Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 24 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 75 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 10 16 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.06% 1.42% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 3.58% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 19
South Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.32% +17.28%
10th Percentile £253 £358 £313
90th Percentile £445 £453 £478
Wales median daily rate £350 £375 £367
% change year-on-year -6.67% +2.32% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales 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 South Wales.

All Vendors
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 419 447 577
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 44.62% 39.59% 44.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 302 420
South Wales median daily rate £355 £390 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.97% +12.64% -1.07%
10th Percentile £175 £206 £213
90th Percentile £500 £550 £475
Wales median daily rate £353 £400 £343
% change year-on-year -11.88% +16.79% -2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 33 25
South Wales median hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.04% -32.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.36 £11.17 £10.43
90th Percentile £24.25 £61.25 £31.60
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
% change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +14.30%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in South Wales

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in South Wales

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in South Wales

F5
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 10 £350 -12.50%
F5
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (60.00%) MPLS
4 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
6 3 (30.00%) IPsec
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) CCDA
6 3 (30.00%) BGP
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) Junos
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
8 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
8 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
8 1 (10.00%) VMware
8 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
8 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
8 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
8 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) OSPF
4 3 (30.00%) BGP
4 3 (30.00%) IPsec
4 3 (30.00%) Junos
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (30.00%) CCDA
5 3 (30.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (10.00%) CCDP
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (10.00%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
6 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) VMware