Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 104 59
Rank change year-on-year +34 -45 +40
Contract jobs citing F5 28 16 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.26% 0.91% 2.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 1.91% 4.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 15
Milton Keynes median daily rate £428 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -11.11% -7.69%
10th Percentile £326 £390 £273
90th Percentile £467 £564 £533
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £428 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +7.00% -11.11% -
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 657 836 595
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 53.11% 47.39% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 410 356
Milton Keynes median daily rate £420 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £211
90th Percentile £606 £525 £538
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.65% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 57 34
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.25 £17.25 £10.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.19% +64.01% -26.69%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.92 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.90 £57.50 £16.84
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £11.25
% change year-on-year -25.71% +55.56% -29.38%

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 16 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
3 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 15 (53.57%) Change Management
4 14 (50.00%) Firewall
4 14 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (46.43%) IIS
5 13 (46.43%) VMware
6 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (39.29%) ITIL V3
7 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
7 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
7 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
7 11 (39.29%) CCNP
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (39.29%) IPsec
7 11 (39.29%) Juniper
7 11 (39.29%) BGP
7 11 (39.29%) Palo Alto
8 9 (32.14%) CCNA
8 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
8 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
8 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
9 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (25.00%) Telepresence

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 13 (46.43%) IIS
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
6 1 (3.57%) CMS
6 1 (3.57%) Documentum
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Akamai
1 7 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) Firewall
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (39.29%) BGP
3 11 (39.29%) BIG-IP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco ISE
3 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (39.29%) IPsec
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Internet
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) SSL
4 7 (25.00%) Telepresence
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 4 (14.29%) ICMP
7 4 (14.29%) OSPF
8 3 (10.71%) Network Security
9 2 (7.14%) DNS
9 2 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
2 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Network Support
2 5 (17.86%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
3 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) DBA
5 2 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.57%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) Unix
5 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Virtual Environments
2 15 (53.57%) Change Management
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 11 (39.29%) ITIL V3
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) Network Management
5 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (21.43%) Service Management
6 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (17.86%) ITSM
6 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) Data Protection
7 4 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 4 (14.29%) ISMS
7 4 (14.29%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (10.71%) DevOps
8 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (53.57%) SC Cleared
3 11 (39.29%) CCNP
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (17.86%) MCDBA
6 5 (17.86%) MCITP
7 4 (14.29%) CCIP
8 1 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (7.14%) Ansible
2 2 (7.14%) Terraform
3 1 (3.57%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Palo Alto
4 7 (25.00%) Aruba
5 5 (17.86%) Blue Coat
5 5 (17.86%) Citrix
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 2 (7.14%) Nokia
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (3.57%) Kofax
8 1 (3.57%) Meridio
8 1 (3.57%) OpenText
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy
8 1 (3.57%) Sophos