Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 138 113 143
Rank change year-on-year -25 +30 +16
Contract jobs citing F5 21 51 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.60% 1.40% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 2.52% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 32
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £420 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.74% +0.30% +11.67%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £475 £550 £579
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 1,806 2,022 2,150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 51.57% 55.55% 52.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,047 1,271 1,240
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £220 £255 £263
90th Percentile £538 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 93 112
Hampshire median hourly rate £18.38 £19.44 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -23.78% +74.36%
10th Percentile £10.40 £11.88 £12.55
90th Percentile £45.00 £54.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.36 £19.00
% change year-on-year +13.97% -19.18% +19.22%

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 17 January 2018.

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 17 January 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
Fleet +4 6 £330 -8.84% 1
Winchester - 5 £450 -
Hook +5 4 £389 -7.44%
Farnborough +1 1 £300 -25.00%
Southampton +1 1 £320 -21.23% 1
Basingstoke -22 1 £475 -5.09%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 16 (76.19%) CCNP
2 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (66.67%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 12 (57.14%) ITIL
5 11 (52.38%) CCSA
6 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
6 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
7 9 (42.86%) BGP
7 9 (42.86%) OSPF
8 8 (38.10%) Juniper
8 8 (38.10%) Network Security
8 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (33.33%) Wireless
10 6 (28.57%) MPLS
10 6 (28.57%) CCSE
10 6 (28.57%) WAN
10 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
10 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
10 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
10 6 (28.57%) FortiGate
11 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (23.81%) Riverbed
11 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
11 5 (23.81%) JNCIA
11 5 (23.81%) JNCIE

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 2 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (42.86%) BGP
3 9 (42.86%) OSPF
4 8 (38.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 8 (38.10%) Network Security
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (33.33%) Wireless
6 6 (28.57%) BIG-IP
6 6 (28.57%) MPLS
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
7 5 (23.81%) LAN
8 4 (19.05%) IPsec
8 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 3 (14.29%) Junos
10 2 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (9.52%) Ethernet
10 2 (9.52%) NX-OS
10 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 5 (23.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) CGI
2 2 (9.52%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Smart Meter
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Capacity Management
2 5 (23.81%) ITSM
2 5 (23.81%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (23.81%) Service Management
3 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 4 (19.05%) Network Design
4 3 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) Change Control
5 2 (9.52%) Migration
5 2 (9.52%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.76%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) High Availability
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) Perl
1 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 16 (76.19%) CCNP
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (52.38%) CCSA
3 10 (47.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (28.57%) CCSE
6 5 (23.81%) CCDP
6 5 (23.81%) CCIE
6 5 (23.81%) CCIP
6 5 (23.81%) JNCIA
6 5 (23.81%) JNCIE
7 4 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) HP ASE
7 4 (19.05%) HP MASE
8 2 (9.52%) CCNA
9 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 1 (4.76%) FIPS 140-2
3 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 8 (38.10%) Juniper
4 6 (28.57%) Fortinet
4 6 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 5 (23.81%) HP
5 5 (23.81%) Riverbed
6 4 (19.05%) Aruba
7 3 (14.29%) Remedy
8 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.76%) Brocade
8 1 (4.76%) Dell KACE
8 1 (4.76%) EMC
8 1 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (4.76%) Splunk
8 1 (4.76%) VMware