The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 71 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 20 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.34% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 0.59% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.75 -
F5
South East

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

Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
745 679 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 49.77% 50.98% 53.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 407 351
Average daily rate £360 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 25 49
Average hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £10.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £22.50 £43.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.03 £18.75
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.84%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

F5
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 October 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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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
Leatherhead - 2 £500 -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Woking - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Epsom - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 20 (68.97%) SAN
2 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
3 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 14 (48.28%) Cisco
5 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
6 12 (41.38%) SCCM
6 12 (41.38%) SCOM
6 12 (41.38%) Firewall
6 12 (41.38%) VMware
7 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) ISA Server
7 11 (37.93%) Forefront TMG
7 11 (37.93%) UAG
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
8 10 (34.48%) SolarWinds
9 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (31.03%) CCNP
9 9 (31.03%) MPLS
9 9 (31.03%) OSPF
10 8 (27.59%) BGP
11 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) NAS
12 5 (17.24%) Network Security
12 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (6.90%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) SAN
2 12 (41.38%) Firewall
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (31.03%) MPLS
4 9 (31.03%) OSPF
5 8 (27.59%) BGP
6 5 (17.24%) NAS
6 5 (17.24%) Network Security
6 5 (17.24%) EIGRP
6 5 (17.24%) TACACS
7 4 (13.79%) VPN
7 4 (13.79%) NetScreen
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (13.79%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (13.79%) BIG-IP
8 3 (10.34%) Junos
9 2 (6.90%) DNS
10 1 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (55.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Architect
1 9 (31.03%) Technical Architect
2 8 (27.59%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Security Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Network Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Installations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) DataPower
2 2 (6.90%) Clustering
2 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 1 (3.45%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Load Balancing
2 11 (37.93%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (17.24%) ITSM
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Change Control
7 1 (3.45%) Black-Box Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (31.03%) CCNP
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) CCNA
4 1 (3.45%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (37.93%) ISA Server
3 11 (37.93%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (37.93%) UAG
4 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (41.38%) SCCM
1 12 (41.38%) SCOM
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
3 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) SolarWinds
4 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
5 5 (17.24%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.24%) CheckPoint
5 5 (17.24%) IBM
6 3 (10.34%) TippingPoint
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Juniper
6 3 (10.34%) Nokia
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) CommVault
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 1 (3.45%) Aruba
8 1 (3.45%) IronPort
8 1 (3.45%) Sourcefire