Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 November 2017 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 Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 48 71
Rank change year-on-year -3 +23 -
Contract jobs citing F5 10 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.66% 1.99% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 3.75% 4.91% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 10
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £253 £363 £341
90th Percentile £445 £464 £491
South Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £367
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.32% +17.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

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 Cardiff.

All Vendors
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 267 224 412
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 44.28% 40.51% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 154 326
Cardiff median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £176 £211 £211
90th Percentile £475 £550 £475
South Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Cardiff median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -12.12% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £23.85 £29.15 £24.98
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year +34.55% -31.25% +33.33%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Cardiff

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Cardiff

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) CCDA
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
8 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) CCDA
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware