Period
to 4 April 2020

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 4 April 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 60 78 87
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9 -46
Contract jobs citing F5 7 6 28
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.57% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 1.90% 1.11% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 13
Median daily rate £473 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.67% -29.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £455 £300 £402
90th Percentile £495 £300 £553
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £462 £300 £425
% change year-on-year +53.83% -29.41% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £53.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.25% -
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £18.00 £53.33
% change year-on-year - -66.25% -

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 368 542 812
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 53.64% 51.82% 50.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 296 428
Median daily rate £425 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £277 £245 £237
90th Percentile £568 £650 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 55 30
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.63% +27.55%
10th Percentile £11.29 £9.62 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.79 £32.80 £28.00
Median hourly rate £15.75 £14.05 £16.25
% change year-on-year +12.10% -13.54% +30.00%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Milton Keynes

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Daily rate trend for F5 in Milton Keynes

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Hourly rate trend for F5 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for F5.

1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
4 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) CCNP
4 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 4 (57.14%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 3 (42.86%) VLAN
5 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
5 3 (42.86%) Presales
5 3 (42.86%) VXLAN
5 3 (42.86%) Due Diligence
5 3 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
6 2 (28.57%) Service Design
6 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
6 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
6 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (42.86%) VLAN
4 3 (42.86%) VXLAN
4 3 (42.86%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
5 2 (28.57%) ICMP
5 2 (28.57%) IPsec
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 1 (14.29%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Network Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Due Diligence
2 3 (42.86%) Presales
2 3 (42.86%) Thought Leadership
3 2 (28.57%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 2 (28.57%) Service Design
3 2 (28.57%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Roadmap
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 3 (42.86%) CCIE
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Palo Alto
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
4 2 (28.57%) Infoblox
5 1 (14.29%) Aruba
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
5 1 (14.29%) HP