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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 65 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% - 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% - 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£461 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.24% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £32.47 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+59.11% -1.60%
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
303 188 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 41.28% 34.81% 46.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 85 116
Average daily rate £375 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 31
Average hourly rate £25.00 £14.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -0.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £12.31 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford - 1 £348 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (20.00%) FirePass
2 1 (20.00%) Migration

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VoIP
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) MPLS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) FirePass
2 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Design Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Build Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Fortinet