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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 57 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Contract jobs citing F5 13 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.69% 0.14% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.38% 0.31% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Average daily rate
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£411 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.53% +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £333 £350
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £95.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +187.87%
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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
385 321 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 50.07% 43.50% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 178 88
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.73 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 28 January 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) Firewall
3 19 (59.38%) WAN
4 18 (56.25%) LAN
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
6 12 (37.50%) Juniper
6 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (31.25%) CCNP
8 9 (28.13%) CCNA
8 9 (28.13%) MPLS
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
9 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
10 7 (21.88%) Citrix
10 7 (21.88%) Nokia
10 7 (21.88%) TACACS
10 7 (21.88%) CCSA
10 7 (21.88%) Finance
10 7 (21.88%) CCSE
11 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
11 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
11 6 (18.75%) Fault Management
11 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
11 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
11 6 (18.75%) Telecoms

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 4 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
1 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Firewall
2 19 (59.38%) WAN
3 18 (56.25%) LAN
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (28.13%) MPLS
6 8 (25.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
7 7 (21.88%) TACACS
8 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
8 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 6 (18.75%) VoIP
9 5 (15.63%) ADSL
9 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (12.50%) VLAN
10 4 (12.50%) Network Security
10 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (12.50%) HSRP
10 4 (12.50%) OSPF
10 4 (12.50%) Internet
10 4 (12.50%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Analyst
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Network Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Voice Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) IVR
1 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (15.63%) e-Health
2 3 (9.38%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) CentOS
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) Fault Management
2 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Workflow
3 5 (15.63%) Performance Analysis
3 5 (15.63%) Change Management
3 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
4 4 (12.50%) Migration
5 3 (9.38%) Validation
5 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (6.25%) Change Control
7 1 (3.13%) B2B
7 1 (3.13%) ITSM
7 1 (3.13%) Service Management
7 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) CCNP
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
4 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
5 7 (21.88%) CCSA
5 7 (21.88%) CCSE
6 6 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 3 (9.38%) CCIE
7 3 (9.38%) CCDP
7 3 (9.38%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) NFS
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.13%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) OVSD
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) CheckPoint
3 12 (37.50%) Juniper
4 8 (25.00%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 7 (21.88%) Nokia
6 5 (15.63%) Avaya
6 5 (15.63%) Remedy
6 5 (15.63%) CA
6 5 (15.63%) Computacenter
7 3 (9.38%) HP
7 3 (9.38%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.38%) VMware
8 2 (6.25%) NetApp
9 1 (3.13%) Oracle
9 1 (3.13%) Sourcefire