Period
to 16 October 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

F5
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 61 44
Rank change year-on-year +6 -17 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 5 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.87% 0.45% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 1.86% 0.96% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £415 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.64% -20.95% +40.00%
10th Percentile £313 £408 £351
90th Percentile £388 £423 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £475
% change year-on-year - -21.05% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - £17.50

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Bedfordshire.

All Vendors
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 269 314 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 46.86% 47.43% 52.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 191 203
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +9.27%
10th Percentile £211 £225 £250
90th Percentile £584 £563 £588
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £15.75 £11.84 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.02% -1.74% -60.85%
10th Percentile £13.74 £9.09 £7.88
90th Percentile £20.80 £25.65 £44.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.43 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.47% -0.42% -19.51%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Bedfordshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Bedfordshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +1 5 £375 -
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Task Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Akamai
2 4 (80.00%) Terraform
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 4 (80.00%) Cloudera
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) Ansible
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (80.00%) Akamai
2 4 (80.00%) IaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
1 5 (100.00%) Task Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Analytics
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Ansible
1 4 (80.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cloudera
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless