The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / Midlands
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.89% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
66 59 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 58.93% 47.20% 56.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 22
Median daily rate £450 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £34.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.52% -2.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (100.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec