Period
to 12 August 2020

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 12 August 2020 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
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 88 84
Rank change year-on-year +45 -4 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 4 16 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.83% 1.10% 1.02%
As % of the Vendors category 1.68% 2.14% 2.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 12
Median daily rate £595 £500 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.00% +23.08% +8.33%
10th Percentile £329 £350 £351
90th Percentile £688 £715 £548
East of England median daily rate £363 £500 £400
% change year-on-year -27.50% +25.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £66.81 -
East of England median hourly rate - £66.81 -

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 238 748 779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 49.17% 51.30% 49.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 401 413
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -0.74%
10th Percentile £197 £246 £173
90th Percentile £568 £605 £550
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 73
Median hourly rate £31.25 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.38% -23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.48 £11.24
90th Percentile £65.85 £49.50 £39.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +21.21% - +10.00%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing F5 in Hertfordshire.

Daily rate trend for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing F5 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for F5 in Hertfordshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing F5 in Hertfordshire.

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 12 August 2020. 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
Welwyn Garden City +2 2 £675 +50.00%
Hatfield +7 1 £515 +47.14%
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (50.00%) vRealize
3 2 (50.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (50.00%) Arista
3 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
3 2 (50.00%) Zscaler
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
3 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
3 2 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
3 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (50.00%) 802.11
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DMVPN
3 2 (50.00%) DWDM
3 2 (50.00%) GLBP
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) IPsec
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) Multicast
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) SNMP
3 2 (50.00%) SSL
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) AutoIt
General
1 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Designer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Management Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 2 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Technical Leadership
2 2 (50.00%) Technology Roadmap
2 2 (50.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
2 2 (50.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 2 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) vCenter Server
1 2 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (25.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Arista
2 2 (50.00%) Aruba
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) Meraki
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) Tufin
2 2 (50.00%) Zscaler
3 1 (25.00%) Brocade
3 1 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) jetNEXUS
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft