Period
to 18 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London 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 December 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
London > Central London
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 245 216
Rank change year-on-year -11 -29 -17
Contract jobs citing F5 43 39 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.46% 0.45% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.21% 1.16% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 29 42
Central London median daily rate £444 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +5.56% +2.56%
10th Percentile £381 £355 £354
90th Percentile £538 £601 £538
London median daily rate £475 £450 £455
% change year-on-year +5.56% -1.10% +4.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Central London median hourly rate - - -
London 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 Central London.

All Vendors
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,542 3,348 3,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 38.10% 38.49% 42.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,586 2,488 2,409
Central London median daily rate £481 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.32% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £275
90th Percentile £650 £675 £625
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 74 53
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -0.54% +5.43%
10th Percentile £13.16 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.13 £31.35 £55.00
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +11.11% -5.26%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Central London

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Central London

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Central London over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Central London

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Central London

F5
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Central London region over the 6 months to 18 December 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
City of London 0 32 £475 +5.56% 8
City of Westminster -3 5 £290 -53.60%
West End of London - 4 £475 -
F5
London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Central London region with a requirement for F5.

1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (46.51%) Juniper
5 18 (41.86%) OSPF
5 18 (41.86%) BGP
5 18 (41.86%) WAN
5 18 (41.86%) Wireless
5 18 (41.86%) Network Security
5 18 (41.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (39.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 17 (39.53%) LAN
6 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
7 16 (37.21%) CCNP
7 16 (37.21%) MPLS
8 14 (32.56%) SolarWinds
9 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
9 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.58%) VPN
10 11 (25.58%) DNS
10 11 (25.58%) ISDN
11 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
12 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
12 9 (20.93%) ProxySG
12 9 (20.93%) Ethernet
12 9 (20.93%) CCNA
12 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
12 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (20.93%) Meraki

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 6 (13.95%) CMS
2 3 (6.98%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Apache
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.98%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (6.98%) Mimecast
3 3 (6.98%) Office 365
4 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
4 2 (4.65%) SaaS
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.33%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) Firewall
2 18 (41.86%) BGP
2 18 (41.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (41.86%) Network Security
2 18 (41.86%) OSPF
2 18 (41.86%) WAN
2 18 (41.86%) Wireless
3 17 (39.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (39.53%) LAN
4 16 (37.21%) MPLS
5 13 (30.23%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (30.23%) TCP/IP
6 11 (25.58%) DNS
6 11 (25.58%) ISDN
6 11 (25.58%) VPN
7 9 (20.93%) Ethernet
7 9 (20.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 8 (18.60%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (18.60%) DHCP
9 6 (13.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (60.47%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Network Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support
6 2 (4.65%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) XMPP
2 5 (11.63%) 802.1X
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
2 2 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.63%) Unix
1 5 (11.63%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Load Balancing
2 8 (18.60%) ITIL
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Network Design
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security
5 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (9.30%) Migration
5 4 (9.30%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Security Architecture
6 3 (6.98%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Security Management
7 2 (4.65%) Task Automation
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Perl
1 4 (9.30%) PowerShell
1 4 (9.30%) Python
2 3 (6.98%) SQL
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (51.16%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNP
3 9 (20.93%) CCNA
4 5 (11.63%) JNCIA
5 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (6.98%) GIAC
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
6 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.65%) CCIE
7 2 (4.65%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.33%) CEH
8 1 (2.33%) CISSP
8 1 (2.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.33%) MCSE
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (18.60%) Nagios
2 6 (13.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (6.98%) Cacti
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.65%) Ansible
4 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
4 2 (4.65%) Rundeck
4 2 (4.65%) Terraform
5 1 (2.33%) CSIRT
5 1 (2.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (74.42%) Cisco
2 20 (46.51%) Juniper
3 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
4 14 (32.56%) SolarWinds
5 13 (30.23%) Palo Alto
6 9 (20.93%) Blue Coat
6 9 (20.93%) Meraki
7 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
8 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
9 5 (11.63%) Ruckus Wireless
10 4 (9.30%) Fortinet
10 4 (9.30%) Infoblox
10 4 (9.30%) Symantec
11 3 (6.98%) Aerohive Networks
11 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (6.98%) Forcepoint
11 3 (6.98%) McAfee
11 3 (6.98%) MobileIron
11 3 (6.98%) VMware
12 2 (4.65%) Citrix