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 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 147 207 188
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -19
Contract jobs citing F5 110 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 0.31% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 0.67% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 23 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £470 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.14 £10.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+281.42% -69.69%
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
4452 3893 3726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 48.01% 46.35% 48.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2309 1928 1748
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £225 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 227 322
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.22 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+4.36% -13.15%

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 January 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 27 January 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
Berkshire +35 53 £350 +13.82% 7
Surrey +14 19 £313 -6.71% 6
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £400 - 3
Hampshire -9 13 £338 -3.57% 3
West Sussex - 5 £313 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £390 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Middlesex - - - -
Sussex - - - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 141 (70.50%) Cisco
2 134 (67.00%) Firewall
3 93 (46.50%) CheckPoint
4 86 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (41.00%) Cisco ASA
6 73 (36.50%) CCNP
7 65 (32.50%) LAN
8 60 (30.00%) WAN
9 58 (29.00%) MPLS
10 56 (28.00%) OSPF
11 55 (27.50%) Security Cleared
12 52 (26.00%) Network Security
13 51 (25.50%) ITIL
14 49 (24.50%) BGP
15 45 (22.50%) Telecoms
16 42 (21.00%) VPN
17 41 (20.50%) Juniper
17 41 (20.50%) VMware
18 40 (20.00%) Linux
18 40 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
19 39 (19.50%) SC Cleared
20 38 (19.00%) BIG-IP
21 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
21 37 (18.50%) Internet
22 33 (16.50%) SSL
22 33 (16.50%) Windows
22 33 (16.50%) Fortinet
22 33 (16.50%) Blue Coat
23 32 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
24 30 (15.00%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 10 (5.00%) Apache
2 8 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.00%) IIS
4 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.50%) Lync
5 1 (0.50%) MediaWiki
5 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.50%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.00%) PaaS
1 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (67.00%) Firewall
2 82 (41.00%) Cisco ASA
3 65 (32.50%) LAN
4 60 (30.00%) WAN
5 58 (29.00%) MPLS
6 56 (28.00%) OSPF
7 52 (26.00%) Network Security
8 49 (24.50%) BGP
9 42 (21.00%) VPN
10 40 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 38 (19.00%) BIG-IP
12 37 (18.50%) Internet
13 33 (16.50%) SSL
14 32 (16.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 30 (15.00%) Wireless
16 26 (13.00%) TCP/IP
16 26 (13.00%) SAN
17 24 (12.00%) IPsec
18 23 (11.50%) TACACS
19 22 (11.00%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 45 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.00%) Finance
3 11 (5.50%) Back Office
4 9 (4.50%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Military
5 4 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 2 (1.00%) Billing
6 2 (1.00%) German Language
7 1 (0.50%) French Language
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (29.00%) Network Engineer
2 45 (22.50%) Security Engineer
3 31 (15.50%) Consultant
4 24 (12.00%) Architect
5 23 (11.50%) IP Engineer
6 21 (10.50%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (9.00%) Analyst
8 16 (8.00%) Network Consultant
8 16 (8.00%) Design Engineer
9 14 (7.00%) Network Architect
10 13 (6.50%) Network Analyst
11 9 (4.50%) Security Consultant
11 9 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.50%) Environment Manager
12 8 (4.00%) Test Manager
12 8 (4.00%) Technical Architect
12 8 (4.00%) Data Network Engineer
12 8 (4.00%) Back Office Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 7 (3.50%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.00%) WAP
2 5 (2.50%) JSON
2 5 (2.50%) Ajax
3 3 (1.50%) J2EE
4 1 (0.50%) Web Services
4 1 (0.50%) CGI
4 1 (0.50%) Rendezvous
4 1 (0.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) PKI
2 15 (7.50%) SecurID
3 14 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.00%) Smart Meter
5 11 (5.50%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.50%) DataPower
6 5 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.50%) e-Health
6 5 (2.50%) CESG
6 5 (2.50%) IVR
7 4 (2.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (1.50%) Replication
9 2 (1.00%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.00%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) Wiki
10 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.50%) DTV
10 1 (0.50%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (20.00%) Linux
2 33 (16.50%) Windows
3 20 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (9.00%) UNIX
5 6 (3.00%) Solaris
5 6 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.50%) Android
6 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.50%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (1.50%) CentOS
7 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.50%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.50%) HPUX
9 1 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.50%) ITIL
2 30 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.50%) Change Management
4 22 (11.00%) Validation
5 19 (9.50%) Project Management
5 19 (9.50%) Migration
6 16 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 15 (7.50%) eTOM
8 14 (7.00%) Change Control
9 13 (6.50%) PRINCE2
10 12 (6.00%) Risk Assessment
10 12 (6.00%) Fault Management
11 11 (5.50%) Test Strategy
11 11 (5.50%) Demand Forecasting
11 11 (5.50%) Service Delivery
12 10 (5.00%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.00%) Integration Testing
13 9 (4.50%) Network Management
13 9 (4.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.00%) SQL
2 9 (4.50%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.50%) Perl
3 5 (2.50%) Java
4 4 (2.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.50%) C
6 1 (0.50%) Python
6 1 (0.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 86 (43.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (36.50%) CCNP
3 55 (27.50%) Security Cleared
4 39 (19.50%) SC Cleared
5 24 (12.00%) CCNA
6 22 (11.00%) Degree
7 20 (10.00%) CISSP
8 19 (9.50%) DV Cleared
9 16 (8.00%) CCSE
9 16 (8.00%) CCSA
10 15 (7.50%) CCIE
11 10 (5.00%) CCDP
12 9 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (4.00%) CCSP
14 7 (3.50%) MCSE
14 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (3.00%) JNCIS
16 5 (2.50%) CCIP
17 4 (2.00%) HNC
17 4 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.50%) PCI DSS
2 15 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (11.00%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.00%) Hyper-V
2 16 (8.00%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (5.00%) ISA Server
4 10 (5.00%) UAG
5 7 (3.50%) XenDesktop
5 7 (3.50%) ProxySG
6 6 (3.00%) vSphere
7 5 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (2.50%) Firmware
7 5 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.50%) NFS
9 2 (1.00%) XenApp
10 1 (0.50%) Xen
10 1 (0.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 18 (9.00%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.50%) SCCM
3 9 (4.50%) SCOM
4 7 (3.50%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (3.00%) OpenView
5 6 (3.00%) Netcool
6 5 (2.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 5 (2.50%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (1.50%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (1.00%) Foglight
9 2 (1.00%) OVSD
9 2 (1.00%) Puppet
9 2 (1.00%) WSUS
10 1 (0.50%) EMC NetWorker
10 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.50%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 141 (70.50%) Cisco
2 93 (46.50%) CheckPoint
3 41 (20.50%) Juniper
3 41 (20.50%) VMware
4 37 (18.50%) Microsoft
5 33 (16.50%) Fortinet
5 33 (16.50%) Blue Coat
6 20 (10.00%) Citrix
6 20 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 18 (9.00%) HP
8 16 (8.00%) CA
8 16 (8.00%) Tufin
8 16 (8.00%) SolarWinds
9 15 (7.50%) AlgoSec
10 14 (7.00%) Nokia
11 12 (6.00%) Crossbeam
12 7 (3.50%) IBM
12 7 (3.50%) Radware
12 7 (3.50%) Remedy
13 6 (3.00%) Nortel
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago