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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 81 115
Rank change year-on-year +3 +34  
Contract jobs citing F5 30 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.66% 1.66% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 3.00% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 4
Median daily rate £450 £338 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +8.87%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £490 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £34.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.98% -5.00%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1018 1100 998
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 56.49% 55.28% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1076 1233 1223
Median daily rate £415 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.79% -0.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 140 109
Median hourly rate £14.00 £35.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.56% +136.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £12.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £53.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -5 10 £425 +41.66% 1
Hook +12 7 £450 +45.16%
Winchester +9 3 £400 +6.66%
Fleet +4 1 £500 +48.36%
Farnborough +2 1 - - 1
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 58 (80.56%) Cisco
1 58 (80.56%) Firewall
2 52 (72.22%) Security Cleared
3 47 (65.28%) CCNP
3 47 (65.28%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (63.89%) SC Cleared
5 36 (50.00%) WAN
6 34 (47.22%) LAN
7 33 (45.83%) Fortinet
8 30 (41.67%) Network Design
8 30 (41.67%) Riverbed
9 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
10 28 (38.89%) HP
10 28 (38.89%) Wireless
11 27 (37.50%) Juniper
12 26 (36.11%) CCIE
12 26 (36.11%) Degree
12 26 (36.11%) Computer Science
12 26 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
13 25 (34.72%) Aruba
13 25 (34.72%) FortiGate
13 25 (34.72%) BIG-IP
13 25 (34.72%) JNCIA
13 25 (34.72%) JNCIE
13 25 (34.72%) CCSA
13 25 (34.72%) CCSE
13 25 (34.72%) ITIL
13 25 (34.72%) CCIP
13 25 (34.72%) CCDP
14 24 (33.33%) Telecoms

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.11%) Apache
2 6 (8.33%) JBoss
3 1 (1.39%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (80.56%) Firewall
2 36 (50.00%) WAN
3 34 (47.22%) LAN
4 28 (38.89%) Wireless
5 25 (34.72%) BIG-IP
6 21 (29.17%) MPLS
7 20 (27.78%) BGP
7 20 (27.78%) IPsec
7 20 (27.78%) OSPF
8 15 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (11.11%) VPN
10 7 (9.72%) LTE
10 7 (9.72%) Network Security
11 6 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (6.94%) MVNO
12 5 (6.94%) SCTP
12 5 (6.94%) VoIP
13 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (5.56%) SAN
14 3 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (1.39%) MySQL
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.39%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 24 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (59.72%) Network Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 9 (12.50%) Network Integration Engineer
4 7 (9.72%) Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Design Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Engineering Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) IP Specialist
6 4 (5.56%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 3 (4.17%) IP Network Engineer
7 3 (4.17%) IT Architect
7 3 (4.17%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Network Architect
7 3 (4.17%) Network Support
8 2 (2.78%) Brocade Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) LTE Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) JSF
1 1 (1.39%) LAMP
1 1 (1.39%) Middleware
1 1 (1.39%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 13 (18.06%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.94%) CESG
4 4 (5.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Unix
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
4 1 (1.39%) CentOS
4 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.39%) Solaris
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (41.67%) Network Design
2 25 (34.72%) ITIL
3 24 (33.33%) ITSM
3 24 (33.33%) Service Management
4 14 (19.44%) Integration Testing
5 7 (9.72%) DevOps
5 7 (9.72%) Network Management
6 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 6 (8.33%) Security Operations
6 6 (8.33%) UML
7 5 (6.94%) High Availability
8 4 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.17%) Project Management
9 3 (4.17%) Test Management
10 2 (2.78%) Change Management
10 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.39%) C
1 1 (1.39%) Java
1 1 (1.39%) Perl
1 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 47 (65.28%) CCNP
2 47 (65.28%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (63.89%) SC Cleared
4 26 (36.11%) CCIE
4 26 (36.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 26 (36.11%) Degree
5 25 (34.72%) CCDP
5 25 (34.72%) CCIP
5 25 (34.72%) CCSA
5 25 (34.72%) CCSE
5 25 (34.72%) JNCIA
5 25 (34.72%) JNCIE
6 21 (29.17%) HP ASE
6 21 (29.17%) HP MASE
7 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (2.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) CCNA
9 1 (1.39%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.33%) PA-DSS
3 3 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Shibboleth
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (34.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.39%) Ansible
2 1 (1.39%) Forum Sentry
2 1 (1.39%) Nagios
2 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.39%) Opsview
2 1 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 58 (80.56%) Cisco
2 33 (45.83%) Fortinet
3 30 (41.67%) Riverbed
4 29 (40.28%) CheckPoint
5 28 (38.89%) HP
6 27 (37.50%) Juniper
7 25 (34.72%) Aruba
8 9 (12.50%) Brocade
8 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.72%) Gemalto
9 7 (9.72%) Splunk
10 6 (8.33%) Kaspersky
10 6 (8.33%) NetApp
10 6 (8.33%) Tripwire
11 3 (4.17%) Ericsson
11 3 (4.17%) Motorola
11 3 (4.17%) VMware
12 2 (2.78%) ArcSight
12 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
12 2 (2.78%) Oracle
Hampshire
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