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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 65 91 77
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -14
Contract jobs citing F5 20 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.63% 0.51% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 0.97% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £360 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -11.76%
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
606 719 617
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 49.31% 52.29% 51.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 373 290
Average daily rate £400 £355 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 45
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.47 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.12 £28.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Leatherhead +1 7 £450 +28.57%
Cobham - 1 £380 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 41 (83.67%) Cisco
2 36 (73.47%) Firewall
3 27 (55.10%) ITIL
4 21 (42.86%) Juniper
4 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 20 (40.82%) Finance
5 20 (40.82%) Blue Coat
5 20 (40.82%) Load Balancing
5 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 19 (38.78%) TippingPoint
6 19 (38.78%) Network Architecture
6 19 (38.78%) Change Management
6 19 (38.78%) DNS
7 18 (36.73%) TCP/IP
7 18 (36.73%) SolarWinds
8 17 (34.69%) DHCP
9 16 (32.65%) Service Management
9 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (32.65%) NetScout
9 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
9 16 (32.65%) Lancope
10 15 (30.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (30.61%) Multicast
10 15 (30.61%) Network Security
10 15 (30.61%) Tufin
10 15 (30.61%) LogLogic
10 15 (30.61%) RMDS
10 15 (30.61%) CISSP
10 15 (30.61%) TIBCO

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (12.24%) Apache
Business Applications
1 15 (30.61%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (73.47%) Firewall
2 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 20 (40.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (38.78%) DNS
4 18 (36.73%) TCP/IP
5 17 (34.69%) DHCP
6 16 (32.65%) Wireshark
7 15 (30.61%) Multicast
7 15 (30.61%) Network Security
8 11 (22.45%) BGP
8 11 (22.45%) OSPF
9 10 (20.41%) MPLS
10 8 (16.33%) HSRP
10 8 (16.33%) IPsec
11 7 (14.29%) VPN
11 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (12.24%) Wireless
12 6 (12.24%) WAN
13 5 (10.20%) NetScreen
13 5 (10.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Back Office
2 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Consultant
2 18 (36.73%) Security Engineer
3 14 (28.57%) Network Consultant
3 14 (28.57%) Network Engineer
4 10 (20.41%) Firewall Consultant
5 9 (18.37%) IP Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Back Office Engineer
6 8 (16.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 8 (16.33%) Security Consultant
7 4 (8.16%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Consultant
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.04%) IP Network Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (30.61%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 14 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 7 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 6 (12.24%) DataPower
5 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
5 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (6.12%) PKI
7 1 (2.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) UNIX
2 3 (6.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (55.10%) ITIL
2 20 (40.82%) Load Balancing
3 19 (38.78%) Network Architecture
3 19 (38.78%) Change Management
4 16 (32.65%) Service Management
5 11 (22.45%) Incident Management
6 8 (16.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (12.24%) Change Control
7 6 (12.24%) Security Architecture
8 3 (6.12%) Project Management
9 2 (4.08%) Network Design
9 2 (4.08%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (2.04%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.04%) ITSM
10 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
10 1 (2.04%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.04%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (32.65%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CISSP
3 10 (20.41%) CCNP
4 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
5 5 (10.20%) CCNA
6 4 (8.16%) HNC
6 4 (8.16%) HND
7 3 (6.12%) CCIE
8 2 (4.08%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
8 2 (4.08%) CCSP
9 1 (2.04%) PMP
9 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CCDA
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (2.04%) WSUS
1 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
1 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 41 (83.67%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) Juniper
2 21 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 20 (40.82%) Blue Coat
4 19 (38.78%) TippingPoint
5 18 (36.73%) SolarWinds
6 16 (32.65%) NetScout
6 16 (32.65%) Lancope
7 15 (30.61%) Tufin
7 15 (30.61%) LogLogic
7 15 (30.61%) TIBCO
7 15 (30.61%) Bloomberg
8 14 (28.57%) Radianz
8 14 (28.57%) Tradeweb
9 5 (10.20%) IBM
9 5 (10.20%) VMware
10 3 (6.12%) Nokia
10 3 (6.12%) Red Hat
11 2 (4.08%) Aruba
11 2 (4.08%) Barracuda Networks