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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 50 61 56
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing F5 12 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.80% 1.66% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 3.79% 3.46% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 7
Median daily rate £438 £475 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +43.93%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-40.83% +20.00%
F5
Buckinghamshire

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
317 463 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.46% 48.13% 46.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 224 214
Median daily rate £420 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 20
Median hourly rate £10.62 £10.04 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% -22.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for F5.

1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 15 (62.50%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) VPN
4 13 (54.17%) SSL
4 13 (54.17%) Internet
4 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
5 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (33.33%) IronPort
7 8 (33.33%) Citrix
7 8 (33.33%) Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Finance
8 7 (29.17%) Information Security
8 7 (29.17%) Sourcefire
8 7 (29.17%) B2B
8 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
8 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
8 7 (29.17%) Project Management
8 7 (29.17%) DNS
8 7 (29.17%) FTP
8 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
8 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
8 7 (29.17%) Oracle
8 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
8 7 (29.17%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
8 7 (29.17%) ProjectWise

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (29.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) ProjectWise
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall
2 14 (58.33%) VPN
3 13 (54.17%) Internet
3 13 (54.17%) SSL
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (29.17%) FTP
6 7 (29.17%) NetScaler
6 7 (29.17%) Reverse Proxy
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) LAN
8 2 (8.33%) WAN
9 1 (4.17%) DMZ
9 1 (4.17%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.17%) VLAN
9 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) GIS
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (16.67%) Information Specialist
5 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Middleware Project Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Principal Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Principal Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 4 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Unix
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Migration
2 7 (29.17%) B2B
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (29.17%) Data Migration
2 7 (29.17%) Information Security
2 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 6 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 6 (25.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 6 (25.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 6 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.17%) Remediation Plan
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 5 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) Nexpose
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Blue Coat
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
3 8 (33.33%) IronPort
4 7 (29.17%) CheckPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 7 (29.17%) Oracle
4 7 (29.17%) Sourcefire
5 6 (25.00%) ArcSight
5 6 (25.00%) FireEye
5 6 (25.00%) GFI Software
5 6 (25.00%) Intel Security
5 6 (25.00%) Juniper
5 6 (25.00%) LogRhythm
5 6 (25.00%) Rapid7
5 6 (25.00%) Symantec
5 6 (25.00%) TippingPoint
6 5 (20.83%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.17%) SAP
7 1 (4.17%) VMware