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 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 72 86 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 19 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.35% 0.080% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 2.94% 0.17% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 5
Average daily rate
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£313 £335 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.71% -22.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £335 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £335 £469
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 £50.00 £95.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +187.87%
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
647 590 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 45.85% 47.05% 49.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 297 334
Average daily rate £355 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 65
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.54 £13.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £24.90 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 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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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
Guildford +1 6 £293 -12.68% 1
Reigate - - - - 1
Staines - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 22 (56.41%) Firewall
3 19 (48.72%) SAN
4 16 (41.03%) ITIL
4 16 (41.03%) MPLS
4 16 (41.03%) OSPF
4 16 (41.03%) BGP
5 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 15 (38.46%) Load Balancing
6 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
6 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (35.90%) VMware
7 13 (33.33%) CCNP
8 11 (28.21%) Windows
9 10 (25.64%) SQL
9 10 (25.64%) ISA Server
9 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
9 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
9 10 (25.64%) Forefront TMG
9 10 (25.64%) UAG
9 10 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
10 9 (23.08%) SCCM
10 9 (23.08%) SCOM
10 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
10 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
10 9 (23.08%) Back Office
11 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (20.51%) HSRP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (5.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (56.41%) Firewall
2 19 (48.72%) SAN
3 16 (41.03%) MPLS
3 16 (41.03%) OSPF
3 16 (41.03%) BGP
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (20.51%) HSRP
6 7 (17.95%) BIG-IP
7 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (12.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (12.82%) NAS
8 5 (12.82%) NetScreen
8 5 (12.82%) EIGRP
8 5 (12.82%) TACACS
9 4 (10.26%) Network Security
9 4 (10.26%) Cisco ISE
9 4 (10.26%) Junos
10 3 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 9 (23.08%) Back Office
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Security Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Network Engineer
3 9 (23.08%) IP Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Technical Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Back Office Engineer
5 7 (17.95%) Consultant
6 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Firewall Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Network Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Virtualisation Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (2.56%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Network Support
9 1 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) DataPower
2 4 (10.26%) PKI
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Load Balancing
3 10 (25.64%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.38%) ITSM
7 5 (12.82%) Network Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Security Architecture
8 4 (10.26%) Change Control
9 3 (7.69%) Project Management
10 1 (2.56%) Network Design
10 1 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.56%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNP
3 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.26%) HNC
4 4 (10.26%) HND
4 4 (10.26%) MCSE
4 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.56%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (35.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) ISA Server
2 10 (25.64%) Hyper-V
2 10 (25.64%) Forefront TMG
2 10 (25.64%) UAG
3 5 (12.82%) XenDesktop
4 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
1 9 (23.08%) SCOM
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.56%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Cisco
2 14 (35.90%) VMware
3 10 (25.64%) SolarWinds
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 5 (12.82%) Blue Coat
6 5 (12.82%) TippingPoint
6 5 (12.82%) IBM
7 4 (10.26%) Nokia
7 4 (10.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.13%) CommVault
8 2 (5.13%) Ericsson
8 2 (5.13%) Juniper
9 1 (2.56%) NetScout
9 1 (2.56%) Tradeweb
9 1 (2.56%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (2.56%) Meraki
9 1 (2.56%) LogLogic
9 1 (2.56%) Tufin
9 1 (2.56%) TIBCO