The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Surrey region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 89 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing F5 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.71% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.31% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 4
Average daily rate £444 £381 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.39% -7.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £33.00 -
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -
Vendors Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
835 645 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 54.26% 49.39% 51.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 306 465
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 30 46
Average hourly rate £25.50 £22.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.21 £13.15 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £51.17 £34.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
F5
South East

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 3 £335 -
Leatherhead - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Godalming - - - -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (41.67%) CCIE
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
5 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
5 5 (41.67%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (33.33%) UNIX
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) LAN
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) NetScreen
8 2 (16.67%) BGP
8 2 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
8 2 (16.67%) DNS
8 2 (16.67%) CCNA
8 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (8.33%) Lync
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (41.67%) BIG-IP
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (25.00%) OSPF
5 3 (25.00%) NetScreen
6 2 (16.67%) BGP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (8.33%) FWSM
7 1 (8.33%) Radio Access Network
7 1 (8.33%) SMTP
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) SNMP
7 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Consultant
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Support Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Network Support
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) IP Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) UNIX
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (16.67%) Cyber Security
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Release Management
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (58.33%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCIE
4 2 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (8.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
1 11 (91.67%) CheckPoint
2 7 (58.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (16.67%) Tufin
4 2 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) Aruba
5 1 (8.33%) McAfee