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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 171 193 208
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +15
Contract jobs citing F5 88 54 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.89% 0.58% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 1.92% 1.22% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 24 18
Average daily rate
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£388 £379 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.31% +9.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £282 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
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
4592 4414 4155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.25% 47.47% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2464 2214 2037
Average daily rate £376 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 263 327
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £39.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +21 28 £400 -9.85% 5
Berkshire -11 24 £288 -20.74% 14
Buckinghamshire +6 19 £410 -3.52% 7
Hampshire +5 7 £315 -17.64% 3
Kent - 4 £225 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £348 -
Middlesex +6 1 £450 +56.52%
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 159 (81.96%) Cisco
2 133 (68.56%) Firewall
3 97 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (48.45%) CheckPoint
5 83 (42.78%) CCNP
6 77 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
8 61 (31.44%) Juniper
9 59 (30.41%) LAN
10 58 (29.90%) ITIL
11 54 (27.84%) Network Security
12 53 (27.32%) WAN
13 51 (26.29%) SC Cleared
14 49 (25.26%) OSPF
15 47 (24.23%) VPN
16 46 (23.71%) Load Balancing
16 46 (23.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 44 (22.68%) Telecoms
17 44 (22.68%) MPLS
18 43 (22.16%) BGP
19 42 (21.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 41 (21.13%) TCP/IP
20 41 (21.13%) Wireless
21 38 (19.59%) VMware
22 37 (19.07%) Blue Coat
23 35 (18.04%) SSL
24 34 (17.53%) CISSP
24 34 (17.53%) BIG-IP
25 32 (16.49%) Internet
25 32 (16.49%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 12 (6.19%) Apache
2 6 (3.09%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.58%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.58%) IIS
4 2 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.52%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.52%) Lync
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
1 5 (2.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (7.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.58%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 133 (68.56%) Firewall
2 77 (39.69%) Cisco ASA
3 59 (30.41%) LAN
4 54 (27.84%) Network Security
5 53 (27.32%) WAN
6 49 (25.26%) OSPF
7 47 (24.23%) VPN
8 46 (23.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (22.68%) MPLS
10 43 (22.16%) BGP
11 42 (21.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 41 (21.13%) TCP/IP
12 41 (21.13%) Wireless
13 35 (18.04%) SSL
14 34 (17.53%) BIG-IP
15 32 (16.49%) Internet
15 32 (16.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 28 (14.43%) IPsec
17 27 (13.92%) VoIP
18 26 (13.40%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (22.68%) Telecoms
2 28 (14.43%) Finance
3 10 (5.15%) Back Office
4 5 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.55%) Military
6 2 (1.03%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.03%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (38.66%) Network Engineer
2 45 (23.20%) Security Engineer
3 33 (17.01%) Consultant
4 24 (12.37%) Network Consultant
5 23 (11.86%) IP Engineer
6 20 (10.31%) Network Security Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) Design Engineer
8 13 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (6.19%) Architect
10 10 (5.15%) Firewall Consultant
11 9 (4.64%) Analyst
11 9 (4.64%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.64%) Network Security Consultant
12 8 (4.12%) Back Office Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Network Architect
13 7 (3.61%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Network Design Engineer
14 6 (3.09%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.22%) Rendezvous
2 4 (2.06%) JSON
2 4 (2.06%) Ajax
2 4 (2.06%) J2EE
3 2 (1.03%) CSS
3 2 (1.03%) WAP
4 1 (0.52%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.28%) PKI
2 16 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.22%) SecurID
4 9 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.09%) Smart Meter
5 6 (3.09%) DataPower
6 5 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.06%) Replication
8 3 (1.55%) CESG
8 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
10 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.52%) Clustering
10 1 (0.52%) Tandem
10 1 (0.52%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.49%) Linux
2 25 (12.89%) Windows
3 15 (7.73%) UNIX
3 15 (7.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (3.09%) CentOS
4 6 (3.09%) Ubuntu
5 5 (2.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.55%) Solaris
6 3 (1.55%) Android
6 3 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.55%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.03%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.90%) ITIL
2 46 (23.71%) Load Balancing
3 28 (14.43%) Change Management
4 23 (11.86%) Validation
5 22 (11.34%) Service Management
6 18 (9.28%) Network Architecture
7 17 (8.76%) Change Control
8 16 (8.25%) Incident Management
9 15 (7.73%) Migration
9 15 (7.73%) Service Delivery
9 15 (7.73%) Network Management
10 14 (7.22%) eTOM
11 11 (5.67%) Project Management
11 11 (5.67%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (5.15%) Demand Forecasting
13 9 (4.64%) Security Architecture
14 8 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
14 8 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (4.12%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.64%) JavaScript
2 5 (2.58%) Perl
2 5 (2.58%) Java
3 4 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.06%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.55%) C
5 1 (0.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (42.78%) CCNP
3 66 (34.02%) Security Cleared
4 51 (26.29%) SC Cleared
5 34 (17.53%) CISSP
6 28 (14.43%) CCNA
7 21 (10.82%) CCIE
8 20 (10.31%) DV Cleared
8 20 (10.31%) Degree
9 14 (7.22%) CCDP
10 10 (5.15%) CCSE
11 7 (3.61%) CCIP
11 7 (3.61%) CCSA
12 6 (3.09%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.09%) CCSP
13 5 (2.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (2.06%) HNC
14 4 (2.06%) HND
15 3 (1.55%) CCDA
16 2 (1.03%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.73%) PCI DSS
2 11 (5.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.55%) QA
4 2 (1.03%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (8.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (6.70%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.09%) NFS
5 5 (2.58%) vSphere
5 5 (2.58%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.06%) Snort
6 4 (2.06%) ProxySG
7 3 (1.55%) Firmware
7 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (7.73%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.58%) OVSD
2 5 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.03%) WSUS
5 2 (1.03%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.03%) OpenView
5 2 (1.03%) Netcool
6 1 (0.52%) SCCM
6 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.52%) Puppet
6 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.52%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 159 (81.96%) Cisco
2 94 (48.45%) CheckPoint
3 61 (31.44%) Juniper
4 38 (19.59%) VMware
5 37 (19.07%) Blue Coat
6 30 (15.46%) Microsoft
7 28 (14.43%) Fortinet
7 28 (14.43%) Tufin
8 22 (11.34%) HP
9 20 (10.31%) SolarWinds
10 19 (9.79%) NetScout
11 18 (9.28%) TippingPoint
12 15 (7.73%) Red Hat
13 14 (7.22%) AlgoSec
13 14 (7.22%) LogLogic
13 14 (7.22%) Tradeweb
13 14 (7.22%) TIBCO
13 14 (7.22%) Bloomberg
13 14 (7.22%) Radianz
14 12 (6.19%) CA
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