Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 25 September 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 94 66
Rank change year-on-year +19 -28 +17
Contract jobs citing F5 34 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.31% 1.35% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 4.61% 2.90% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 11
Milton Keynes median daily rate £429 £357 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.20% -18.98% -2.22%
10th Percentile £374 £340 £375
90th Percentile £467 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £357 £433
% change year-on-year +20.06% -17.57% -3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £53.33 - -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £53.33 - -

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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 738 792 607
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 50.24% 46.62% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 375 337
Milton Keynes median daily rate £415 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.41% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £219 £225 £195
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 50 33
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.33 £16.71 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.24% +51.91% -
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.74 £8.50
90th Percentile £17.60 £24.65 £15.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £12.50 £16.93 £11.50
% change year-on-year -26.17% +47.22% -4.17%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Milton Keynes

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Milton Keynes

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for F5.

1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
3 22 (64.71%) Firewall
4 21 (61.76%) Juniper
5 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (58.82%) Cisco ISE
6 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
7 16 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
8 15 (44.12%) BGP
8 15 (44.12%) ITIL
9 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
9 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 13 (38.24%) CCNP
11 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
11 12 (35.29%) Change Management
12 11 (32.35%) LAN
12 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
12 11 (32.35%) ITIL V3
12 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
12 11 (32.35%) IPsec
13 10 (29.41%) CCNA
14 9 (26.47%) WAN
14 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
15 8 (23.53%) SSL
16 7 (20.59%) CSS
16 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
16 7 (20.59%) Internet
16 7 (20.59%) Aruba

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (17.65%) IIS
2 5 (14.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Akamai
3 1 (2.94%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (58.82%) Cisco ISE
3 15 (44.12%) BGP
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (38.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (32.35%) BIG-IP
7 11 (32.35%) IPsec
7 11 (32.35%) LAN
8 9 (26.47%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) SSL
10 7 (20.59%) Internet
10 7 (20.59%) Telepresence
11 6 (17.65%) OSPF
12 5 (14.71%) Wireless
13 4 (11.76%) DHCP
13 4 (11.76%) DNS
13 4 (11.76%) ICMP
14 3 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (26.47%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Applications Support
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support
4 5 (14.71%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.88%) Data Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Data Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) DBA
7 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Support
8 1 (2.94%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Unix
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (44.12%) ITIL
3 12 (35.29%) Change Management
4 11 (32.35%) ITIL V3
5 7 (20.59%) Network Management
6 6 (17.65%) Service Management
7 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (14.71%) ITSM
7 5 (14.71%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (8.82%) DevOps
9 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
10 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
10 2 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
10 2 (5.88%) Migration
10 2 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (5.88%) Task Automation
11 1 (2.94%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) Python
3 2 (5.88%) C
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) DV Cleared
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (41.18%) SC Cleared
4 13 (38.24%) CCNP
5 10 (29.41%) CCNA
6 5 (14.71%) MCDBA
6 5 (14.71%) MCITP
6 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (11.76%) CCIP
8 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (8.82%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (14.71%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (76.47%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) Juniper
3 11 (32.35%) Palo Alto
4 7 (20.59%) Aruba
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 5 (14.71%) Blue Coat
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) Infoblox
6 2 (5.88%) Nokia
6 2 (5.88%) Oracle
6 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.94%) Remedy