The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / South West
Rank 117 128 136
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 23 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.86% 0.60% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 2.11% 1.50% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1092 1202 1276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.90% 40.04% 39.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 779 762
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% -3.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £475 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 73 62
Median hourly rate £38.50 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.10% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.08 £44.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the South West region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the South West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the South West region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

F5
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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
Bristol +6 12 £375 +7.14% 2
Wiltshire +7 9 £375 -11.76% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £350 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) CheckPoint
3 20 (68.97%) Firewall
4 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (41.38%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (37.93%) SLA
7 11 (37.93%) Network Security
8 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (31.03%) Nokia
9 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
9 8 (27.59%) Unified Communications
9 8 (27.59%) Demand Management
10 7 (24.14%) FWSM
10 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (24.14%) High Availability
11 6 (20.69%) CCNP
12 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
13 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
13 4 (13.79%) Juniper
13 4 (13.79%) WAN
13 4 (13.79%) Windows
13 4 (13.79%) LAN
14 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
14 3 (10.34%) Finance
14 3 (10.34%) VMware
14 3 (10.34%) Wireless

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Firewall
2 15 (51.72%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (41.38%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (37.93%) Network Security
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (27.59%) Unified Communications
7 7 (24.14%) FWSM
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) WAN
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) Wireless
10 2 (6.90%) ATM
10 2 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
10 2 (6.90%) DNS
10 2 (6.90%) Frame Relay
10 2 (6.90%) Internet
10 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
10 2 (6.90%) MPLS
11 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Check Point Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Firewall Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
1 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Demand Management
1 8 (27.59%) Service Delivery
2 7 (24.14%) High Availability
3 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) Open Source
6 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) CCNP
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (6.90%) JNCIE
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (37.93%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) ProxySG
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
2 1 (3.45%) Opsview
2 1 (3.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (75.86%) CheckPoint
3 9 (31.03%) Nokia
3 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
4 4 (13.79%) Juniper
5 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 2 (6.90%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.45%) Aruba
7 1 (3.45%) Brocade
7 1 (3.45%) CA
7 1 (3.45%) Citrix
7 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) IronPort
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos
7 1 (3.45%) Splunk
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