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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 170 202 194
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 96 69 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.24% 1.55% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 33 26
Median daily rate £375 £400 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +10.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £288 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £349 £390
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -10.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
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
4278 4461 4306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.56% 47.23% 47.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2515 2444 2132
Median daily rate £400 £391 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +11.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 239 233
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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 25 June 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 25 June 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
Berkshire +9 32 £380 +31.60% 5
Hampshire +24 30 £350 +12.90% 4
Buckinghamshire +12 20 £445 -1.11% 1
West Sussex - 8 £365 - 1
Surrey -15 4 £371 -12.64% 4
Oxfordshire +6 2 £325 -23.52%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 134 (70.16%) Cisco
1 134 (70.16%) Firewall
2 70 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (36.13%) LAN
4 64 (33.51%) CheckPoint
4 64 (33.51%) WAN
5 63 (32.98%) Cisco ASA
5 63 (32.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 63 (32.98%) Data Centre
6 56 (29.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 49 (25.65%) DNS
7 49 (25.65%) Linux
8 48 (25.13%) Windows
9 46 (24.08%) Network Security
10 43 (22.51%) Load Balancing
10 43 (22.51%) SSL
11 42 (21.99%) CCNP
12 41 (21.47%) VMware
13 39 (20.42%) Juniper
13 39 (20.42%) ITIL
14 36 (18.85%) VPN
15 34 (17.80%) Blue Coat
15 34 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 32 (16.75%) DHCP
17 30 (15.71%) Microsoft
17 30 (15.71%) Finance
18 29 (15.18%) Wireless
19 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
20 26 (13.61%) SNMP
20 26 (13.61%) Oracle

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 (6.81%) JBoss
2 8 (4.19%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.57%) Apache
4 3 (1.57%) SAS
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.05%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.05%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (4.19%) MS Excel
1 8 (4.19%) ProjectWise
2 3 (1.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) Yammer
3 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 134 (70.16%) Firewall
2 69 (36.13%) LAN
3 64 (33.51%) WAN
4 63 (32.98%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (32.98%) Cisco Nexus
5 56 (29.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 49 (25.65%) DNS
7 46 (24.08%) Network Security
8 43 (22.51%) SSL
9 36 (18.85%) VPN
10 34 (17.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 32 (16.75%) DHCP
12 29 (15.18%) Wireless
13 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
14 26 (13.61%) BGP
14 26 (13.61%) SNMP
15 25 (13.09%) MPLS
16 24 (12.57%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (12.57%) Internet
17 21 (10.99%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.28%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.71%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (4.71%) Artifactory
1 9 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (4.71%) Gradle
1 9 (4.71%) Maven
1 9 (4.71%) TortoiseSVN
2 3 (1.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 30 (15.71%) Finance
2 17 (8.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.14%) Retail
4 5 (2.62%) Billing
5 3 (1.57%) Local Government
6 2 (1.05%) Back Office
6 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Electronics
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (35.60%) Network Engineer
2 28 (14.66%) Security Engineer
3 23 (12.04%) Support Engineer
4 20 (10.47%) IP Engineer
5 16 (8.38%) IP Security Engineer
6 14 (7.33%) Network Support
7 12 (6.28%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (6.28%) Consultant
8 11 (5.76%) Project Manager
8 11 (5.76%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Architect
9 10 (5.24%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (4.71%) Analyst
10 9 (4.71%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (4.19%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.19%) Technical Support
11 8 (4.19%) Technical Support Engineer
12 7 (3.66%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.24%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.71%) Web Services
3 7 (3.66%) SOAP
4 5 (2.62%) Middleware
5 4 (2.09%) REST
6 3 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (1.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (1.05%) .NET
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.52%) CSS
8 1 (0.52%) HTML
8 1 (0.52%) J2EE
8 1 (0.52%) OAuth
8 1 (0.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (32.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.33%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.81%) Clustering
4 12 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 11 (5.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.19%) PKI
7 7 (3.66%) Driving Licence
8 6 (3.14%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.62%) DataPower
10 4 (2.09%) Algorithms
10 4 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.09%) LPAR
10 4 (2.09%) Replication
10 4 (2.09%) Smart Meter
11 3 (1.57%) Client/Server
11 3 (1.57%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.57%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
12 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 49 (25.65%) Linux
2 48 (25.13%) Windows
3 22 (11.52%) Unix
4 21 (10.99%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (4.71%) AIX
7 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (1.05%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.51%) Load Balancing
2 39 (20.42%) ITIL
3 23 (12.04%) Change Management
4 19 (9.95%) Project Management
5 17 (8.90%) Configuration Management
6 16 (8.38%) High Availability
7 14 (7.33%) Migration
8 13 (6.81%) Network Design
9 12 (6.28%) Information Security
9 12 (6.28%) Network Management
9 12 (6.28%) Release Management
10 11 (5.76%) Capacity Planning
10 11 (5.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 11 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (5.76%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 10 (5.24%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.24%) DDoS Mitigation
11 10 (5.24%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
11 10 (5.24%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.57%) SQL
2 14 (7.33%) Perl
3 7 (3.66%) PowerShell
4 6 (3.14%) Python
5 5 (2.62%) Ruby
6 3 (1.57%) Tcl
7 2 (1.05%) C
8 1 (0.52%) C++
8 1 (0.52%) Java
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 70 (36.65%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.99%) CCNP
3 26 (13.61%) CCNA
4 23 (12.04%) Security Cleared
5 21 (10.99%) CCSE
6 20 (10.47%) SC Cleared
7 13 (6.81%) CCIE
8 11 (5.76%) Degree
9 10 (5.24%) CCSA
9 10 (5.24%) CISSP
10 8 (4.19%) CCDA
11 5 (2.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.57%) CEH
12 3 (1.57%) GCIA
12 3 (1.57%) GCIH
12 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.05%) CCDP
13 2 (1.05%) HND
13 2 (1.05%) JNCIA
13 2 (1.05%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.81%) SLA
2 11 (5.76%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.62%) HIPAA
3 5 (2.62%) JSP 440
4 4 (2.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 20 (10.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (9.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.24%) ProxySG
3 10 (5.24%) vSphere
4 8 (4.19%) Virtual Servers
4 8 (4.19%) VMware ESX
4 8 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.05%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.05%) XenApp
5 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.76%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (4.19%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (3.66%) SCCM
4 7 (3.66%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.62%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.62%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.62%) SCOM
5 5 (2.62%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (2.62%) WSUS
6 4 (2.09%) Nagios
6 4 (2.09%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.57%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.57%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (1.05%) MOM
9 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.52%) OpenView
9 1 (0.52%) Puppet
9 1 (0.52%) RSA Archer
9 1 (0.52%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 134 (70.16%) Cisco
2 64 (33.51%) CheckPoint
3 41 (21.47%) VMware
4 39 (20.42%) Juniper
5 34 (17.80%) Blue Coat
6 30 (15.71%) Microsoft
7 26 (13.61%) Oracle
8 16 (8.38%) Palo Alto
9 14 (7.33%) Citrix
10 13 (6.81%) HP
11 12 (6.28%) Red Hat
11 12 (6.28%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.76%) Intel Security
13 9 (4.71%) Forcepoint
13 9 (4.71%) Informatica
13 9 (4.71%) IronPort
13 9 (4.71%) Symantec
14 8 (4.19%) Sourcefire
15 7 (3.66%) Barracuda Networks
15 7 (3.66%) TippingPoint
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