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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 64 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.96% - 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.97% - 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £180.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +445.45%
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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
407 331 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 48.74% 43.04% 47.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 172 87
Average daily rate £338 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £248 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 31
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +32.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 20 (66.67%) Firewall
3 19 (63.33%) WAN
4 18 (60.00%) LAN
5 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
7 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (40.00%) Juniper
8 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 10 (33.33%) CCNP
9 9 (30.00%) CCNA
9 9 (30.00%) MPLS
10 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
10 8 (26.67%) ITIL
10 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
11 7 (23.33%) CCSE
11 7 (23.33%) CCSA
11 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
11 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
11 7 (23.33%) Citrix
11 7 (23.33%) TACACS
11 7 (23.33%) Nokia
11 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
12 6 (20.00%) Finance
12 6 (20.00%) VPN
12 6 (20.00%) SLA
12 6 (20.00%) VoIP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (66.67%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) WAN
3 18 (60.00%) LAN
4 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (30.00%) MPLS
6 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
7 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
7 7 (23.33%) TACACS
8 6 (20.00%) VPN
8 6 (20.00%) VoIP
9 5 (16.67%) ADSL
9 5 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
10 4 (13.33%) VLAN
10 4 (13.33%) Network Security
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (13.33%) HSRP
10 4 (13.33%) VRRP
10 4 (13.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (20.00%) Finance
3 4 (13.33%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Analyst
1 12 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Network Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) IVR
1 5 (16.67%) e-Health
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) CentOS
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.00%) Fault Management
3 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (16.67%) Workflow
4 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (10.00%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) ITSM
8 1 (3.33%) B2B
8 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 10 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (30.00%) CCNA
5 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) CCSA
5 7 (23.33%) CCSE
6 3 (10.00%) CCDP
6 3 (10.00%) CCIP
6 3 (10.00%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (10.00%) NFS
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.33%) Snort
4 1 (3.33%) vSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (13.33%) FortiGate
3 2 (6.67%) OVSD
4 1 (3.33%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Cisco
2 15 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (40.00%) Juniper
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (26.67%) Blue Coat
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Nokia
6 5 (16.67%) CA
6 5 (16.67%) Avaya
6 5 (16.67%) Computacenter
6 5 (16.67%) Remedy
7 4 (13.33%) VMware
7 4 (13.33%) HP
8 3 (10.00%) NetApp
8 3 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 1 (3.33%) Oracle