The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 53 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing F5 21 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.53% 1.32% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 5.30% 2.97% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.06% -10.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
396 404 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.77% 44.40% 47.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 229 145
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £251 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 44
Average hourly rate £10.04 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.72% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.53 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £18.75 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (48.28%) CCNP
4 13 (44.83%) LAN
4 13 (44.83%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) CCNA
6 11 (37.93%) VPN
6 11 (37.93%) Firewall
6 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) Wireless
8 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
9 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (24.14%) Network Management
10 7 (24.14%) Sourcefire
10 7 (24.14%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) Juniper
10 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
11 6 (20.69%) OSPF
11 6 (20.69%) BGP
11 6 (20.69%) HP
11 6 (20.69%) VRRP
11 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
11 6 (20.69%) HSRP
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
12 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
12 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) LAN
1 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 11 (37.93%) VPN
2 11 (37.93%) Firewall
3 10 (34.48%) Wireless
4 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 8 (27.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (20.69%) HSRP
6 6 (20.69%) VRRP
6 6 (20.69%) OSPF
6 6 (20.69%) BGP
7 5 (17.24%) WLAN
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (17.24%) Network Security
7 5 (17.24%) NX-OS
8 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
8 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
8 4 (13.79%) VLAN
8 4 (13.79%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Network Support
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) e-Health
2 3 (10.34%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.79%) CentOS
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Network Management
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
3 4 (13.79%) Information Assurance
3 4 (13.79%) Change Control
3 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (13.79%) Network Design
3 4 (13.79%) Application Performance Management
4 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Service Management
5 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (48.28%) CCNP
3 12 (41.38%) CCNA
4 11 (37.93%) Security Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared
7 4 (13.79%) CCDP
8 2 (6.90%) CCSE
8 2 (6.90%) CCIP
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE
9 1 (3.45%) CCSP
9 1 (3.45%) MCP
9 1 (3.45%) MCSE
9 1 (3.45%) CCDA
9 1 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (3.45%) MCTS
9 1 (3.45%) Degree
9 1 (3.45%) ISEB
9 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) NFS
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Snort
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (10.34%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.90%) OVSD
3 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
4 1 (3.45%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
4 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.45%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Blue Coat
3 7 (24.14%) Sourcefire
3 7 (24.14%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) HP
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 4 (13.79%) NetApp
6 3 (10.34%) NetScout
6 3 (10.34%) CA
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.90%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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