Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 37 82
Rank change year-on-year -48 +45 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 29 69 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 1.82% 5.02% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 3.58% 9.87% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 42 8
Milton Keynes median daily rate £425 £425 £462
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.91% +8.91%
10th Percentile £410 £333 £404
90th Percentile £556 £550 £558
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £419 £451
% change year-on-year +1.49% -7.05% +9.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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 809 699 638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 50.69% 50.87% 43.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 377 327
Milton Keynes median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £232 £267 £213
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £390
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 23 18
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £12.00 £10.80 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -29.18% +1.67%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £10.06
90th Percentile £55.00 £22.45 £23.75
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £16.05
% change year-on-year -5.45% -14.30% +10.66%

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 21 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 18 (62.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
5 14 (48.28%) BIG-IP
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (44.83%) Virtual Environments
6 13 (44.83%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (44.83%) OSPF
6 13 (44.83%) BGP
6 13 (44.83%) Wireless
6 13 (44.83%) ITIL
7 12 (41.38%) Juniper
8 11 (37.93%) Change Management
8 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
8 11 (37.93%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
9 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
9 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
9 10 (34.48%) Network Virtualisation
9 10 (34.48%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
9 10 (34.48%) ITSM
9 10 (34.48%) Service Management
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
10 9 (31.03%) CCNP
10 9 (31.03%) ICMP
10 9 (31.03%) IPsec
10 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (10.34%) Office 365
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) IaaS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 17 (58.62%) Firewall
3 14 (48.28%) BIG-IP
4 13 (44.83%) BGP
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco ISE
4 13 (44.83%) OSPF
4 13 (44.83%) Wireless
5 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 9 (31.03%) ICMP
6 9 (31.03%) IPsec
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 8 (27.59%) LAN
7 8 (27.59%) WAN
8 7 (24.14%) DHCP
8 7 (24.14%) VLAN
9 3 (10.34%) MPLS
9 3 (10.34%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) Sourcefire
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Network Team Leader
2 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Data Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Data Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Communications Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Messaging Specialist
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.90%) Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Data Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) WAP
2 1 (3.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (10.34%) Virtual Team
3 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) ITIL
1 13 (44.83%) Virtual Environments
2 11 (37.93%) Change Management
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL V3
2 11 (37.93%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
3 10 (34.48%) ITSM
3 10 (34.48%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (34.48%) Network Virtualisation
3 10 (34.48%) Service Management
4 9 (31.03%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
6 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
7 3 (10.34%) Information Security
7 3 (10.34%) Migration
7 3 (10.34%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
9 1 (3.45%) DevOps
9 1 (3.45%) High Availability
9 1 (3.45%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 3 (10.34%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (51.72%) Security Cleared
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) CCNP
4 7 (24.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE
5 3 (10.34%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 3 (10.34%) MCP
5 3 (10.34%) MCSE
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCDA
7 1 (3.45%) CCDE
7 1 (3.45%) CCDP
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Ansible
2 5 (17.24%) OVSD
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (6.90%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (3.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) Juniper
3 10 (34.48%) Palo Alto
3 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
4 8 (27.59%) HP
5 5 (17.24%) Fortinet
6 4 (13.79%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.34%) Aruba
7 3 (10.34%) Qualys
7 3 (10.34%) Splunk
7 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 3 (10.34%) Tufin
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (3.45%) CA
9 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.45%) Citrix
9 1 (3.45%) Red Hat