Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 42 59 48
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 7 4 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.49% 0.64% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.33% 1.37% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 3
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% -31.43% +20.00%
10th Percentile £363 £352 £429
90th Percentile £448 £382 £538
East of England median daily rate £375 £366 £469
% change year-on-year +2.39% -21.87% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £66.81 - £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 210 293 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 44.59% 46.58% 44.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 200 154
Bedfordshire median daily rate £425 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% -1.82% -2.94%
10th Percentile £200 £130 £211
90th Percentile £575 £596 £545
East of England median daily rate £430 £425 £388
% change year-on-year +1.18% +9.68% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.49 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.36% -17.93% -62.67%
10th Percentile £13.78 £10.16 £10.86
90th Percentile £28.80 £35.31 £16.15
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.03% -5.71% -16.67%

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 19 January 2019. 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 +9 7 £375 +5.63% 1
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SLA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
3 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat

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 6 (85.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Akamai
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (14.29%) IaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security
3 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) BGP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) FWSM
4 1 (14.29%) OSPF
4 1 (14.29%) TACACS
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
4 1 (14.29%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Planning and Forecasting
2 3 (42.86%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Remediation Plan
3 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) ProxySG
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Ansible
1 1 (14.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Cloudera
4 1 (14.29%) ForeScout
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless