The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 75 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.87% 2.32% 0.70%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 5.25% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 4
Median daily rate £310 £350 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
F5
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
245 305 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 35.56% 44.20% 40.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 220 146
Median daily rate £363 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 15 19
Median hourly rate £16.25 £22.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% +40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £12.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Oxfordshire region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -13 3 £413 +29.71%
Kidlington - 1 £363 -
Thame - 1 £310 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
6 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
7 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) MPLS
7 1 (12.50%) OSPF
7 1 (12.50%) BGP
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) UML

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
3 1 (12.50%) UML
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) HP