The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 201 203 211
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 49 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.51% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.84% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 15
Average daily rate £375 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.76% -6.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £294 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £180.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+453.84% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
F5
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 27 £375 +17.64% 11
Surrey 0 11 £444 +16.39% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £450 - 3
Hampshire +4 2 £364 -3.00% 1
Middlesex -7 1 £288 -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (77.78%) Cisco
2 44 (61.11%) Firewall
3 37 (51.39%) CheckPoint
4 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (40.28%) DNS
5 29 (40.28%) Cisco ASA
6 27 (37.50%) Juniper
7 22 (30.56%) CCNP
7 22 (30.56%) MPLS
7 22 (30.56%) BIG-IP
8 20 (27.78%) Blue Coat
8 20 (27.78%) Windows
9 19 (26.39%) BGP
10 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 17 (23.61%) OSPF
12 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 16 (22.22%) VPN
12 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
12 16 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (20.83%) FWSM
13 15 (20.83%) PCI DSS
13 15 (20.83%) WAN
13 15 (20.83%) Finance
14 14 (19.44%) VMware
14 14 (19.44%) LAN
14 14 (19.44%) SNMP
14 14 (19.44%) CCIE
14 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (18.06%) Network Security
15 13 (18.06%) HP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) IIS
2 6 (8.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (13.89%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.50%) MS Office
3 6 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (61.11%) Firewall
2 29 (40.28%) DNS
2 29 (40.28%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (30.56%) MPLS
3 22 (30.56%) BIG-IP
4 19 (26.39%) BGP
5 17 (23.61%) OSPF
6 16 (22.22%) VPN
6 16 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 15 (20.83%) FWSM
7 15 (20.83%) WAN
8 14 (19.44%) LAN
8 14 (19.44%) SNMP
9 13 (18.06%) Network Security
10 12 (16.67%) IPsec
10 12 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (13.89%) VoIP
12 9 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (11.11%) SMTP
14 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
General
1 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 15 (20.83%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
3 2 (2.78%) Legal
3 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Network Consultant
3 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 8 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Network Support
5 6 (8.33%) Architect
6 5 (6.94%) Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Support Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) IP Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Server Support
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 3 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.39%) IVR
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.39%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.39%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.78%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Linux
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (8.33%) UNIX
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Network Management
2 10 (13.89%) ITIL
3 9 (12.50%) Change Control
3 9 (12.50%) Change Management
4 7 (9.72%) Data Security
4 7 (9.72%) Network Design
5 6 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 6 (8.33%) Service Management
6 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 4 (5.56%) Project Management
8 3 (4.17%) SIEM
8 3 (4.17%) Performance Management
9 2 (2.78%) TOGAF
9 2 (2.78%) Release Management
9 2 (2.78%) Cyber Security
9 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.78%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) Perl
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.56%) CCNP
3 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 14 (19.44%) CCIE
5 12 (16.67%) CCNA
5 12 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (11.11%) CCDP
7 7 (9.72%) CCSP
8 6 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
8 6 (8.33%) CISSP
9 3 (4.17%) CCSA
9 3 (4.17%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.78%) CCSE
10 2 (2.78%) Degree
11 1 (1.39%) CCDA
11 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.39%) ISEB
11 1 (1.39%) MCP
11 1 (1.39%) MCSE
11 1 (1.39%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.83%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.11%) SLA
3 5 (6.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (1.39%) BS25999
5 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 16 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) ISA Server
3 5 (6.94%) KVM
4 4 (5.56%) ProxySG
4 4 (5.56%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.17%) NFS
6 2 (2.78%) UAG
7 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) SCCM
2 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 5 (6.94%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 56 (77.78%) Cisco
2 37 (51.39%) CheckPoint
3 27 (37.50%) Juniper
4 20 (27.78%) Blue Coat
5 14 (19.44%) VMware
6 13 (18.06%) HP
7 8 (11.11%) EMC
7 8 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.72%) McAfee
9 6 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 5 (6.94%) Websense
10 5 (6.94%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.56%) NetApp
12 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.17%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.78%) Tufin
13 2 (2.78%) Nokia
13 2 (2.78%) Ericsson
14 1 (1.39%) Dell
14 1 (1.39%) CA
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