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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 37 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 29 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.41% 0.14% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 8.92% 0.32% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 3
Median daily rate £438 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
325 311 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 49.39% 42.78% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 158 209
Median daily rate £398 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.56% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 13
Median hourly rate £10.80 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.31% +11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.14 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 26 February 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (56.52%) Firewall
4 23 (50.00%) CCNA
5 19 (41.30%) WAN
5 19 (41.30%) VPN
5 19 (41.30%) CCNP
6 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
8 15 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (32.61%) VoIP
9 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
9 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
10 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
11 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 12 (26.09%) IVR
11 12 (26.09%) Avaya
12 11 (23.91%) Juniper
12 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
12 11 (23.91%) MPLS
12 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 11 (23.91%) LAN
12 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (21.74%) ITIL
13 10 (21.74%) Remedy
13 10 (21.74%) Wireless
13 10 (21.74%) Workflow
13 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
14 9 (19.57%) Network Security
14 9 (19.57%) Blue Coat

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (56.52%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) VPN
2 19 (41.30%) WAN
3 17 (36.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (32.61%) VoIP
5 14 (30.43%) Ethernet
6 12 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (23.91%) DNS
7 11 (23.91%) LAN
7 11 (23.91%) MPLS
8 10 (21.74%) Wireless
9 9 (19.57%) BGP
9 9 (19.57%) Network Security
10 8 (17.39%) OSPF
11 7 (15.22%) ADSL
12 6 (13.04%) EIGRP
12 6 (13.04%) FCoE
12 6 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
13 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Analyst
1 18 (39.13%) Network Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Network Operations Analyst
2 10 (21.74%) Operations Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Information Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco Consultant
6 2 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 12 (26.09%) IVR
3 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
4 6 (13.04%) e-Health
5 1 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.17%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
1 10 (21.74%) Load Balancing
1 10 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL V3
3 3 (6.52%) Change Management
3 3 (6.52%) Information Security
3 3 (6.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (6.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (6.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (6.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (4.35%) ITSM
4 2 (4.35%) Network Design
4 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.35%) Service Management
4 2 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (50.00%) CCNA
3 19 (41.30%) CCNP
4 16 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 14 (30.43%) SC Cleared
6 5 (10.87%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) CCSA
7 4 (8.70%) CCSE
8 2 (4.35%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) CCA
9 1 (2.17%) CCAA
9 1 (2.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.17%) CCDP
9 1 (2.17%) CCVP
9 1 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) FortiGate
2 6 (13.04%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (6.52%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.17%) SCCM
4 1 (2.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 43 (93.48%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) Avaya
3 11 (23.91%) CheckPoint
3 11 (23.91%) Juniper
4 10 (21.74%) Remedy
5 9 (19.57%) Blue Coat
6 7 (15.22%) Citrix
7 6 (13.04%) CA
8 5 (10.87%) Nokia
9 4 (8.70%) Aruba
9 4 (8.70%) Genesys
9 4 (8.70%) Intel Security
10 3 (6.52%) ArcSight
10 3 (6.52%) FireEye
10 3 (6.52%) GFI Software
10 3 (6.52%) LogRhythm
10 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.52%) Rapid7
10 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
10 3 (6.52%) Symantec