The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 68 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing F5 12 10 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.22% 1.17% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.41% 2.61% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 2
Average daily rate £380 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £458 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £333
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £45.15 - £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
F5
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
497 383 504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 50.35% 44.64% 50.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 210 249
Average daily rate £375 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 8 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +122.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Reading region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Juniper
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
4 16 (55.17%) OSPF
4 16 (55.17%) BGP
4 16 (55.17%) VLAN
4 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
5 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (48.28%) VPN
5 14 (48.28%) LAN
6 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 11 (37.93%) CCNP
7 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
8 10 (34.48%) WebEx
9 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
9 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
10 6 (20.69%) Wireless
10 6 (20.69%) SSL
10 6 (20.69%) MPLS
10 6 (20.69%) Linux
11 5 (17.24%) CCNA
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (17.24%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (17.24%) Network Design
12 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 4 (13.79%) HSRP
12 4 (13.79%) Broadband

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 17 (58.62%) Firewall
2 16 (55.17%) BGP
2 16 (55.17%) OSPF
2 16 (55.17%) VLAN
3 14 (48.28%) LAN
3 14 (48.28%) VPN
4 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (34.48%) WebEx
6 6 (20.69%) MPLS
6 6 (20.69%) SSL
6 6 (20.69%) Wireless
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (17.24%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (13.79%) Broadband
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (13.79%) HSRP
8 4 (13.79%) VRRP
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) DB2
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Platform Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
1 1 (3.45%) REST
1 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
4 2 (6.90%) High Availability
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (6.90%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.45%) Data Security
5 1 (3.45%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Information Security
5 1 (3.45%) Network Management
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) SDLC
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 1 (3.45%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) CCNP
3 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE
6 2 (6.90%) CEH
6 2 (6.90%) CISSP
6 2 (6.90%) GCIA
6 2 (6.90%) GCIH
7 1 (3.45%) CCIP
7 1 (3.45%) CCSP
7 1 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) vSphere
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) Juniper
3 17 (58.62%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
5 2 (6.90%) LogRhythm
5 2 (6.90%) Meraki
5 2 (6.90%) NetWitness
5 2 (6.90%) Qualys
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Rate: £350 p/d
Posted: 11 days ago