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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 60 58 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing F5 16 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.63% 1.22% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% 2.64% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
Average daily rate
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£438 £330 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.57% -34.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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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
469 379 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.66% 46.05% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 204 146
Average daily rate £388 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 29
Average hourly rate £10.04 £11.15 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +1.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.90 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £14.80 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 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 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (54.55%) CCNP
4 17 (51.52%) LAN
4 17 (51.52%) WAN
5 15 (45.45%) CCNA
5 15 (45.45%) Wireless
6 13 (39.39%) VPN
7 11 (33.33%) Firewall
8 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
9 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
9 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
9 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
10 8 (24.24%) Network Management
10 8 (24.24%) Juniper
10 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
10 8 (24.24%) WLAN
11 7 (21.21%) Sourcefire
11 7 (21.21%) Network Design
11 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
11 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (18.18%) e-Health
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
12 6 (18.18%) SNMP
12 6 (18.18%) CSS
12 6 (18.18%) OSPF

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) Lync
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) LAN
1 17 (51.52%) WAN
2 15 (45.45%) Wireless
3 13 (39.39%) VPN
4 11 (33.33%) Firewall
5 9 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (24.24%) WLAN
7 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (18.18%) SNMP
8 6 (18.18%) OSPF
8 6 (18.18%) BGP
8 6 (18.18%) DSL
8 6 (18.18%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (15.15%) HSRP
9 5 (15.15%) Network Security
9 5 (15.15%) VRRP
9 5 (15.15%) IPsec
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (12.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) VMware Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) CSS
2 3 (9.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) e-Health
2 5 (15.15%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) EPoS
5 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) CentOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 8 (24.24%) Network Management
3 7 (21.21%) Network Design
4 5 (15.15%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (12.12%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (12.12%) Performance Management
5 4 (12.12%) Information Assurance
6 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
7 2 (6.06%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Change Control
7 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (57.58%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (54.55%) CCNP
3 15 (45.45%) CCNA
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) CCDP
8 2 (6.06%) CCSE
8 2 (6.06%) CCIP
8 2 (6.06%) CCIE
9 1 (3.03%) CCSP
9 1 (3.03%) MCP
9 1 (3.03%) MCSE
9 1 (3.03%) CCDA
9 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (3.03%) MCTS
9 1 (3.03%) Degree
9 1 (3.03%) ISEB
9 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Snort
3 2 (6.06%) NFS
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) UAG
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
4 1 (3.03%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (18.18%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) SCVMM
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) OVSD
4 1 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (3.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
3 8 (24.24%) Juniper
3 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
4 7 (21.21%) Sourcefire
5 6 (18.18%) VMware
5 6 (18.18%) CA
6 4 (12.12%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.09%) IronPort
7 3 (9.09%) NetScout
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) NetApp
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) McAfee
9 1 (3.03%) Veeam