Period
to 20 April 2019

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 20 April 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
20 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 +13
Contract jobs citing F5 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 2.84% 1.31% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 7.23% 3.25% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Luton median daily rate £375 £355 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £375 £360 £415
% change year-on-year +4.17% -13.25% -2.35%
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 83 123 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 39.34% 40.20% 33.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 97 39
Luton median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £278 £140 £213
90th Percentile £591 £575 £545
Bedfordshire median daily rate £430 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +2.99% +1.21% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Luton median hourly rate £30.22 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +60.71% -72.38%
10th Percentile £17.59 £14.80 £12.50
90th Percentile £42.44 £69.00 £19.38
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +54.55% +17.86% -70.53%

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 20 April 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 Luton region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SLA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) LAN

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 (83.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Akamai
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (16.67%) FWSM
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) TACACS
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 3 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Cloudera
3 1 (16.67%) ForeScout
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft