The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 42 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 22 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.06% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 0.42% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 0 2
Average daily rate
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£458 - £470
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £31.50
F5
South West

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

Vendors Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
326 237 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 45.40% 43.33% 45.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 162 179
Average daily rate £413 £393 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.22% -1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 31
Average hourly rate £20.06 £19.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.57% +20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £41.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
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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
Swindon +11 17 £465 -
Corsham - 1 £340 -
Chippenham - - - - 1
F5
South West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 25 (92.59%) Cisco
1 25 (92.59%) Juniper
2 24 (88.89%) Firewall
3 18 (66.67%) Network Security
4 17 (62.96%) McAfee
4 17 (62.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (59.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 14 (51.85%) Blue Coat
7 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (40.74%) ProxySG
9 9 (33.33%) IronPort
10 7 (25.93%) Change Control
11 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (22.22%) Change Management
12 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
12 5 (18.52%) Network Design
13 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
13 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
13 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
14 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
15 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
15 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
15 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
16 1 (3.70%) Finance
16 1 (3.70%) BT
16 1 (3.70%) C
16 1 (3.70%) OSPF
16 1 (3.70%) Remedy
16 1 (3.70%) BGP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Firewall
2 18 (66.67%) Network Security
3 17 (62.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (59.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (14.81%) NetScreen
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.70%) FWSM
9 1 (3.70%) BIG-IP
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Security Architect
4 6 (22.22%) Designer
5 5 (18.52%) Security Designer
6 4 (14.81%) Network Designer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
7 3 (11.11%) Design Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Network Design Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Service Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (7.41%) Network Architect
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Network Support
9 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Control
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 5 (18.52%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (7.41%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CCNP
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Cisco
1 25 (92.59%) Juniper
2 17 (62.96%) McAfee
3 14 (51.85%) Blue Coat
4 9 (33.33%) IronPort
5 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
6 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Websense
7 1 (3.70%) BT
7 1 (3.70%) BMC
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft