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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 53 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 17 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.09% 1.79% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.62% 4.29% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £438 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.66%
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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
368 373 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 45.21% 41.77% 45.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 206 124
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £248 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 23 28
Average hourly rate £10.52 £11.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.51% -13.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.63 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £14.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (96.15%) Cisco
2 16 (61.54%) CCNP
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (53.85%) LAN
3 14 (53.85%) WAN
3 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
4 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
5 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
5 11 (42.31%) VPN
6 10 (38.46%) Firewall
6 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 10 (38.46%) CCNA
6 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
8 8 (30.77%) OSPF
8 8 (30.77%) BGP
8 8 (30.77%) VRRP
8 8 (30.77%) Juniper
8 8 (30.77%) Wireless
8 8 (30.77%) HSRP
9 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
9 7 (26.92%) Network Management
9 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
10 6 (23.08%) VMware
10 6 (23.08%) HP
10 6 (23.08%) CCDP
11 5 (19.23%) WLAN
11 5 (19.23%) SSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (3.85%) Apache
1 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
1 14 (53.85%) WAN
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
2 11 (42.31%) VPN
3 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 8 (30.77%) OSPF
4 8 (30.77%) BGP
4 8 (30.77%) VRRP
4 8 (30.77%) Wireless
4 8 (30.77%) HSRP
5 5 (19.23%) WLAN
5 5 (19.23%) SSL
5 5 (19.23%) MPLS
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (19.23%) NX-OS
6 4 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
6 4 (15.38%) Multicast
6 4 (15.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Spanish Language
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Network Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) e-Health
4 1 (3.85%) Tandem
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) CentOS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Management
1 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 4 (15.38%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
3 4 (15.38%) Information Assurance
3 4 (15.38%) Validation
3 4 (15.38%) Migration
3 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Business Continuity
4 3 (11.54%) Change Control
5 2 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (61.54%) CCNP
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 12 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 10 (38.46%) CCNA
4 10 (38.46%) DV Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) CCDP
6 4 (15.38%) CCSE
6 4 (15.38%) CCIE
6 4 (15.38%) CCIP
7 2 (7.69%) CCSA
8 1 (3.85%) CCDA
8 1 (3.85%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (15.38%) Snort
2 3 (11.54%) NFS
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.85%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.69%) OVSD
3 1 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 9 (34.62%) Blue Coat
4 8 (30.77%) Juniper
5 7 (26.92%) Sourcefire
6 6 (23.08%) VMware
6 6 (23.08%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Citrix
8 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp
8 3 (11.54%) NetScout
9 2 (7.69%) Computacenter
9 2 (7.69%) IronPort
9 2 (7.69%) Nokia
10 1 (3.85%) Oracle
10 1 (3.85%) CA
10 1 (3.85%) Fortinet
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