Period
to 16 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 November 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 128 86
Rank change year-on-year +45 -42 +12
Contract jobs citing F5 32 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.85% 0.42% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 3.99% 0.95% 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 14
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £439 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.81% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £388 £390 £262
90th Percentile £477 £478 £534
South East median daily rate £420 £409 £413
% change year-on-year +2.75% -0.91% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £93.75 - £34.00

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 803 1,053 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 46.39% 44.15% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 473 442
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £233 £200 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 77 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.25 £10.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.64% +68.54% -33.97%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.50
90th Percentile £16.00 £38.10 £26.80
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.85% +13.33% -16.67%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Buckinghamshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Buckinghamshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Buckinghamshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 16 November 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
Milton Keynes +35 30 £439 +9.81% 4
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) Firewall
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 16 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
4 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 15 (46.88%) Change Management
5 14 (43.75%) IIS
5 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
6 13 (40.63%) VMware
6 13 (40.63%) CCNP
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (40.63%) BGP
7 12 (37.50%) Juniper
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
8 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (34.38%) Palo Alto
8 11 (34.38%) ITIL V3
8 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
8 11 (34.38%) IPsec
8 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
9 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
9 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
10 9 (28.13%) LAN
10 9 (28.13%) CCNA
10 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (25.00%) Windows Server

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 14 (43.75%) IIS
2 8 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.13%) CMS
6 1 (3.13%) Documentum
6 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Akamai
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (53.13%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) BGP
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco ISE
4 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
4 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (34.38%) IPsec
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) LAN
6 8 (25.00%) Internet
7 7 (21.88%) SSL
7 7 (21.88%) Telepresence
7 7 (21.88%) WAN
8 6 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (12.50%) ICMP
9 4 (12.50%) OSPF
9 4 (12.50%) VPN
9 4 (12.50%) Wireless
10 3 (9.38%) Network Security
10 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Network Support
2 5 (15.63%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) DBA
5 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) CSS
2 6 (18.75%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) BYOD
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Android
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
1 16 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (46.88%) Change Management
3 11 (34.38%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
4 7 (21.88%) Network Management
5 6 (18.75%) Service Management
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) ITSM
6 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
7 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security Management
7 4 (12.50%) ISMS
7 4 (12.50%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (12.50%) Security Management
8 3 (9.38%) Migration
8 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) VBScript
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (43.75%) SC Cleared
3 13 (40.63%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (31.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (28.13%) CCNA
6 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (15.63%) MCDBA
7 5 (15.63%) MCITP
8 4 (12.50%) CCIP
9 1 (3.13%) CCIE
9 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (6.25%) Terraform
3 1 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.13%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Juniper
4 11 (34.38%) Palo Alto
5 7 (21.88%) Aruba
6 5 (15.63%) Blue Coat
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.25%) Nokia
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle
7 2 (6.25%) Remedy
7 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.13%) Kofax
8 1 (3.13%) Meridio
8 1 (3.13%) OpenText