The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Middlesex region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 27 26 30
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing F5 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.31% 0.42% 0.72%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 0.73% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £39.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+28.20% +20.93%
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
102 137 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 44.54% 57.32% 50.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 76 54
Average daily rate £420 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -13.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £30.00 £31.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £31.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
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F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) CCVP
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) nginx
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) FWSM
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) HSRP
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (25.00%) VRRP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Perl
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) CCVP
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Websense