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 6 December 2016 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 39 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Contract jobs citing F5 18 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.93% 0.77% 2.41%
As % of the Vendors category 6.16% 1.76% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 7
Median daily rate £450 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +69.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £550 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
F5
Buckinghamshire

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
292 397 401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.56% 43.44% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 164 205
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 41
Median hourly rate £9.65 £16.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.41% +11.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.22 £19.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 6 December 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) VPN
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (44.83%) Wireless
7 11 (37.93%) CCNA
8 10 (34.48%) CCNP
8 10 (34.48%) WAN
8 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (27.59%) Network Security
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) Juniper
10 7 (24.14%) Intel Security
10 7 (24.14%) BGP
10 7 (24.14%) OSPF
10 7 (24.14%) Finance
10 7 (24.14%) SSL
10 7 (24.14%) LAN
10 7 (24.14%) VoIP
10 7 (24.14%) Windows
10 7 (24.14%) Information Security
10 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
10 7 (24.14%) Sourcefire
10 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
10 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (20.69%) Nexpose
11 6 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 6 (20.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication

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 (10.34%) MS Excel
1 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) VPN
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (44.83%) Wireless
5 10 (34.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 10 (34.48%) WAN
6 8 (27.59%) Network Security
6 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
7 7 (24.14%) BGP
7 7 (24.14%) LAN
7 7 (24.14%) OSPF
7 7 (24.14%) SSL
7 7 (24.14%) VoIP
8 6 (20.69%) Ethernet
8 6 (20.69%) Internet
8 6 (20.69%) MPLS
9 5 (17.24%) Cisco PIX
10 4 (13.79%) FCoE
10 4 (13.79%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) GIS
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
1 8 (27.59%) Network Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Security Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security Specialist
4 4 (13.79%) Information Specialist
5 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) e-Health
3 3 (10.34%) IVR
4 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.45%) Clustering
5 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Information Security
1 7 (24.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 6 (20.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (20.69%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (20.69%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Change Control
5 1 (3.45%) DNA
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Remediation Plan
5 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNA
3 10 (34.48%) CCNP
4 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
5 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) CCDA
6 2 (6.90%) CCDP
6 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) CCA
7 1 (3.45%) CCAA
7 1 (3.45%) CCVP
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) XenApp
1 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
1 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) Nexpose
2 5 (17.24%) FortiGate
3 3 (10.34%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (6.90%) SCCM
5 1 (3.45%) AppDNA
5 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (3.45%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 8 (27.59%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) Blue Coat
3 7 (24.14%) Intel Security
3 7 (24.14%) Sourcefire
4 6 (20.69%) ArcSight
4 6 (20.69%) FireEye
4 6 (20.69%) GFI Software
4 6 (20.69%) LogRhythm
4 6 (20.69%) Rapid7
4 6 (20.69%) Symantec
4 6 (20.69%) TippingPoint
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
6 3 (10.34%) Aruba
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
7 2 (6.90%) Remedy
7 2 (6.90%) VMware