Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 67 93
Rank change year-on-year -25 +26 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 29 62 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.43% 3.06% 1.11%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 6.68% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 37 9
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £413 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.44% +9.88%
10th Percentile £323 £331 £398
90th Percentile £488 £550 £540
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +2.94% +11.84% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 - -
South East median hourly rate £53.33 - £35.50

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 Buckinghamshire.

All Vendors
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 930 928 881
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 45.95% 45.83% 44.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 442 447
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £225 £233
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 30 35
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% +18.00% -12.28%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.79 £8.70
90th Percentile £44.70 £21.00 £33.05
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +4.53%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -30 25 £425 - 1
Buckingham - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £413 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco ISE
3 17 (58.62%) BGP
3 17 (58.62%) Juniper
4 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
5 15 (51.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 15 (51.72%) OSPF
5 15 (51.72%) BIG-IP
6 14 (48.28%) Wireless
6 14 (48.28%) ITIL
6 14 (48.28%) Virtual Environments
7 13 (44.83%) Network Virtualisation
7 13 (44.83%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
8 12 (41.38%) IPsec
8 12 (41.38%) ICMP
9 11 (37.93%) Change Management
9 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
9 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
10 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
10 10 (34.48%) CCNP
11 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (31.03%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
11 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
12 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving

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 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) Firewall
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco ISE
3 17 (58.62%) BGP
4 15 (51.72%) BIG-IP
4 15 (51.72%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (51.72%) OSPF
5 14 (48.28%) Wireless
6 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 12 (41.38%) ICMP
7 12 (41.38%) IPsec
8 9 (31.03%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (13.79%) LAN
10 3 (10.34%) DNS
10 3 (10.34%) VLAN
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
11 2 (6.90%) DHCP
11 2 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 2 (6.90%) SSL
11 2 (6.90%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Network Team Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
4 7 (24.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Data Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Support
6 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Network Technician
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
1 14 (48.28%) Virtual Environments
2 13 (44.83%) Network Monitoring
2 13 (44.83%) Network Virtualisation
3 11 (37.93%) Change Management
3 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
4 9 (31.03%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
5 8 (27.59%) ITSM
5 8 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (27.59%) Service Management
6 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
7 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
9 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
10 1 (3.45%) DevOps
10 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (55.17%) DV Cleared
3 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (37.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (34.48%) CCNP
5 3 (10.34%) CCNA
6 2 (6.90%) CCIP
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.45%) MCP
7 1 (3.45%) MCSE
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) OVSD
2 3 (10.34%) Ansible
3 2 (6.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 17 (58.62%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
4 8 (27.59%) ServiceNow
5 6 (20.69%) HP
6 3 (10.34%) Aruba
7 2 (6.90%) Infoblox
7 2 (6.90%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (3.45%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.45%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) VMware