The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK / Wales
Rank 50 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing F5 14 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.08% 1.05% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.40% 2.54% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £392 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.34% -12.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
318 276 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 47.25% 41.26% 47.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 187 206
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £464 £474
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 4 13
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.00 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Wales region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

F5
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +26 14 £425 +6.25% 1
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
4 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
4 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
6 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
6 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
6 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
6 8 (36.36%) ProxySG
7 7 (31.82%) Change Control
8 5 (22.73%) Finance
8 5 (22.73%) SLA
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) LAN
8 5 (22.73%) CCNP
8 5 (22.73%) CCIP
9 4 (18.18%) CCDP
9 4 (18.18%) WLAN
9 4 (18.18%) WAN
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (18.18%) Symantec
9 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 4 (18.18%) Nessus
9 4 (18.18%) Sourcefire
9 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (18.18%) Information Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 13 (59.09%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
4 4 (18.18%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) Wireless
4 4 (18.18%) WLAN
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Project Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) SOC Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) SIEM Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Change Control
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (18.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 4 (18.18%) SIEM
2 4 (18.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (13.64%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.64%) Process Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 13 (59.09%) Security Cleared
2 12 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) CCIP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (18.18%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
2 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Nessus
1 4 (18.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 4 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) Blue Coat
3 8 (36.36%) Fortinet
3 8 (36.36%) Intel Security
4 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 4 (18.18%) ScanSafe
4 4 (18.18%) Sourcefire
4 4 (18.18%) Splunk
4 4 (18.18%) Symantec