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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 58 64 55
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing F5 11 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.29% 0.26% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 2.74% 0.59% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 3
Average daily rate
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£330 £500 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £331
% change year-on-year
- +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £36.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +11.62%
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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
401 340 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.96% 44.56% 51.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 159 197
Average daily rate £350 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 29 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £22.50 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.97 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% +1.57%

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 1 September 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
4 9 (33.33%) Network Management
5 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
5 8 (29.63%) Performance Management
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (25.93%) VPN
6 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
6 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 6 (22.22%) Firewall
7 6 (22.22%) CCNP
7 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
8 5 (18.52%) HP
8 5 (18.52%) CCNA
9 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
9 4 (14.81%) Windows
9 4 (14.81%) LAN
9 4 (14.81%) WAN
9 4 (14.81%) Juniper
10 3 (11.11%) NetApp
10 3 (11.11%) MPLS
10 3 (11.11%) OSPF
10 3 (11.11%) BGP
10 3 (11.11%) VRRP
10 3 (11.11%) VoIP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
2 7 (25.93%) VPN
3 6 (22.22%) Firewall
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (14.81%) LAN
4 4 (14.81%) WAN
5 3 (11.11%) VoIP
5 3 (11.11%) MPLS
5 3 (11.11%) OSPF
5 3 (11.11%) BGP
5 3 (11.11%) VRRP
5 3 (11.11%) VLAN
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (11.11%) HSRP
6 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Support
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.70%) IVR
1 1 (3.70%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 3 (11.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Management
2 8 (29.63%) Performance Management
2 8 (29.63%) Information Assurance
3 3 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 6 (22.22%) CCNP
4 5 (18.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) NFS
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) Snort
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.41%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Cisco
2 12 (44.44%) Blue Coat
3 6 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Juniper
6 3 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (11.11%) NetApp
6 3 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.70%) NetQoS
7 1 (3.70%) Nokia
7 1 (3.70%) CA
7 1 (3.70%) Avaya
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