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 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 87 65 84
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +19
Contract jobs citing F5 15 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 1.13% 2.02% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 4.33% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 7
Average daily rate £523 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.62% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £325 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £380 £401
% change year-on-year
- -5.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +72.21%
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
736 647 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 55.59% 46.71% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 351 399
Average daily rate £425 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £514 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 43
Average hourly rate £28.75 £15.75 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.53% -38.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.75 £14.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -28 2 £523 +4.50%
Epsom - 1 £250 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 21 (77.78%) Cisco
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 10 (37.04%) Wireless
5 10 (37.04%) Juniper
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) BGP
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) VPN
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
8 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
9 6 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
9 6 (22.22%) SSL
9 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
10 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (18.52%) DataPower

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (7.41%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) LAN
3 15 (55.56%) WAN
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (37.04%) Wireless
6 9 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (29.63%) BGP
7 8 (29.63%) DHCP
7 8 (29.63%) DNS
7 8 (29.63%) VPN
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (22.22%) SSL
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (18.52%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (18.52%) OSPF
11 4 (14.81%) LDAP
11 4 (14.81%) Network Security
12 3 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 3 (11.11%) RIP
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Network Support
2 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Support
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IP Design Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) IP Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) LAN/WAN Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) LAN/WAN Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
1 5 (18.52%) DataPower
2 3 (11.11%) e-Health
2 3 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.70%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 5 (18.52%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Information Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Network Design
3 3 (11.11%) Network Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Control
4 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Operations Management
4 2 (7.41%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (7.41%) Web Filtering
5 1 (3.70%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) System Integration Testing
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
2 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (14.81%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) CCIE
4 3 (11.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (11.11%) OpenView
2 3 (11.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
2 10 (37.04%) Juniper
3 8 (29.63%) SolarWinds
4 7 (25.93%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.93%) Palo Alto
5 5 (18.52%) Infoblox
6 3 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (11.11%) Huawei
6 3 (11.11%) NetQoS
7 2 (7.41%) Aruba
7 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
7 2 (7.41%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.70%) Red Hat