The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 160 206 166
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -40
Contract jobs citing F5 82 63 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.06% 0.67% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 2.16% 1.40% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 51
Median daily rate £450 £406 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £347 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £466 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.31% -0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3788 4499 4748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.95% 47.55% 48.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2109 2459 2455
Median daily rate £400 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 295
Median hourly rate £17.25 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

F5
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Hampshire +22 21 £362 -13.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +26 18 £475 -13.63% 1
Berkshire -6 18 £450 +7.14% 5
Surrey +25 7 £500 +56.25% 2
West Sussex +8 7 £374 +2.39%
Oxfordshire - 5 £313 - 2
Middlesex - 2 £404 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 South East region with a requirement for F5.

1 131 (73.18%) Cisco
2 118 (65.92%) Firewall
3 74 (41.34%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (31.84%) WAN
5 56 (31.28%) LAN
6 55 (30.73%) Data Centre
7 53 (29.61%) Juniper
7 53 (29.61%) CheckPoint
8 51 (28.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 51 (28.49%) Network Security
9 46 (25.70%) Load Balancing
10 45 (25.14%) Cisco ASA
11 42 (23.46%) CCNP
12 40 (22.35%) MPLS
13 37 (20.67%) ITIL
13 37 (20.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 36 (20.11%) VPN
14 36 (20.11%) CCNA
15 34 (18.99%) BGP
16 32 (17.88%) Windows
17 31 (17.32%) DNS
18 27 (15.08%) VMware
18 27 (15.08%) OSPF
18 27 (15.08%) Palo Alto
18 27 (15.08%) Security Cleared
19 26 (14.53%) SSL
19 26 (14.53%) TCP/IP
20 25 (13.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
21 23 (12.85%) BIG-IP
21 23 (12.85%) Unix

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (7.26%) WebLogic
2 10 (5.59%) Apache
3 8 (4.47%) JBoss
4 6 (3.35%) iPlanet
4 6 (3.35%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.35%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) IaaS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (65.92%) Firewall
2 57 (31.84%) WAN
3 56 (31.28%) LAN
4 51 (28.49%) Cisco Nexus
4 51 (28.49%) Network Security
5 45 (25.14%) Cisco ASA
6 40 (22.35%) MPLS
7 37 (20.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 36 (20.11%) VPN
9 34 (18.99%) BGP
10 31 (17.32%) DNS
11 27 (15.08%) OSPF
12 26 (14.53%) SSL
12 26 (14.53%) TCP/IP
13 25 (13.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 23 (12.85%) BIG-IP
15 19 (10.61%) Internet
15 19 (10.61%) IPsec
16 18 (10.06%) VoIP
17 17 (9.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.91%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.79%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.79%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.56%) DB2
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Gradle
1 3 (1.68%) JIRA
1 3 (1.68%) Maven
2 2 (1.12%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.56%) Ant
3 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
General
1 17 (9.50%) Finance
2 16 (8.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.23%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
Job Titles
1 67 (37.43%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.20%) Consultant
3 19 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Architect
4 18 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (10.06%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.38%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (7.26%) Network Architect
7 12 (6.70%) Network Consultant
8 10 (5.59%) Analyst
8 10 (5.59%) Network Analyst
9 9 (5.03%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.47%) Project Manager
10 8 (4.47%) Security Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Network Security Architect
12 6 (3.35%) Applications Support
12 6 (3.35%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Firewall Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 6 (3.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.94%) 802.1X
2 12 (6.70%) J2EE
3 7 (3.91%) WebCenter
4 6 (3.35%) Middleware
5 5 (2.79%) JSP
6 4 (2.23%) Web Services
7 3 (1.68%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) SOAP
9 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.56%) HTML
9 1 (0.56%) JAXB
9 1 (0.56%) jQuery
9 1 (0.56%) JSF
9 1 (0.56%) RichFaces
9 1 (0.56%) Spring
9 1 (0.56%) Spring MVC
9 1 (0.56%) Spring Security
9 1 (0.56%) XHTML
9 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (30.73%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.26%) PKI
4 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 10 (5.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (4.47%) Clustering
6 8 (4.47%) Computer Science
6 8 (4.47%) Driving Licence
7 5 (2.79%) Cryptography
7 5 (2.79%) e-Health
8 4 (2.23%) IVR
9 3 (1.68%) Smart Meter
10 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.12%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.12%) Wiki
11 1 (0.56%) HP StoreVirtual
11 1 (0.56%) Replication
11 1 (0.56%) YubiKey
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.88%) Windows
2 23 (12.85%) Linux
2 23 (12.85%) Unix
3 14 (7.82%) Solaris
4 9 (5.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.47%) AIX
6 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.70%) Load Balancing
2 37 (20.67%) ITIL
3 17 (9.50%) Migration
4 15 (8.38%) High Availability
4 15 (8.38%) Project Management
5 14 (7.82%) Information Security
6 12 (6.70%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (6.15%) Change Management
7 11 (6.15%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.15%) Network Management
8 10 (5.59%) Network Design
8 10 (5.59%) Problem Management
9 9 (5.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.03%) Service Management
10 8 (4.47%) Capacity Management
10 8 (4.47%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 8 (4.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 8 (4.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (3.91%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.82%) Perl
2 8 (4.47%) JavaScript
3 7 (3.91%) Java
4 5 (2.79%) SQL
5 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.12%) Python
6 2 (1.12%) VBScript
7 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (41.34%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (23.46%) CCNP
3 36 (20.11%) CCNA
4 27 (15.08%) Security Cleared
5 20 (11.17%) SC Cleared
6 19 (10.61%) CCIE
7 10 (5.59%) Degree
8 6 (3.35%) CISSP
8 6 (3.35%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.35%) PMI Certification
8 6 (3.35%) PMP
9 5 (2.79%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.79%) JNCIS
10 4 (2.23%) DV Cleared
11 3 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.68%) CCDA
11 3 (1.68%) CCSE
12 2 (1.12%) CCDP
12 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) PCI DSS
2 9 (5.03%) SLA
3 8 (4.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (3.35%) JSP 440
5 5 (2.79%) HIPAA
6 3 (1.68%) PA-DSS
7 2 (1.12%) QA
8 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.68%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.56%) Firmware
5 1 (0.56%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
5 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.35%) EMC NetWorker
2 6 (3.35%) Nexpose
2 6 (3.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 4 (2.23%) CA Spectrum
3 4 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.68%) SCCM
5 2 (1.12%) OpenView
5 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.12%) SCSM
5 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.12%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) SELinux
6 1 (0.56%) WSUS
6 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 131 (73.18%) Cisco
2 53 (29.61%) CheckPoint
2 53 (29.61%) Juniper
3 27 (15.08%) Palo Alto
3 27 (15.08%) VMware
4 22 (12.29%) Blue Coat
5 17 (9.50%) Microsoft
6 16 (8.94%) Oracle
7 14 (7.82%) Intel Security
8 13 (7.26%) Red Hat
9 9 (5.03%) TippingPoint
10 8 (4.47%) Symantec
11 7 (3.91%) FatWire
11 7 (3.91%) FireEye
11 7 (3.91%) Sourcefire
12 6 (3.35%) ArcSight
12 6 (3.35%) Aruba
12 6 (3.35%) Fortinet
12 6 (3.35%) LogRhythm
12 6 (3.35%) Riverbed
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