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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 169 176 192
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +16
Contract jobs citing F5 90 93 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.02% 0.97% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.10% 2.05% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 28
Median daily rate £365 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £299 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £34.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
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
4288 4539 4318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.60% 47.50% 47.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2515 2570 2124
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 214 242
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.55 £10.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £40.05 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +12 34 £413 +6.45% 5
Hampshire +16 30 £338 +3.84% 5
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £450 -5.26% 2
Surrey -12 6 £355 -16.47% 3
West Sussex -2 5 £365 +114.70% 2
Oxfordshire -4 1 £300 -14.28% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 138 (73.80%) Firewall
2 131 (70.05%) Cisco
3 62 (33.16%) LAN
3 62 (33.16%) Data Centre
4 61 (32.62%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (32.09%) WAN
6 57 (30.48%) CheckPoint
7 55 (29.41%) Windows
7 55 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 54 (28.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 49 (26.20%) Cisco Nexus
9 49 (26.20%) Linux
10 48 (25.67%) VMware
11 45 (24.06%) DNS
12 42 (22.46%) Network Security
13 40 (21.39%) Load Balancing
14 39 (20.86%) VPN
14 39 (20.86%) Juniper
15 37 (19.79%) CCNP
15 37 (19.79%) ITIL
16 35 (18.72%) SSL
16 35 (18.72%) Blue Coat
17 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
18 33 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 32 (17.11%) Oracle
20 28 (14.97%) BIG-IP
21 27 (14.44%) BGP
22 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
22 26 (13.90%) Finance
22 26 (13.90%) Security Cleared

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 14 (7.49%) JBoss
2 8 (4.28%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.74%) WebLogic
4 6 (3.21%) iPlanet
5 4 (2.14%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.60%) SAS
7 2 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.07%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.53%) Apache
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.53%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.53%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.28%) ProjectWise
3 3 (1.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.21%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.07%) Yammer
3 1 (0.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 138 (73.80%) Firewall
2 62 (33.16%) LAN
3 60 (32.09%) WAN
4 55 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 54 (28.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 49 (26.20%) Cisco Nexus
7 45 (24.06%) DNS
8 42 (22.46%) Network Security
9 39 (20.86%) VPN
10 35 (18.72%) SSL
11 33 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 28 (14.97%) BIG-IP
13 27 (14.44%) BGP
14 26 (13.90%) TCP/IP
15 24 (12.83%) DHCP
16 23 (12.30%) SNMP
17 22 (11.76%) Internet
18 20 (10.70%) Cisco PIX
18 20 (10.70%) OSPF
18 20 (10.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.63%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (4.81%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (4.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.28%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.07%) DB2
6 1 (0.53%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (4.81%) Artifactory
1 9 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (4.81%) Gradle
1 9 (4.81%) Maven
1 9 (4.81%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (2.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
2 19 (10.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.74%) Retail
4 5 (2.67%) Billing
5 3 (1.60%) Local Government
6 2 (1.07%) Back Office
6 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Electronics
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (33.69%) Network Engineer
2 22 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 19 (10.16%) IP Engineer
4 16 (8.56%) Support Engineer
5 15 (8.02%) Consultant
5 15 (8.02%) IP Security Engineer
6 14 (7.49%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.42%) Architect
8 11 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (5.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.81%) Analyst
10 9 (4.81%) Technical Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Infrastructure Manager
11 7 (3.74%) Security Consultant
11 7 (3.74%) Technical Specialist
11 7 (3.74%) Technical Support
11 7 (3.74%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) 802.1X
1 10 (5.35%) Web Services
2 7 (3.74%) J2EE
3 6 (3.21%) SOAP
4 5 (2.67%) JSP
4 5 (2.67%) Middleware
5 4 (2.14%) ActiveMQ
5 4 (2.14%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.60%) REST
7 2 (1.07%) .NET
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.53%) CSS
8 1 (0.53%) HTML
8 1 (0.53%) OAuth
8 1 (0.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 62 (33.16%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.02%) Clustering
3 14 (7.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (5.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.35%) PKI
5 9 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.28%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.67%) Smart Meter
8 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.14%) LPAR
8 4 (2.14%) Replication
9 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.60%) DataPower
9 3 (1.60%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.60%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.60%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.53%) Grid Computing
11 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 55 (29.41%) Windows
2 49 (26.20%) Linux
3 25 (13.37%) Unix
4 21 (11.23%) Windows Server
5 15 (8.02%) AIX
6 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (3.74%) Solaris
9 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (1.60%) Windows 7
11 2 (1.07%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.39%) Load Balancing
2 37 (19.79%) ITIL
3 23 (12.30%) Project Management
4 20 (10.70%) Change Management
5 18 (9.63%) Migration
6 17 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 17 (9.09%) High Availability
7 13 (6.95%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (6.42%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 12 (6.42%) Network Design
8 12 (6.42%) Release Management
8 12 (6.42%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.42%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 11 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
10 10 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.35%) Cybersecurity
10 10 (5.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 9 (4.81%) ITSM
12 8 (4.28%) B2B
12 8 (4.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) SQL
2 15 (8.02%) Perl
3 7 (3.74%) Java
4 6 (3.21%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.67%) Python
6 4 (2.14%) Ruby
7 2 (1.07%) C
7 2 (1.07%) Tcl
8 1 (0.53%) C++
8 1 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 61 (32.62%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (19.79%) CCNP
3 26 (13.90%) Security Cleared
4 22 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 21 (11.23%) CCNA
6 18 (9.63%) CCSE
7 13 (6.95%) Degree
8 12 (6.42%) CCIE
9 11 (5.88%) CISSP
10 10 (5.35%) CCSA
11 8 (4.28%) CCDA
12 5 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.14%) PMI Certification
13 4 (2.14%) PMP
14 3 (1.60%) CEH
14 3 (1.60%) DV Cleared
14 3 (1.60%) GCIA
14 3 (1.60%) GCIH
14 3 (1.60%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.35%) JSP 440
1 10 (5.35%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.67%) HIPAA
4 4 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.16%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.35%) ProxySG
4 9 (4.81%) vSphere
5 8 (4.28%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (4.28%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.28%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.07%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.07%) XenApp
6 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (8.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 14 (7.49%) FortiGate
3 8 (4.28%) SCCM
4 6 (3.21%) EMC NetWorker
5 5 (2.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.67%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (2.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.67%) SCOM
5 5 (2.67%) WhatsUp Gold
5 5 (2.67%) WSUS
6 4 (2.14%) Nagios
6 4 (2.14%) Nexpose
6 4 (2.14%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.60%) Data Guard
7 3 (1.60%) RSA Security Analytics
8 2 (1.07%) MOM
9 1 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.53%) OpenView
9 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 131 (70.05%) Cisco
2 57 (30.48%) CheckPoint
3 48 (25.67%) VMware
4 39 (20.86%) Juniper
5 35 (18.72%) Blue Coat
6 34 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 32 (17.11%) Oracle
8 18 (9.63%) Red Hat
9 16 (8.56%) Citrix
10 13 (6.95%) Intel Security
10 13 (6.95%) Palo Alto
11 12 (6.42%) HP
12 10 (5.35%) SolarWinds
12 10 (5.35%) Symantec
13 9 (4.81%) Informatica
13 9 (4.81%) IronPort
14 8 (4.28%) Sourcefire
15 7 (3.74%) Forcepoint
15 7 (3.74%) Riverbed
15 7 (3.74%) TippingPoint
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