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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 27 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.71% - 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% - 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £388 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
69 87 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 48.94% 54.38% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 50 54
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £313 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £574 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £10.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -71.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) Infoblox
3 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification

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 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Check Point Support
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Network Support
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Infoblox