Period
to 21 August 2019

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 21 August 2019 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
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 95 87 84
Rank change year-on-year -8 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing F5 11 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.76% 0.87% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.73% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 11
Hertfordshire median daily rate £500 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.08% +8.33% -17.13%
10th Percentile £340 £360 £350
90th Percentile £610 £550 £550
East of England median daily rate £500 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% -22.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 738 809 619
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 51.21% 50.25% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 427 320
Hertfordshire median daily rate £448 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% -3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £224 £172 £213
90th Percentile £603 £550 £588
East of England median daily rate £438 £425 £418
% change year-on-year +2.94% +1.80% +4.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 73 55
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.25 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.06% +13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £10.49 £11.24 £11.07
90th Percentile £49.00 £46.25 £35.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.20 £16.75 £15.75
% change year-on-year -3.28% +6.35% -4.55%

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 21 August 2019.

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 21 August 2019. 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 +5 3 £425 +6.25%
Welwyn Garden City +19 2 £438 -20.45%
St Albans - 2 £500 -
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 August 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) AWS
3 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (36.36%) Azure
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
5 3 (27.27%) AIX
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) IaaS

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 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) AWS
2 4 (36.36%) Azure
3 3 (27.27%) GCP
3 3 (27.27%) IaaS
3 3 (27.27%) PaaS
4 1 (9.09%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
4 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) DMZ
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTP
5 1 (9.09%) HTTPS
5 1 (9.09%) IGRP
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
5 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) 802.1X
1 2 (18.18%) Velocity
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Public Cloud
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Native
3 1 (9.09%) EMC VNX
3 1 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps
1 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) Site Reliability Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Architectural Design
2 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
2 2 (18.18%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITSM
2 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
2 2 (18.18%) Physics
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Thought Leadership
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Ceph
3 2 (18.18%) Docker
4 1 (9.09%) Squid
4 1 (9.09%) Varnish
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Grafana
1 3 (27.27%) Kubernetes
1 3 (27.27%) Prometheus
2 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (9.09%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Palo Alto
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Arista
5 3 (27.27%) Aruba
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 2 (18.18%) Zscaler
7 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
7 1 (9.09%) Imperva
7 1 (9.09%) IronPort
7 1 (9.09%) McAfee
7 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 1 (9.09%) Splunk