The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 3 months to 27 April 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
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 55 66
Contract jobs citing F5 0 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.35% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.82% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.47%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £391
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.00 £51.67
% change year-on-year - -24.51%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 230 245 307
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 39.12% 42.39% 41.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 190 183
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 45
Median hourly rate £14.35 £14.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -44.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £8.80 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing F5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Oxfordshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) Brocade
1 10 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 10 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 10 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 8 (80.00%) HIPAA
2 8 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) Intel Security
2 8 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
3 7 (70.00%) CISSP
3 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
3 7 (70.00%) JNCIS
3 7 (70.00%) JNCIP
3 7 (70.00%) Junos
4 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) JNCIE

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
3 7 (70.00%) Junos
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 10 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 10 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 10 (100.00%) Web Filtering
2 8 (80.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) CISSP
1 7 (70.00%) JNCIA
1 7 (70.00%) JNCIP
1 7 (70.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (20.00%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) HIPAA
1 8 (80.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Brocade
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 8 (80.00%) Blue Coat
2 8 (80.00%) Intel Security