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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 40 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 25 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.22% 3.42% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 6.87% 8.00% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 0
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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
364 300 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 46.91% 42.74% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 180 158
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £236 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 20
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +14.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £24.38 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 16 £450 -1.63% 7
F5
South West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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%) Firewall
2 24 (88.89%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) LAN
4 16 (59.26%) Juniper
5 15 (55.56%) Blue Coat
6 12 (44.44%) McAfee
6 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
7 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (37.04%) HSRP
8 10 (37.04%) BGP
8 10 (37.04%) VRRP
8 10 (37.04%) MPLS
8 10 (37.04%) OSPF
8 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
8 10 (37.04%) WAN
9 9 (33.33%) VPN
9 9 (33.33%) Network Security
10 8 (29.63%) IronPort
10 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
10 8 (29.63%) Intel
10 8 (29.63%) Wireless
11 7 (25.93%) CCIE
11 7 (25.93%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (25.93%) Junos
11 7 (25.93%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
1 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Firewall
2 17 (62.96%) LAN
3 10 (37.04%) WAN
3 10 (37.04%) MPLS
3 10 (37.04%) OSPF
3 10 (37.04%) BGP
3 10 (37.04%) VRRP
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (37.04%) HSRP
4 9 (33.33%) Network Security
4 9 (33.33%) VPN
5 8 (29.63%) Ethernet
5 8 (29.63%) Wireless
5 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (29.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco ISE
6 7 (25.93%) Junos
7 6 (22.22%) SSH
7 6 (22.22%) VLAN
7 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Security Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Design Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Designer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Firewall Support
6 1 (3.70%) SOA Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Designer
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) SOAP
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
2 1 (3.70%) XSD
2 1 (3.70%) JMS
2 1 (3.70%) WSDL
2 1 (3.70%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
2 1 (3.70%) JSON
2 1 (3.70%) WCF
2 1 (3.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
4 1 (3.70%) Clustering
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 5 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) ITIL
4 4 (14.81%) Network Planning
4 4 (14.81%) Time Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
5 3 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Supplier Management
6 2 (7.41%) Network Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
7 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
7 1 (3.70%) BPEL
7 1 (3.70%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.93%) CCIE
3 5 (18.52%) CCNP
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 4 (14.81%) JNCIE
4 4 (14.81%) CISSP
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Cisco
2 16 (59.26%) Juniper
3 15 (55.56%) Blue Coat
4 12 (44.44%) McAfee
5 10 (37.04%) CheckPoint
6 8 (29.63%) Intel
6 8 (29.63%) IronPort
7 5 (18.52%) Radware
8 4 (14.81%) Remedy
8 4 (14.81%) Nokia
9 3 (11.11%) Fortinet
10 2 (7.41%) HP
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle
11 1 (3.70%) IBM
11 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
11 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
11 1 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (3.70%) VMware
11 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
11 1 (3.70%) Brocade
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