The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Milton Keynes region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 56 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing F5 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.36% 0.29% 1.20%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 0.63% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate
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£346 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.96 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
413 318 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 46.67% 46.42% 48.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 140 138
Average daily rate £363 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £210 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 39 23
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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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
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 23 July 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 11 (52.38%) Blue Coat
4 9 (42.86%) Network Management
5 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
5 8 (38.10%) Performance Management
6 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (28.57%) CCNP
7 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
8 5 (23.81%) CCNA
8 5 (23.81%) VPN
8 5 (23.81%) SLA
8 5 (23.81%) HP
9 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Firewall
10 3 (14.29%) VMware
10 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
10 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
10 3 (14.29%) Linux
10 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
10 3 (14.29%) LAN
10 3 (14.29%) VoIP
10 3 (14.29%) WAN
10 3 (14.29%) NFS
10 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 3 (14.29%) MPLS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 5 (23.81%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) MPLS
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
4 3 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (9.52%) DMVPN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (9.52%) HSRP
5 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (9.52%) OSPF
5 2 (9.52%) BGP
5 2 (9.52%) VRRP
5 2 (9.52%) VLAN
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Network Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Support
4 3 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Wireless Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.76%) IVR
1 1 (4.76%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
2 3 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Network Management
2 8 (38.10%) Performance Management
2 8 (38.10%) Information Assurance
3 3 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (9.52%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 5 (23.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) NFS
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (9.52%) ProxySG
2 2 (9.52%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) Blue Coat
3 5 (23.81%) HP
4 4 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 3 (14.29%) NetApp
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.76%) CA
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Nokia