Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 92 117
Rank change year-on-year -58 +25 +46
Contract jobs citing F5 20 73 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.53% 1.98% 1.48%
As % of the Vendors category 0.99% 3.64% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 45 37
Hampshire median daily rate £350 £425 £352
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +20.74% +10.00%
10th Percentile £338 £306 £220
90th Percentile £480 £520 £488
South East median daily rate £427 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.84% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Hampshire median hourly rate - - £34.00
South East median hourly rate £53.33 - £34.00

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 2,012 2,003 2,316
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 52.99% 54.37% 54.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,138 1,158 1,481
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £412 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +8.49% +1.33%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £269
90th Percentile £563 £541 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 109 119
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.22% -6.25% +43.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.93 £12.33
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.30 £48.29
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.91% -0.71%

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 16 July 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 16 July 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
Basingstoke -5 5 £351 -8.77% 2
Gosport - 3 £345 -
Southampton - 2 £418 -
Fleet -9 1 £350 -30.86% 3
Hook -10 1 £350 -17.65%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) LAN
3 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 8 (40.00%) Brocade
3 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (35.00%) CCNP
4 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) VMware
7 4 (20.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (20.00%) MPLS
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) Linux
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
8 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 8 (40.00%) LAN
2 8 (40.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (20.00%) MPLS
5 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) BGP
6 3 (15.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (15.00%) IPsec
6 3 (15.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) DMZ
7 2 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (10.00%) OSPF
8 1 (5.00%) RIP
8 1 (5.00%) SMS
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (5.00%) Wireless
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) IP Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Brocade Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Network Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (15.00%) Fault Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 3 (15.00%) Security Hardening
2 3 (15.00%) Validation
3 2 (10.00%) High Availability
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (10.00%) Runbook
3 2 (10.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
4 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (5.00%) Power Management
4 1 (5.00%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) CCNP
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) CCIE
3 1 (5.00%) CCNA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSA
3 1 (5.00%) CCSE
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.00%) FIPS 140-2
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Ansible
1 1 (5.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Brocade
2 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 3 (15.00%) McAfee
4 3 (15.00%) Riverbed
4 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.00%) SAP