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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South East
Rank 141 179 152
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Contract jobs citing F5 101 78 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.41% 0.94% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.82% 1.98% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 35 56
Median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £288 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £432 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.14
% change year-on-year
- +17.97%

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
3576 3943 4469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.99% 47.38% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2061 2190 2346
Median daily rate £410 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 212 217
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.46 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Buckinghamshire +34 34 £425 -22.72%
Hampshire +20 24 £410 +5.67% 3
Berkshire -7 13 £450 +12.50% 2
Surrey +17 12 £475 +68.14% 4
Oxfordshire - 10 £325 - 1
Middlesex - 3 £420 -
West Sussex +3 2 £450 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 150 (78.53%) Cisco
2 127 (66.49%) Firewall
3 89 (46.60%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (41.36%) Juniper
5 74 (38.74%) WAN
6 71 (37.17%) LAN
7 68 (35.60%) CheckPoint
8 62 (32.46%) Data Centre
9 52 (27.23%) Cisco Nexus
10 51 (26.70%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (26.70%) CCNP
11 48 (25.13%) Network Security
12 44 (23.04%) Load Balancing
13 42 (21.99%) MPLS
14 40 (20.94%) ITIL
14 40 (20.94%) Security Cleared
15 39 (20.42%) CCNA
16 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
17 34 (17.80%) Palo Alto
17 34 (17.80%) DNS
17 34 (17.80%) Blue Coat
18 33 (17.28%) VPN
19 31 (16.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 29 (15.18%) Wireless
21 28 (14.66%) Telecoms
21 28 (14.66%) SSL
21 28 (14.66%) BGP
22 27 (14.14%) CCIE
23 26 (13.61%) Windows
24 24 (12.57%) Finance

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 10 (5.24%) Apache
2 8 (4.19%) WebLogic
3 6 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.09%) JBoss
5 2 (1.05%) CMS
6 1 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) IIS
6 1 (0.52%) iPlanet
6 1 (0.52%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.14%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (66.49%) Firewall
2 74 (38.74%) WAN
3 71 (37.17%) LAN
4 52 (27.23%) Cisco Nexus
5 51 (26.70%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (25.13%) Network Security
7 42 (21.99%) MPLS
8 34 (17.80%) DNS
9 33 (17.28%) VPN
10 31 (16.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 29 (15.18%) Wireless
12 28 (14.66%) BGP
12 28 (14.66%) SSL
13 24 (12.57%) TCP/IP
14 23 (12.04%) OSPF
15 22 (11.52%) BIG-IP
15 22 (11.52%) Ethernet
15 22 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 21 (10.99%) VoIP
17 16 (8.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.66%) RDBMS
2 7 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.52%) GIS
4 1 (0.52%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Ant
2 1 (0.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.52%) Gradle
2 1 (0.52%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.52%) JIRA
2 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 28 (14.66%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.62%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Banking
4 2 (1.05%) Billing
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 84 (43.98%) Network Engineer
2 27 (14.14%) Security Engineer
3 26 (13.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 25 (13.09%) Consultant
5 24 (12.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 23 (12.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (10.47%) Analyst
7 20 (10.47%) Network Analyst
8 18 (9.42%) Architect
9 13 (6.81%) Network Architect
10 11 (5.76%) Network Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Network Operations Analyst
11 10 (5.24%) Operations Analyst
12 9 (4.71%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 9 (4.71%) Support Engineer
13 8 (4.19%) Firewall Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Juniper Engineer
14 7 (3.66%) Security Architect
14 7 (3.66%) Senior Network Engineer
15 6 (3.14%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.76%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.19%) Middleware
3 7 (3.66%) J2EE
3 7 (3.66%) WebCenter
4 3 (1.57%) CSS
5 2 (1.05%) SOAP
6 1 (0.52%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.52%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.52%) HTML
6 1 (0.52%) JAXB
6 1 (0.52%) jQuery
6 1 (0.52%) JSF
6 1 (0.52%) JSP
6 1 (0.52%) RichFaces
6 1 (0.52%) Spring
6 1 (0.52%) Spring MVC
6 1 (0.52%) Spring Security
6 1 (0.52%) Web Services
6 1 (0.52%) XHTML
6 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (32.46%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.42%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.28%) Driving Licence
5 11 (5.76%) IVR
5 11 (5.76%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.19%) PKI
7 6 (3.14%) e-Health
8 5 (2.62%) Cryptography
8 5 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 4 (2.09%) Clustering
10 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.05%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 2 (1.05%) Wiki
11 1 (0.52%) DataPower
11 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.61%) Windows
2 17 (8.90%) Unix
3 16 (8.38%) Linux
4 9 (4.71%) Solaris
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) AIX
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.52%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.04%) Load Balancing
2 40 (20.94%) ITIL
3 22 (11.52%) Network Design
4 21 (10.99%) Service Management
5 15 (7.85%) Change Management
5 15 (7.85%) High Availability
6 14 (7.33%) Migration
7 13 (6.81%) Information Security
7 13 (6.81%) ITSM
7 13 (6.81%) Problem Management
8 12 (6.28%) Incident Management
8 12 (6.28%) Kalman Filter
9 11 (5.76%) Web Filtering
10 10 (5.24%) Network Management
10 10 (5.24%) Project Management
11 9 (4.71%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.71%) Workflow
12 7 (3.66%) Capacity Management
12 7 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.71%) Perl
2 8 (4.19%) JavaScript
3 3 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.57%) SQL
4 2 (1.05%) Java
4 2 (1.05%) VBScript
5 1 (0.52%) C
5 1 (0.52%) Python
5 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 89 (46.60%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (26.70%) CCNP
3 40 (20.94%) Security Cleared
4 39 (20.42%) CCNA
5 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
6 27 (14.14%) CCIE
7 18 (9.42%) JNCIA
8 16 (8.38%) CCSA
8 16 (8.38%) CCSE
9 15 (7.85%) Degree
10 12 (6.28%) CCDP
10 12 (6.28%) JNCIE
11 11 (5.76%) CCIP
12 10 (5.24%) HP ASE
12 10 (5.24%) HP MASE
13 8 (4.19%) JNCIP
14 7 (3.66%) CISSP
14 7 (3.66%) JNCIS
15 3 (1.57%) CCSP
15 3 (1.57%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.95%) PCI DSS
2 13 (6.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (5.24%) SLA
4 8 (4.19%) HIPAA
5 4 (2.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.57%) PA-DSS
7 2 (1.05%) QA
8 1 (0.52%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.57%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (1.57%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 1 (0.52%) Firmware
5 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.52%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.52%) vSphere
5 1 (0.52%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (9.42%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.62%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (2.62%) Nexpose
3 3 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.05%) Nagios
4 2 (1.05%) Opsview
4 2 (1.05%) QRadar
4 2 (1.05%) SCCM
4 2 (1.05%) SCOrch
4 2 (1.05%) SCSM
4 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.52%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) OpenView
5 1 (0.52%) SELinux
5 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 150 (78.53%) Cisco
2 79 (41.36%) Juniper
3 68 (35.60%) CheckPoint
4 34 (17.80%) Blue Coat
4 34 (17.80%) Palo Alto
5 22 (11.52%) VMware
6 19 (9.95%) Aruba
6 19 (9.95%) Riverbed
7 16 (8.38%) Microsoft
8 14 (7.33%) Fortinet
8 14 (7.33%) HP
8 14 (7.33%) Intel Security
9 12 (6.28%) Avaya
9 12 (6.28%) Brocade
9 12 (6.28%) TippingPoint
10 11 (5.76%) Remedy
11 9 (4.71%) FireEye
11 9 (4.71%) Nokia
11 9 (4.71%) Oracle
12 8 (4.19%) Citrix
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