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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 106 78 109
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Contract jobs citing F5 36 44 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.86% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 4.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 6
Median daily rate £384 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.92% -14.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £346 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
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
1457 1097 1183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.58% 46.37% 50.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 637 549
Median daily rate £385 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 73 92
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +1.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £30.00 £35.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -28 13 £384 +23.79%
Birmingham -28 9 £550 +67.93% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £375 -
Solihull -17 1 - - 1
Coventry - 1 - - 3
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 33 (75.00%) Firewall
3 32 (72.73%) CheckPoint
4 29 (65.91%) Juniper
5 28 (63.64%) BIG-IP
6 26 (59.09%) Fortinet
7 22 (50.00%) OSPF
7 22 (50.00%) BGP
7 22 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (45.45%) Load Balancing
9 19 (43.18%) Nokia
9 19 (43.18%) ITIL
9 19 (43.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (36.36%) BMC
12 15 (34.09%) ITIL V3
12 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
13 14 (31.82%) Riverbed
13 14 (31.82%) SolarWinds
13 14 (31.82%) CSS
14 13 (29.55%) OPNET
14 13 (29.55%) Network Management
15 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
15 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (25.00%) User Experience
16 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
16 11 (25.00%) WAN
16 11 (25.00%) CCNP
17 10 (22.73%) CCNA
17 10 (22.73%) Wireless

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 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
2 4 (9.09%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (75.00%) Firewall
2 28 (63.64%) BIG-IP
3 22 (50.00%) BGP
3 22 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 22 (50.00%) OSPF
4 19 (43.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (25.00%) WAN
6 10 (22.73%) Wireless
7 9 (20.45%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (18.18%) Network Security
9 7 (15.91%) LAN
10 5 (11.36%) SSL
10 5 (11.36%) VPN
11 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 4 (9.09%) MPLS
11 4 (9.09%) SSH
12 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
12 3 (6.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Law
1 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (29.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Network Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Implementation Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Monitoring Specialist
4 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Network Monitoring Specialist
5 5 (11.36%) Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Design Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support
6 4 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.55%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) CSS
2 4 (9.09%) Middleware
2 4 (9.09%) SAML
3 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
2 11 (25.00%) User Experience
3 7 (15.91%) Visualisation
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 19 (43.18%) ITIL
3 15 (34.09%) ITIL V3
4 13 (29.55%) Network Management
5 12 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 7 (15.91%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (15.91%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (11.36%) Network Design
9 3 (6.82%) Presales
9 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
9 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.82%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (4.55%) Inmon Methodology
10 2 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
10 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.55%) Python
2 2 (4.55%) Tcl
3 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) CCNP
4 10 (22.73%) CCNA
4 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.36%) CCIE
6 3 (6.82%) CCDP
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
6 3 (6.82%) PMI Certification
6 3 (6.82%) PMP
7 1 (2.27%) CCDA
7 1 (2.27%) CCVP
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) OPNET
2 5 (11.36%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (6.82%) Nagios
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) Nexpose
4 1 (2.27%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Cisco
2 32 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 29 (65.91%) Juniper
4 26 (59.09%) Fortinet
5 19 (43.18%) Nokia
6 16 (36.36%) BMC
7 14 (31.82%) Riverbed
7 14 (31.82%) SolarWinds
8 6 (13.64%) Brocade
9 5 (11.36%) Intel Security
10 4 (9.09%) Blue Coat
10 4 (9.09%) Oracle
11 3 (6.82%) Aruba
11 3 (6.82%) IBM
11 3 (6.82%) Palo Alto
12 2 (4.55%) Avaya
12 2 (4.55%) BT
12 2 (4.55%) Infoblox
12 2 (4.55%) Meru Networks
12 2 (4.55%) VMware
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