Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 117 113
Rank change year-on-year -34 -4 +36
Contract jobs citing F5 26 42 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.71% 1.21% 1.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.42% 2.26% 2.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 42
Hampshire median daily rate £381 £400 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.69% +10.50% -23.79%
10th Percentile £326 £338 £259
90th Percentile £419 £475 £542
South East median daily rate £428 £431 £385
% change year-on-year -0.87% +12.01% -9.41%
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 1,833 1,858 2,092
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 50.16% 53.47% 54.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,090 1,073 1,301
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £275 £220 £256
90th Percentile £575 £550 £545
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 82 125
Hampshire median hourly rate £17.50 £23.14 £21.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.37% +5.81% +24.97%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.58 £11.91
90th Percentile £54.09 £45.00 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.35% +7.81% -11.11%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Andover - 4 £408 -
Gosport - 4 £345 - 1
Basingstoke 0 3 £400 -5.88%
Southampton -15 3 - - 1
Fleet -19 3 £410 +24.24% 2
Farnborough -11 2 £388 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - - 1
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (76.92%) Cisco
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (46.15%) BIG-IP
3 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (42.31%) Linux
5 10 (38.46%) CCNP
6 9 (34.62%) Juniper
6 9 (34.62%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) Network Security
7 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) SolarWinds
8 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
8 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (26.92%) WAN
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (26.92%) OSPF
9 6 (23.08%) BGP
9 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
10 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (19.23%) SAN
10 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
11 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
11 4 (15.38%) IIS

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 4 (15.38%) Apache
1 4 (15.38%) IIS
1 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 4 (15.38%) Tomcat
2 3 (11.54%) GemFire
3 1 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (26.92%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) BIG-IP
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (30.77%) LAN
4 8 (30.77%) Network Security
5 7 (26.92%) OSPF
5 7 (26.92%) WAN
6 6 (23.08%) BGP
7 5 (19.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (19.23%) SAN
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco Firepower
8 4 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (11.54%) MPLS
9 3 (11.54%) NAS
10 2 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (7.69%) VLAN
10 2 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
2 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
1 3 (11.54%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (7.69%) Ant
2 2 (7.69%) Artifactory
2 2 (7.69%) Bower
2 2 (7.69%) Gradle
2 2 (7.69%) Maven
2 2 (7.69%) Spinnaker
3 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IP Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) IP Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Development Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support
4 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Network Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
1 4 (15.38%) Driving Licence
2 3 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.69%) NHS
4 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (7.69%) Unix
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Check Point GAiA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) DevOps
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) SDLC
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 6 (23.08%) Bash Shell
3 3 (11.54%) Groovy
4 2 (7.69%) Perl
4 2 (7.69%) Python
4 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (38.46%) CCNP
3 8 (30.77%) SC Cleared
3 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (15.38%) CCSA
5 3 (11.54%) CCNA
6 2 (7.69%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) CCIE
7 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
7 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
1 4 (15.38%) Dovecot
1 4 (15.38%) Postfix
2 2 (7.69%) Docker
3 1 (3.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) HAProxy
2 3 (11.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.69%) Kubernetes
4 1 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
2 9 (34.62%) Juniper
3 8 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 5 (19.23%) Red Hat
5 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
6 3 (11.54%) Oracle
6 3 (11.54%) Palo Alto
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
7 2 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 2 (7.69%) VMware
8 1 (3.85%) Aruba
8 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (3.85%) Remedy
8 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (3.85%) Splunk