Period
to 18 November 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 86 85
Rank change year-on-year -8 -1 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 3 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.20% 0.24% 0.81%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.46% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Reading median daily rate £438 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.94% -3.41%
10th Percentile £376 £419 £336
90th Percentile £489 £456 £473
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £381 £450
% change year-on-year +14.75% -15.28% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire 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 Reading.

All Vendors
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 665 657 768
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 45.33% 52.02% 52.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 341 376
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £185 £275 £188
90th Percentile £575 £581 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 34 59
Reading median hourly rate £21.75 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.32% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £10.93 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.03 £45.93 £45.62
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +31.03% +16.00% -42.00%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Reading

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Reading

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for F5.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Tufin

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Firepower
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Forcepoint
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Tufin