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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 62 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 28 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.93% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 4.16% 0.89% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £444 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.07% +31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £335 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £515 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +14.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.83 £31.24 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+62.74% -5.34%
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
673 787 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 46.38% 54.61% 47.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 379 278
Average daily rate £350 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £140 £158
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 30 48 36
Average hourly rate £15.75 £24.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.37% +26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 0 1 £293 -12.68%
Woking - 1 - -
Reigate - - - -
Staines - - - -
Chertsey - - - - 1
Dorking - - - -
Egham - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) Firewall
3 26 (56.52%) ITIL
4 21 (45.65%) Load Balancing
5 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
6 19 (41.30%) Juniper
6 19 (41.30%) Blue Coat
6 19 (41.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (41.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 18 (39.13%) Network Architecture
7 18 (39.13%) TippingPoint
7 18 (39.13%) Finance
7 18 (39.13%) Change Management
7 18 (39.13%) DNS
8 17 (36.96%) DHCP
8 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
9 16 (34.78%) SolarWinds
10 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
10 15 (32.61%) NetScout
10 15 (32.61%) Service Management
10 15 (32.61%) CISSP
11 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (30.43%) TIBCO
11 14 (30.43%) Rendezvous
11 14 (30.43%) Bloomberg
11 14 (30.43%) Radianz
11 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
11 14 (30.43%) RMDS
11 14 (30.43%) Network Security
11 14 (30.43%) Tradeweb

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (6.52%) Apache
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (73.91%) Firewall
2 19 (41.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 19 (41.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 18 (39.13%) DNS
4 17 (36.96%) TCP/IP
4 17 (36.96%) DHCP
5 15 (32.61%) Wireshark
6 14 (30.43%) Network Security
6 14 (30.43%) Multicast
7 11 (23.91%) OSPF
7 11 (23.91%) BGP
8 10 (21.74%) MPLS
9 9 (19.57%) BIG-IP
10 8 (17.39%) HSRP
11 7 (15.22%) VPN
12 6 (13.04%) WAN
12 6 (13.04%) SAN
12 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (10.87%) NetScreen
13 5 (10.87%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 9 (19.57%) Back Office
2 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Consultant
2 18 (39.13%) Security Engineer
3 14 (30.43%) Network Consultant
4 12 (26.09%) Network Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Firewall Consultant
6 9 (19.57%) IP Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) Back Office Engineer
7 8 (17.39%) Security Consultant
7 8 (17.39%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Architect
11 1 (2.17%) Network Support
11 1 (2.17%) Cisco Consultant
11 1 (2.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) IP Network Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Support Engineer
11 1 (2.17%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 14 (30.43%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.04%) DataPower
3 5 (10.87%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.52%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) Linux
1 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (56.52%) ITIL
2 21 (45.65%) Load Balancing
3 18 (39.13%) Change Management
3 18 (39.13%) Network Architecture
4 15 (32.61%) Service Management
5 11 (23.91%) Incident Management
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.87%) Change Control
7 5 (10.87%) Security Architecture
8 2 (4.35%) Network Design
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.17%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) CISSP
2 14 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 7 (15.22%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) HNC
6 4 (8.70%) HND
7 3 (6.52%) CCIE
7 3 (6.52%) CCNA
8 2 (4.35%) CCSP
8 2 (4.35%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
9 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.17%) MCSE
9 1 (2.17%) CCDA
9 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.17%) UAG
3 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.17%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (2.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (80.43%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) CheckPoint
3 19 (41.30%) Juniper
3 19 (41.30%) Blue Coat
4 18 (39.13%) TippingPoint
5 16 (34.78%) SolarWinds
6 15 (32.61%) NetScout
7 14 (30.43%) Tradeweb
7 14 (30.43%) Tufin
7 14 (30.43%) LogLogic
7 14 (30.43%) TIBCO
7 14 (30.43%) Bloomberg
7 14 (30.43%) Radianz
8 7 (15.22%) VMware
9 6 (13.04%) IBM
9 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 5 (10.87%) Red Hat
11 3 (6.52%) Nokia
12 2 (4.35%) Ericsson
12 2 (4.35%) Sophos