Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 63 106
Rank change year-on-year -43 +43 -11
Contract jobs citing F5 26 50 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.16% 2.82% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 6.12% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 2
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% -12.20% +37.58%
10th Percentile £392 £323 £469
90th Percentile £553 £538 £566
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £380
% change year-on-year - +11.84% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 1,026 817 1,022
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.95% 46.16% 44.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 445 465
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £221 £263 £211
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 35 44
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.00 £10.80 £16.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.41% -32.79% +19.04%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £9.74
90th Percentile £33.17 £36.45 £30.35
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.36 £18.75
% change year-on-year +10.71% -18.11% +17.19%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 -46 23 £425 -5.56% 4
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (46.15%) BIG-IP
6 11 (42.31%) Virtual Environments
6 11 (42.31%) CCNP
6 11 (42.31%) OSPF
6 11 (42.31%) BGP
6 11 (42.31%) ITIL
6 11 (42.31%) Wireless
7 10 (38.46%) LAN
7 10 (38.46%) WAN
7 10 (38.46%) Juniper
7 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
8 9 (34.62%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
8 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
8 9 (34.62%) ServiceNow
8 9 (34.62%) Service Management
8 9 (34.62%) ITSM
8 9 (34.62%) Change Management
9 8 (30.77%) DNS
9 8 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
9 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
9 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared

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 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (46.15%) BIG-IP
4 11 (42.31%) BGP
4 11 (42.31%) OSPF
4 11 (42.31%) Wireless
5 10 (38.46%) LAN
5 10 (38.46%) WAN
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (30.77%) DNS
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) ICMP
8 7 (26.92%) IPsec
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
10 3 (11.54%) MPLS
10 3 (11.54%) Network Security
10 3 (11.54%) Skype
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Team Leader
2 8 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 6 (23.08%) Data Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Data Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Communications Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Network Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Security Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Data Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) WAP
2 1 (3.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
1 11 (42.31%) Virtual Environments
2 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 9 (34.62%) ITIL V3
2 9 (34.62%) ITSM
2 9 (34.62%) Load Balancing
2 9 (34.62%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 9 (34.62%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (30.77%) Network Virtualisation
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 4 (15.38%) Network Design
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security
6 3 (11.54%) Migration
6 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
6 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.54%) SIEM
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Python
2 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNP
3 10 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 6 (23.08%) CCIE
6 4 (15.38%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 3 (11.54%) DV Cleared
7 3 (11.54%) MCP
7 3 (11.54%) MCSE
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CCDA
8 2 (7.69%) CCDE
8 2 (7.69%) CCDP
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Ansible
2 4 (15.38%) OVSD
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (7.69%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) Juniper
3 9 (34.62%) Palo Alto
3 9 (34.62%) ServiceNow
4 7 (26.92%) HP
5 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 6 (23.08%) Fortinet
6 3 (11.54%) Qualys
6 3 (11.54%) Sourcefire
6 3 (11.54%) Splunk
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
6 3 (11.54%) Tufin
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (7.69%) Aruba
7 2 (7.69%) CA
8 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.85%) Citrix