 (1.71%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.71%) Fintech
8 5 (1.71%) iPad
8 5 (1.71%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.37%) Private Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.68%) IBM XIV
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 67 (22.87%) Linux
2 44 (15.02%) Windows
3 42 (14.33%) Unix
4 25 (8.53%) Windows Server
5 16 (5.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (3.41%) Solaris
6 10 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.71%) AIX
8 4 (1.37%) CentOS
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) CatOS
11 1 (0.34%) HPUX
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (30.38%) Load Balancing
2 45 (15.36%) ITIL
2 45 (15.36%) Network Design
3 44 (15.02%) Change Management
4 27 (9.22%) E-Commerce
4 27 (9.22%) Project Management
5 24 (8.19%) Change Control
5 24 (8.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (7.85%) DevOps
7 22 (7.51%) High Availability
7 22 (7.51%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 19 (6.48%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 19 (6.48%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 18 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.46%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.46%) Migration
11 14 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 14 (4.78%) Service Management
12 13 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.99%) Java
2 29 (9.90%) Python
3 25 (8.53%) Perl
4 13 (4.44%) Bash Shell
5 10 (3.41%) JavaScript
5 10 (3.41%) Shell Script
6 9 (3.07%) Ruby
6 9 (3.07%) SQL
7 8 (2.73%) Go
8 4 (1.37%) C
8 4 (1.37%) C++
8 4 (1.37%) PHP
8 4 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.02%) Korn
10 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.34%) C#
11 1 (0.34%) Pig Latin
11 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 99 (33.79%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (28.33%) CCNP
3 39 (13.31%) CCIE
4 37 (12.63%) CCNA
5 30 (10.24%) JNCIS
6 28 (9.56%) JNCIA
6 28 (9.56%) Security Cleared
7 26 (8.87%) SC Cleared
8 18 (6.14%) Degree
9 8 (2.73%) CCDP
10 7 (2.39%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.05%) CCDA
11 6 (2.05%) CCSE
12 5 (1.71%) CCSA
13 4 (1.37%) CCA
13 4 (1.37%) CISSP
13 4 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
14 3 (1.02%) CCVP
14 3 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
14 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.78%) SLA
3 12 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
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 25 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.75%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (3.41%) ProxySG
5 7 (2.39%) KVM
6 6 (2.05%) VMware ESX
7 5 (1.71%) Samba
8 3 (1.02%) Docker
8 3 (1.02%) oVirt
9 2 (0.68%) NFS
9 2 (0.68%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.68%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (0.68%) vSphere
10 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.34%) Snort
10 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 33 (11.26%) Nagios
2 24 (8.19%) Puppet
3 20 (6.83%) Ansible
4 16 (5.46%) Cacti
5 15 (5.12%) FortiGate
6 13 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (3.07%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (3.07%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (2.05%) Terraform
9 5 (1.71%) EMC NetWorker
9 5 (1.71%) SCCM
9 5 (1.71%) SmokePing
9 5 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
10 4 (1.37%) Consul
11 3 (1.02%) Cobbler
11 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (1.02%) Pingdom
11 3 (1.02%) Salt
11 3 (1.02%) yum
12 2 (0.68%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 195 (66.55%) Cisco
2 136 (46.42%) Juniper
3 108 (36.86%) CheckPoint
4 69 (23.55%) Palo Alto
5 43 (14.68%) SolarWinds
6 35 (11.95%) Blue Coat
7 32 (10.92%) VMware
8 30 (10.24%) Microsoft
9 26 (8.87%) Fortinet
9 26 (8.87%) Red Hat
10 25 (8.53%) Aerohive Networks
10 25 (8.53%) Citrix
11 23 (7.85%) Riverbed
12 22 (7.51%) Oracle
13 21 (7.17%) Aruba
14 20 (6.83%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 17 (5.80%) FireEye
16 14 (4.78%) Tufin
17 13 (4.44%) Radianz
17 13 (4.44%) TippingPoint
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