Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 22 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 121 133
Rank change year-on-year +3 +12 -27
Contract jobs citing F5 28 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.01% 0.52% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 2.04% 1.06% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 5
Surrey median daily rate £475 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% -15.79%
10th Percentile £363 £316 £320
90th Percentile £538 £511 £475
South East median daily rate £410 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -3.53% - +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £34.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -24.44% -10.00%

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 Surrey.

All Vendors
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1375 1134 1338
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 49.35% 48.77% 49.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 716 796
Surrey median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +2.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £182 £220
90th Percentile £569 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 56 36
Surrey median hourly rate £15.55 £27.38 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.20% +50.00% +6.10%
10th Percentile £12.80 £13.13 £12.03
90th Percentile £25.00 £41.75 £43.92
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.51% +19.35%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Surrey

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Surrey

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Surrey over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Surrey

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 in Surrey.

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Surrey

F5
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 22 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
Staines +8 4 £500 +38.89%
Camberley +3 3 £323 +31.63%
Cobham +1 1 £375 -6.25%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Surrey region with a requirement for F5.

1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
2 19 (67.86%) Network Security
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
5 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (39.29%) Juniper
7 11 (39.29%) CCNP
7 11 (39.29%) Palo Alto
8 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
8 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
8 10 (35.71%) WAN
8 10 (35.71%) VoIP
9 9 (32.14%) LAN
9 9 (32.14%) Service Management
9 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
9 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
10 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
10 8 (28.57%) SAS
11 7 (25.00%) ITIL
11 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
12 6 (21.43%) IPsec
12 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
12 6 (21.43%) VPN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (28.57%) SAS
2 6 (21.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (14.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 19 (67.86%) Network Security
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 10 (35.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (35.71%) VoIP
4 10 (35.71%) WAN
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
6 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (21.43%) IPsec
7 6 (21.43%) Skype
7 6 (21.43%) VPN
8 5 (17.86%) BGP
8 5 (17.86%) BIG-IP
8 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (17.86%) DNS
8 5 (17.86%) Wireless
8 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
9 3 (10.71%) MPLS
9 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Architect
2 5 (17.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Security Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) LAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Check Point Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) X-Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Rendezvous
3 1 (3.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Public Cloud
2 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
1 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Network Architecture
1 9 (32.14%) Service Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) DevOps
4 1 (3.57%) ITSM
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Task Automation
4 1 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
1 2 (7.14%) Python
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C-shell
2 1 (3.57%) Java
2 1 (3.57%) Korn
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) CCNP
1 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCIE
3 4 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) ProxySG
2 3 (10.71%) vSphere
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) NFS
4 1 (3.57%) Openswan
4 1 (3.57%) pfSense
4 1 (3.57%) Samba
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Nagios
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) CheckPoint
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 11 (39.29%) Juniper
3 11 (39.29%) Palo Alto
4 10 (35.71%) SolarWinds
5 8 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 5 (17.86%) Riverbed
7 4 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (10.71%) Aruba
8 3 (10.71%) FireEye
8 3 (10.71%) TippingPoint
9 2 (7.14%) AlgoSec
9 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 2 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
9 2 (7.14%) Bloomberg
9 2 (7.14%) LogLogic
9 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
10 1 (3.57%) Radianz