Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 66 90
Rank change year-on-year -43 +24 -14
Contract jobs citing F5 8 28 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.45% 2.15% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 4.42% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 5
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -5.26% +43.94%
10th Percentile £390 £262 £400
90th Percentile £478 £534 £510
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £450 £450
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Milton Keynes median hourly rate - - -
Buckinghamshire 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 Milton Keynes.

All Vendors
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 825 633 908
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 46.82% 48.65% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 355 409
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £231 £213 £200
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 36 36
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £16.93 £10.12 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.33% -30.69% +8.13%
10th Percentile £8.79 £8.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £57.50 £15.44 £21.88
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £10.52 £15.50
% change year-on-year +64.01% -32.15% +19.23%

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Ansible
4 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Puppet
4 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
4 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria

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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) IaaS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (25.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Communications Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (25.00%) ITSM
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (12.50%) E-business
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCDA
2 2 (25.00%) CCDE
2 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) AS 2805
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 8583
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec