Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 69 84
Rank change year-on-year -23 +15 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 11 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.70% 2.31% 1.17%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 4.40% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 12
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £455 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.58% -0.27% -8.75%
10th Percentile £349 £418 £300
90th Percentile £415 £531 £600
East of England median daily rate £375 £469 £381
% change year-on-year -20.00% +22.95% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -70.83% -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -

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 Hertfordshire.

All Vendors
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 791 727 848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 50.38% 52.42% 52.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 394 395
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £380 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.59% +11.03%
10th Percentile £185 £217 £218
90th Percentile £575 £500 £575
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 35 85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.65 £14.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.84% -30.95% +35.48%
10th Percentile £11.44 £9.19 £8.85
90th Percentile £46.50 £40.50 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -19.51% -2.38%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 17 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
Hatfield -3 6 £375 -31.82% 2
Welwyn Garden City -1 1 £550 +18.92% 1
Watford -9 1 £400 -
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) CCIE
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
2 8 (72.73%) CCSE
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) TACACS
3 7 (63.64%) CCSA
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) Nokia
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
5 5 (45.45%) Computacenter
6 4 (36.36%) SLA
6 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
6 4 (36.36%) Fault Management
6 4 (36.36%) Network Security
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Service Design
7 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) Finance

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) TACACS
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) Network Security
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Security Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Fault Management
2 4 (36.36%) Incident Management
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Design
3 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) High Availability
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) CCIE
1 8 (72.73%) CCNP
1 8 (72.73%) CCSE
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCSA
3 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) CISSP
4 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 1 (9.09%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
3 1 (9.09%) AS 2805
3 1 (9.09%) GPG13
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) CheckPoint
2 8 (72.73%) Juniper
3 7 (63.64%) Blue Coat
3 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 7 (63.64%) Nokia
4 5 (45.45%) Computacenter
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Arista
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) CyberArk
6 1 (9.09%) FireEye
6 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
6 1 (9.09%) ForeScout
6 1 (9.09%) McAfee
6 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) VMware