Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 117 122
Rank change year-on-year -19 +5 +19
Contract jobs citing F5 24 28 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.74% 1.00% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 2.01% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 32 9
Surrey median daily rate £444 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.58% +24.18% -4.38%
10th Percentile £372 £363 £328
90th Percentile £549 £538 £508
South East median daily rate £420 £409 £413
% change year-on-year +2.75% -0.91% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 - -
South East median hourly rate £93.75 - £34.00

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 1,380 1,390 1,155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 42.57% 49.77% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 947 929 730
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £182
90th Percentile £600 £572 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 48 53
Surrey median hourly rate £20.75 £15.78 £27.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.54% -42.37% +54.23%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.85 £12.75
90th Percentile £49.25 £29.35 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £16.18 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.85% +13.33% -16.67%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 +2 16 £438 -12.50%
Guildford - 2 - -
Redhill - 1 £450 - 2
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Surrey region with a requirement for F5.

1 22 (91.67%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) Juniper
2 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 19 (79.17%) Network Security
3 19 (79.17%) Palo Alto
4 17 (70.83%) Blue Coat
4 17 (70.83%) BIG-IP
5 16 (66.67%) CCSE
5 16 (66.67%) Migration
5 16 (66.67%) CCSA
6 15 (62.50%) CA
6 15 (62.50%) Check Point Certification
6 15 (62.50%) FortiGate
6 15 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (33.33%) Cisco
8 4 (16.67%) Wireless
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (12.50%) Aruba
9 3 (12.50%) Finance
9 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 3 (12.50%) BGP
9 3 (12.50%) WAN
10 2 (8.33%) DHCP
10 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.33%) VPN
10 2 (8.33%) DNS
10 2 (8.33%) SSL
10 2 (8.33%) ITIL
10 2 (8.33%) CCNA

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 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) Firewall
2 19 (79.17%) Network Security
3 17 (70.83%) BIG-IP
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless
5 3 (12.50%) BGP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.50%) OSPF
5 3 (12.50%) WAN
6 2 (8.33%) DHCP
6 2 (8.33%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.33%) MPLS
6 2 (8.33%) SSL
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.17%) Multicast
7 1 (4.17%) tcpdump
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Design Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Firewall Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Network Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Clustering
1 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.17%) RSA SecurID
1 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Migration
2 15 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Change Control
4 1 (4.17%) Coaching
4 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.17%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) CCSA
1 16 (66.67%) CCSE
2 15 (62.50%) Check Point Certification
3 2 (8.33%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCDA
4 1 (4.17%) CCDP
4 1 (4.17%) CCIE
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIE
4 1 (4.17%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 15 (62.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 20 (83.33%) Juniper
2 19 (79.17%) Palo Alto
3 17 (70.83%) Blue Coat
4 15 (62.50%) CA
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
7 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.17%) Avaya
8 1 (4.17%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Huawei
8 1 (4.17%) Qualys
8 1 (4.17%) Symantec