The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 60 - 62
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 8 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.91% - 0.96%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% - 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £450 - £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 - £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 - £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
370 248 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 42.05% 47.06% 54.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 131 185
Average daily rate £375 £313 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £168 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 32
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.58 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.35 £16.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
F5
Buckinghamshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Network Management
5 3 (33.33%) CentOS
5 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
5 3 (33.33%) Change Control
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
5 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 3 (33.33%) CCNA
5 3 (33.33%) NFS
5 3 (33.33%) NetApp
6 2 (22.22%) MPLS
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) DMVPN
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Network Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) e-Health
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) CentOS
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Management
1 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance
1 3 (33.33%) Change Control
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) B2B
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) HP
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 3 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) CA
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Certes Computing Ltd (Birmingham)
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago