The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 115 76 107
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +31
Contract jobs citing F5 27 49 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.96% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.94% 4.10% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 7
Median daily rate £369 £335 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -18.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £407 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1391 1194 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.84% 47.87% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 748 709 524
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 75 83
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.58% +36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the West Midlands region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

F5
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Shropshire -29 11 £363 +23.40%
Birmingham -26 9 £550 +61.76% 3
Warwickshire -5 3 £375 -16.66%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 25 (73.53%) CheckPoint
3 22 (64.71%) Firewall
4 20 (58.82%) BIG-IP
5 17 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 17 (50.00%) Juniper
6 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
8 13 (38.24%) ITIL
8 13 (38.24%) OSPF
8 13 (38.24%) BGP
9 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
10 11 (32.35%) Nokia
10 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (29.41%) WAN
12 9 (26.47%) CCNP
12 9 (26.47%) Network Security
12 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
12 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
13 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
13 8 (23.53%) CCNA
13 8 (23.53%) BMC
14 7 (20.59%) Wireless
14 7 (20.59%) Network Management
15 6 (17.65%) CSS
15 6 (17.65%) LAN
15 6 (17.65%) Windows
16 5 (14.71%) Riverbed

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 4 (11.76%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (11.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) BIG-IP
3 14 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (38.24%) BGP
4 13 (38.24%) OSPF
5 11 (32.35%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (29.41%) WAN
7 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (26.47%) Network Security
8 7 (20.59%) Wireless
9 6 (17.65%) LAN
10 4 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (11.76%) MPLS
10 4 (11.76%) SSH
10 4 (11.76%) SSL
11 3 (8.82%) EIGRP
11 3 (8.82%) VPN
11 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
12 2 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
1 2 (5.88%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Law
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Network Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (32.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Network Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support
5 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Monitoring Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Monitoring Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) CSS
2 4 (11.76%) SAML
3 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (41.18%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.71%) User Experience
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
3 9 (26.47%) ITIL V3
4 7 (20.59%) Network Management
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.71%) Network Architecture
5 5 (14.71%) Network Design
5 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.82%) Presales
6 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 3 (8.82%) Project Management
6 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) WAN Optimisation
7 2 (5.88%) Change Management
7 2 (5.88%) Inmon Methodology
7 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) Java
2 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.88%) Python
2 2 (5.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (26.47%) CCNP
2 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
3 8 (23.53%) CCNA
3 8 (23.53%) SC Cleared
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) CCDP
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.82%) PMP
6 2 (5.88%) CISM
6 2 (5.88%) CISSP
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Cisco Prime
1 5 (14.71%) OPNET
2 2 (5.88%) Nagios
3 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 25 (73.53%) CheckPoint
3 17 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 17 (50.00%) Juniper
4 11 (32.35%) Nokia
5 8 (23.53%) BMC
6 5 (14.71%) Brocade
6 5 (14.71%) Riverbed
6 5 (14.71%) SolarWinds
7 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 3 (8.82%) Blue Coat
8 3 (8.82%) IBM
8 3 (8.82%) Intel Security
9 2 (5.88%) Aruba
9 2 (5.88%) Avaya
9 2 (5.88%) BT
9 2 (5.88%) Fujitsu
9 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
9 2 (5.88%) Meru Networks
9 2 (5.88%) VMware
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