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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 91 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Contract jobs citing F5 10 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.81% 0.31% 0.92%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 0.59% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Median daily rate £525 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.41% -7.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £378 £350
% change year-on-year +2.84% +8.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  

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

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 635 680 618
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 51.54% 52.92% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 446 353
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £27.50 £23.00 £16.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.56% +36.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staines +9 3 £475 +31.94%
Tadworth - 1 £525 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 10 (71.43%) Juniper
4 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
5 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 5 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 5 (35.71%) Skype
7 5 (35.71%) ProxySG
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) VPN
7 5 (35.71%) DNS
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (28.57%) BGP
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) Finance
8 4 (28.57%) Migration
8 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
9 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
9 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
9 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (21.43%) IPsec

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 5 (35.71%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (35.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (35.71%) DNS
3 5 (35.71%) Skype
3 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 3 (21.43%) IPsec
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) Network Security
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) WAAS
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Firewall Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Check Point Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CCNA
2 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCDA
3 1 (7.14%) CCIP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) ProxySG
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) CheckPoint
2 10 (71.43%) Juniper
3 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
4 7 (50.00%) Blue Coat
5 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 2 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 2 (14.29%) Aruba
6 2 (14.29%) LogLogic
6 2 (14.29%) SolarWinds
6 2 (14.29%) TippingPoint
7 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (7.14%) FireEye
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 1 (7.14%) Radianz
7 1 (7.14%) Tufin
7 1 (7.14%) VMware