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 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank - 60 -
Contract jobs citing F5 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.47% -
As % of the Vendors category - 1.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £390 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £333
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
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
182 271 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.96% 42.08% 45.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 181 84
Average daily rate £325 £403 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +8.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £13.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +19.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £25.75 £19.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 4 (100.00%) Tufin
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 4 (100.00%) SSL
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre Consultant
2 3 (75.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 4 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 4 (100.00%) Strategic Planning
1 4 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCDP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) CCSE
1 4 (100.00%) CCSP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) HIPAA
1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 4 (100.00%) Juniper
1 4 (100.00%) Nokia
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 4 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Tufin