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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 60 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing F5 9 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.96% 1.24% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 1.83% 2.68% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £356
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +30.71%
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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
492 410 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 52.62% 46.38% 50.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 169 177
Average daily rate £388 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £255 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 19 29
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% -37.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (60.00%) CCNP
4 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (53.33%) BGP
6 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (33.33%) Juniper
7 5 (33.33%) OSPF
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) VoIP
8 4 (26.67%) Broadband
8 4 (26.67%) LAN
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) WebEx
9 3 (20.00%) MPLS
10 2 (13.33%) Wireless
10 2 (13.33%) SSL
10 2 (13.33%) UNIX
10 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
10 2 (13.33%) VMware
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (6.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) BGP
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (33.33%) VoIP
4 5 (33.33%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) Broadband
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) WebEx
6 3 (20.00%) MPLS
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (13.33%) iSCSI
8 1 (6.67%) xDSL
8 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) Time Management
2 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
2 1 (6.67%) SDLC
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (6.67%) Data Security
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Information Security
2 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
1 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNP
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CCIP
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) Meraki
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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