Period
to 15 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 15 December 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 34 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +39
Contract jobs citing F5 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 1.92% 1.32% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 3.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Luton median daily rate £375 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £470
% change year-on-year +4.17% -23.40% +10.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Luton median hourly rate - - -
Bedfordshire 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 Luton.

All Vendors
Luton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 111 106 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 42.53% 35.10% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 73 60
Luton median daily rate £444 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.39% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £258 £259 £256
90th Percentile £575 £611 £576
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +0.60% +4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Luton median hourly rate - £50.78 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +290.62% -48.00%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £19.00 £11.84 £13.00
% change year-on-year +60.47% -8.92% -62.86%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Luton

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Luton

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Luton region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Task Automation
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
3 3 (60.00%) IaaS
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Terraform
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Akamai
3 3 (60.00%) Ansible
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 5 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Akamai
2 3 (60.00%) IaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (20.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Architect
1 1 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Task Automation
3 3 (60.00%) Analytics
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (20.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless