Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 19 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 113 156
Rank change year-on-year -10 +43 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 39 55 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.11% 1.42% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 2.58% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 40 29
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £362 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.50% -22.98% +38.24%
10th Percentile £320 £252 £301
90th Percentile £475 £531 £579
South East median daily rate £408 £423 £425
% change year-on-year -3.55% -0.59% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - £34.00 -
South East median hourly rate - £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -24.44% -10.00%

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 Hampshire.

All Vendors
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1884 2134 2250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 53.78% 55.24% 50.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1067 1340 1329
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +9.15%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £545 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 113 122
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.69 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +5.26% +22.58%
10th Percentile £10.40 £12.00 £12.24
90th Percentile £45.00 £55.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.26% -14.32% +17.61%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Hampshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Hampshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Hampshire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Hampshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Hampshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Basingstoke - 13 £425 -
Hook +14 9 £390 +25.81%
Winchester +16 4 £450 +20.00%
Farnborough +9 2 £300 -1.64%
Fleet +4 2 £330 -8.84%
Southampton +8 1 £400 -1.54%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 21 (53.85%) Cisco
2 21 (53.85%) Fortinet
3 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 17 (43.59%) WAN
5 16 (41.03%) LAN
5 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
6 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (38.46%) CCNP
6 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
6 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 13 (33.33%) Brocade
7 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
8 11 (28.21%) Network Design
9 10 (25.64%) BIG-IP
9 10 (25.64%) Network Security
9 10 (25.64%) LTE
9 10 (25.64%) CCSA
9 10 (25.64%) Wireless
9 10 (25.64%) MPLS
9 10 (25.64%) OSPF
9 10 (25.64%) BGP
9 10 (25.64%) ITIL
10 9 (23.08%) CCIE
10 9 (23.08%) CCIP
10 9 (23.08%) Juniper
10 9 (23.08%) IPsec
10 9 (23.08%) Riverbed
10 9 (23.08%) FortiGate

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 25 (64.10%) Firewall
2 17 (43.59%) WAN
3 16 (41.03%) LAN
4 10 (25.64%) BGP
4 10 (25.64%) BIG-IP
4 10 (25.64%) LTE
4 10 (25.64%) MPLS
4 10 (25.64%) Network Security
4 10 (25.64%) OSPF
4 10 (25.64%) Wireless
5 9 (23.08%) IPsec
6 6 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (15.38%) VPN
7 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (12.82%) MVNO
7 5 (12.82%) SAN
7 5 (12.82%) SCTP
7 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 4 (10.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MSI
General
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) IP Network Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Engineering Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) IP Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) Network Integration Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Network Specialist
5 3 (7.69%) Brocade Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Design Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IP Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Core Network Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) LTE Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) CESG
4 2 (5.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Load Balancing
1 11 (28.21%) Network Design
2 10 (25.64%) ITIL
3 9 (23.08%) Fault Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 8 (20.51%) Integration Testing
4 8 (20.51%) ITSM
4 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
6 5 (12.82%) Network Management
7 3 (7.69%) Project Management
7 3 (7.69%) Test Management
8 2 (5.13%) Capacity Management
8 2 (5.13%) Change Control
8 2 (5.13%) Customer-Centricity
8 2 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.56%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) Perl
1 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 15 (38.46%) CCNP
2 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 10 (25.64%) CCSA
4 9 (23.08%) CCIE
4 9 (23.08%) CCIP
5 8 (20.51%) CCDP
5 8 (20.51%) CCSE
5 8 (20.51%) HP ASE
5 8 (20.51%) JNCIA
5 8 (20.51%) JNCIE
6 7 (17.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (17.95%) Degree
6 7 (17.95%) HP MASE
7 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.56%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.56%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (53.85%) Cisco
1 21 (53.85%) Fortinet
2 15 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 13 (33.33%) Brocade
4 9 (23.08%) Juniper
4 9 (23.08%) Riverbed
5 8 (20.51%) Aruba
5 8 (20.51%) HP
5 8 (20.51%) VMware
6 7 (17.95%) EMC
7 5 (12.82%) Motorola
8 3 (7.69%) Blue Coat
8 3 (7.69%) Ericsson
9 2 (5.13%) Remedy
9 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.56%) Splunk