The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 24 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.54% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 3.19% 2.13% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £413 £438 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
F5
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
94 94 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.21% 50.81% 45.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 51
Median daily rate £400 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Median hourly rate £41.00 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% +48.93%
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 Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for F5.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 3 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Support
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Infoblox