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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 160 209 199
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -10
Contract jobs citing F5 99 26 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.01% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 0.66% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 14 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £438 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £293 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
4692 3950 4260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.76% 47.31% 49.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2413 2024 1912
Average daily rate £368 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 235 338
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £39.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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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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
Berkshire +40 47 £350 -24.73% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 24 £325 -29.72% 5
Surrey -1 10 £500 - 4
Hampshire -29 6 £356 +19.74% 5
Kent - 5 £425 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £500 - 1
Middlesex - 2 £400 -
East Sussex - 2 £400 - 1
West Sussex - - - - 1
M4 Corridor - - - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 111 (68.52%) Cisco
2 104 (64.20%) Firewall
3 79 (48.77%) CheckPoint
4 63 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
6 52 (32.10%) CCNP
7 45 (27.78%) LAN
8 44 (27.16%) WAN
9 42 (25.93%) Network Security
10 41 (25.31%) OSPF
11 38 (23.46%) BGP
11 38 (23.46%) MPLS
11 38 (23.46%) Security Cleared
12 37 (22.84%) Juniper
13 34 (20.99%) VMware
13 34 (20.99%) Blue Coat
13 34 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (19.75%) BIG-IP
14 32 (19.75%) Windows
15 31 (19.14%) ITIL
15 31 (19.14%) Load Balancing
15 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
16 29 (17.90%) VPN
16 29 (17.90%) SAN
17 27 (16.67%) Internet
17 27 (16.67%) Linux
18 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
19 25 (15.43%) SC Cleared
20 24 (14.81%) CCNA
21 23 (14.20%) Active Directory

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 13 (8.02%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (4.32%) Apache
4 5 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) IIS
6 2 (1.23%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.62%) nginx
7 1 (0.62%) Lync
7 1 (0.62%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 15 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.23%) Office 365
1 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) PaaS
2 1 (0.62%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (64.20%) Firewall
2 63 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
3 45 (27.78%) LAN
4 44 (27.16%) WAN
5 42 (25.93%) Network Security
6 41 (25.31%) OSPF
7 38 (23.46%) BGP
7 38 (23.46%) MPLS
8 34 (20.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (19.75%) BIG-IP
10 29 (17.90%) VPN
10 29 (17.90%) SAN
11 27 (16.67%) Internet
12 22 (13.58%) TCP/IP
12 22 (13.58%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 21 (12.96%) DNS
14 20 (12.35%) SSL
14 20 (12.35%) TACACS
15 18 (11.11%) VLAN
16 16 (9.88%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.49%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Subversion
1 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 31 (19.14%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.88%) Finance
3 7 (4.32%) Retail
4 6 (3.70%) Banking
5 3 (1.85%) Back Office
5 3 (1.85%) Billing
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) German Language
6 2 (1.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.23%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Military
7 1 (0.62%) French Language
Job Titles
1 53 (32.72%) Network Engineer
2 38 (23.46%) Security Engineer
3 25 (15.43%) Consultant
3 25 (15.43%) Architect
4 24 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (8.02%) Analyst
5 13 (8.02%) Network Architect
6 12 (7.41%) Network Consultant
7 10 (6.17%) Network Analyst
7 10 (6.17%) Design Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) Security Consultant
8 9 (5.56%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.56%) Data Network Engineer
8 9 (5.56%) IP Engineer
9 8 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.32%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (3.70%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.32%) WAP
2 1 (0.62%) Web Services
2 1 (0.62%) CGI
2 1 (0.62%) Middleware
2 1 (0.62%) JSON
2 1 (0.62%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.41%) PKI
3 11 (6.79%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.56%) SecurID
4 9 (5.56%) Smart Meter
5 5 (3.09%) IVR
5 5 (3.09%) e-Health
5 5 (3.09%) DataPower
6 4 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (2.47%) CESG
6 4 (2.47%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.23%) DTV
7 2 (1.23%) NHS
8 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.62%) Clustering
8 1 (0.62%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.62%) Replication
8 1 (0.62%) Wiki
8 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.75%) Windows
2 27 (16.67%) Linux
3 15 (9.26%) UNIX
3 15 (9.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.09%) Solaris
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Phone 8
5 4 (2.47%) Windows Phone
5 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.47%) Android
6 1 (0.62%) HPUX
6 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.14%) ITIL
1 31 (19.14%) Load Balancing
2 18 (11.11%) Change Management
3 17 (10.49%) Performance Tuning
4 16 (9.88%) Migration
5 14 (8.64%) Project Management
6 11 (6.79%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (6.79%) Fault Management
6 11 (6.79%) Change Control
6 11 (6.79%) Demand Forecasting
7 10 (6.17%) Validation
8 9 (5.56%) eTOM
8 9 (5.56%) Network Management
9 8 (4.94%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.70%) Mentoring
11 6 (3.70%) Security Architecture
11 6 (3.70%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.41%) SQL
2 5 (3.09%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.85%) Perl
4 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.23%) VB
4 2 (1.23%) Python
5 1 (0.62%) C
5 1 (0.62%) Java
5 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.62%) Ruby
5 1 (0.62%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (37.65%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (32.10%) CCNP
3 38 (23.46%) Security Cleared
4 25 (15.43%) SC Cleared
5 24 (14.81%) CCNA
6 18 (11.11%) Degree
7 15 (9.26%) CCSA
7 15 (9.26%) CCSE
7 15 (9.26%) DV Cleared
8 13 (8.02%) CISSP
9 12 (7.41%) CCIE
9 12 (7.41%) CCSP
10 8 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (4.94%) MCSE
11 7 (4.32%) CCDP
12 6 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (3.09%) CCIP
14 3 (1.85%) CCVP
14 3 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.41%) SLA
2 11 (6.79%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.62%) BS25999
System Software
1 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.26%) Hyper-V
3 13 (8.02%) Forefront TMG
4 11 (6.79%) ISA Server
4 11 (6.79%) ProxySG
4 11 (6.79%) UAG
5 8 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (4.32%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.09%) vSphere
9 4 (2.47%) VMware ESX
9 4 (2.47%) Firmware
10 3 (1.85%) Snort
11 2 (1.23%) XenApp
12 1 (0.62%) NFS
12 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (8.64%) FortiGate
2 12 (7.41%) SCCM
3 10 (6.17%) SCOM
4 7 (4.32%) OpenView
4 7 (4.32%) Netcool
5 5 (3.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (3.09%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (3.09%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.23%) Foglight
7 2 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.62%) Nagios
8 1 (0.62%) OVSD
8 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.62%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.62%) WSUS
8 1 (0.62%) Puppet
8 1 (0.62%) collectd
8 1 (0.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 111 (68.52%) Cisco
2 79 (48.77%) CheckPoint
3 37 (22.84%) Juniper
4 34 (20.99%) VMware
4 34 (20.99%) Blue Coat
5 26 (16.05%) Microsoft
6 20 (12.35%) Fortinet
7 16 (9.88%) SolarWinds
7 16 (9.88%) HP
8 15 (9.26%) Citrix
8 15 (9.26%) Red Hat
9 11 (6.79%) Crossbeam
10 10 (6.17%) Nokia
11 9 (5.56%) Tufin
11 9 (5.56%) AlgoSec
12 7 (4.32%) Nortel
12 7 (4.32%) CA
12 7 (4.32%) Avaya
12 7 (4.32%) Radware
13 6 (3.70%) Remedy
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