Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 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
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 91 88
Rank change year-on-year +12 -3 +4
Contract jobs citing F5 22 29 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.44% 1.48% 2.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 3.31% 4.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 29
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.61%
10th Percentile £335 £323 £346
90th Percentile £488 £488 £573
South East median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £53.33 -
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £53.33 -
% change year-on-year -64.37% - -

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 695 876 966
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.34% 44.76% 45.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 447 425
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £263 £220 £219
90th Percentile £577 £553 £544
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.06% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 76 42
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.08% -21.21% +32.00%
10th Percentile £10.34 £9.00 £8.79
90th Percentile £37.00 £42.50 £31.00
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 22 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Buckinghamshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 22 July 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
Milton Keynes +8 11 £429 +0.82% 1
High Wycombe -6 3 £475 +15.15% 1
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
3 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
4 8 (36.36%) CCNA
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
5 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 6 (27.27%) DNS
6 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) IBM
7 5 (22.73%) WAN
7 5 (22.73%) DHCP
7 5 (22.73%) LAN
7 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) JBoss
7 5 (22.73%) Apache
7 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
7 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) J2EE
7 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
7 5 (22.73%) Change Management
7 5 (22.73%) Middleware
7 5 (22.73%) Clustering

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 5 (22.73%) Apache
1 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) OpenStack
1 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
1 5 (22.73%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (9.09%) Confluence
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (22.73%) IaaS
2 5 (22.73%) OpenShift
2 5 (22.73%) PaaS
3 2 (9.09%) Office 365
4 1 (4.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 8 (36.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) DHCP
4 5 (22.73%) LAN
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (13.64%) Ethernet
6 3 (13.64%) HTTP
6 3 (13.64%) NX-OS
6 3 (13.64%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) ADSL
7 2 (9.09%) Intranet
7 2 (9.09%) NaaS
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
1 2 (9.09%) Law
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Analyst
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) J2EE
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Clustering
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) IVR
5 2 (9.09%) e-Health
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (22.73%) Unix
3 5 (22.73%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.64%) AIX
4 3 (13.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (9.09%) Solaris
5 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Change Management
2 5 (22.73%) Deployment Automation
2 5 (22.73%) Release Management
3 4 (18.18%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 3 (13.64%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
4 3 (13.64%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (9.09%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (9.09%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (9.09%) ISMS
5 2 (9.09%) Patch Management
5 2 (9.09%) Server Building
5 2 (9.09%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Perl
1 5 (22.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (36.36%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
5 2 (9.09%) MCITP
5 2 (9.09%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
2 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) Ansible
2 3 (13.64%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (9.09%) SCCM
3 2 (9.09%) SCOM
3 2 (9.09%) WSUS
4 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Red Hat
3 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 6 (27.27%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Avaya
5 3 (13.64%) McAfee
6 2 (9.09%) Adobe
6 2 (9.09%) Google
6 2 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 2 (9.09%) Meraki
6 2 (9.09%) Palo Alto
6 2 (9.09%) Planview
6 2 (9.09%) Sony
6 2 (9.09%) Splunk
7 1 (4.55%) Arista
7 1 (4.55%) CA
7 1 (4.55%) NetScout
7 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds