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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 29 61 54
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 31 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.03% 0.71% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 10.20% 1.64% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 5
Median daily rate £450 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £550 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.29% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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
304 305 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.35% 43.20% 49.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 136 202
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £198 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.53% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 26
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.14 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.08% +7.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.24 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £18.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 17 January 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 27 (69.23%) Firewall
3 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (43.59%) VPN
6 16 (41.03%) WAN
7 15 (38.46%) CCNA
8 13 (33.33%) CCNP
8 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 12 (30.77%) Juniper
9 12 (30.77%) Wireless
9 12 (30.77%) VoIP
10 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
11 10 (25.64%) LAN
11 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
11 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
12 9 (23.08%) Finance
12 9 (23.08%) IVR
12 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 9 (23.08%) Avaya
12 9 (23.08%) MPLS
12 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (20.51%) DNS
13 8 (20.51%) Network Security
14 7 (17.95%) Workflow
14 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
14 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
14 7 (17.95%) ITIL

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:

Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (69.23%) Firewall
2 18 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (43.59%) VPN
4 16 (41.03%) WAN
5 13 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (30.77%) VoIP
6 12 (30.77%) Wireless
7 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
8 10 (25.64%) LAN
9 9 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (23.08%) MPLS
10 8 (20.51%) DNS
10 8 (20.51%) Network Security
11 7 (17.95%) BGP
11 7 (17.95%) OSPF
11 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
12 6 (15.38%) ADSL
12 6 (15.38%) SSL
13 5 (12.82%) Cisco PIX
13 5 (12.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) GIS
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Billing
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
1 15 (38.46%) Network Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Network Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Network Operations Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Information Security Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Information Specialist
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.08%) IVR
3 5 (12.82%) Driving Licence
3 5 (12.82%) e-Health
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
4 1 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.56%) Windows NT
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) ITIL
1 7 (17.95%) Workflow
2 6 (15.38%) Information Security
2 6 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 6 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 5 (12.82%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 5 (12.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 5 (12.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 5 (12.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.13%) Change Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.56%) Change Control
6 1 (2.56%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.56%) Network Design
6 1 (2.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.56%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (2.56%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) CCNA
3 13 (33.33%) CCNP
4 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
5 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.26%) CCSA
6 4 (10.26%) CCSE
7 3 (7.69%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.56%) CCA
8 1 (2.56%) CCAA
8 1 (2.56%) CCDA
8 1 (2.56%) CCDP
8 1 (2.56%) CCVP
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.56%) Degree
8 1 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) ISA Server
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) XenApp
1 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (17.95%) FortiGate
2 5 (12.82%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (12.82%) Nexpose
3 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.56%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Cisco
2 12 (30.77%) Juniper
3 10 (25.64%) Blue Coat
3 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
4 9 (23.08%) Avaya
5 7 (17.95%) Remedy
6 6 (15.38%) Intel Security
7 5 (12.82%) ArcSight
7 5 (12.82%) CA
7 5 (12.82%) Citrix
7 5 (12.82%) FireEye
7 5 (12.82%) GFI Software
7 5 (12.82%) LogRhythm
7 5 (12.82%) Nokia
7 5 (12.82%) Rapid7
7 5 (12.82%) Sourcefire
7 5 (12.82%) Symantec
7 5 (12.82%) TippingPoint
8 4 (10.26%) Aruba
9 3 (7.69%) Genesys