Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 82 127
Rank change year-on-year +9 +45 -48
Contract jobs citing F5 25 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.83% 1.83% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 3.81% 3.92% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £473 £439 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +9.81% -11.11%
10th Percentile £390 £388 £390
90th Percentile £488 £477 £478
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £408
% change year-on-year +2.41% +1.84% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £93.75 -

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 656 791 1,044
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 48.09% 46.61% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 429 467
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £438 £403 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.16% -1.50%
10th Percentile £250 £233 £201
90th Percentile £550 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 70 77
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -24.64% +64.01%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.00 £8.79
90th Percentile £34.00 £16.00 £38.10
South East median hourly rate £19.71 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.45% -2.94% +9.68%

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 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 18 November 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 +10 14 £462 +5.07% 3
High Wycombe - 5 £475 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Firewall
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (52.00%) Change Management
6 12 (48.00%) VMware
6 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (48.00%) CCNA
6 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (44.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 11 (44.00%) NaaS
7 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (44.00%) Meraki
7 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (44.00%) Splunk
7 11 (44.00%) Office 365
7 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (44.00%) MCITP
7 11 (44.00%) WSUS
7 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
7 11 (44.00%) SCCM
7 11 (44.00%) SCOM
7 11 (44.00%) ISMS
7 11 (44.00%) Adobe
7 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003

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 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (44.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Apache
2 7 (28.00%) JBoss
2 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (4.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 3 (12.00%) Azure
3 1 (4.00%) AWS
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Firewall
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (44.00%) NaaS
4 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (32.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
7 5 (20.00%) BGP
7 5 (20.00%) HTTP
7 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Firepower
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.00%) LAN
8 3 (12.00%) MPLS
8 3 (12.00%) VPN
8 3 (12.00%) WAN
9 2 (8.00%) ICMP
9 2 (8.00%) IPsec
9 2 (8.00%) OSPF
9 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (44.00%) Law
1 11 (44.00%) Legal
2 4 (16.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Analyst
1 11 (44.00%) Support Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) PowerShell Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) J2EE
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 3 (12.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (12.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
4 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Change Management
2 11 (44.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 11 (44.00%) E-Commerce
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security Management
2 11 (44.00%) ISMS
2 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (44.00%) Problem Management
2 11 (44.00%) Security Management
3 7 (28.00%) Deployment Automation
4 4 (16.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (16.00%) Server Building
4 4 (16.00%) Task Automation
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (8.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.00%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (8.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
2 7 (28.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (48.00%) CCNA
3 11 (44.00%) MCITP
3 11 (44.00%) MCSA
3 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.00%) CCNP
4 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCCM
1 11 (44.00%) SCOM
1 11 (44.00%) WSUS
2 5 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (4.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 11 (44.00%) Adobe
3 11 (44.00%) Meraki
3 11 (44.00%) Sony
3 11 (44.00%) Splunk
4 6 (24.00%) Red Hat
5 5 (20.00%) McAfee
6 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (8.00%) Mercator
9 1 (4.00%) IBM
9 1 (4.00%) Juniper
9 1 (4.00%) Planview