Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 121 127
Rank change year-on-year -29 +6 -26
Contract jobs citing F5 22 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.67% 0.72% 0.87%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.39% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 13
Surrey median daily rate £550 £513 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +33.99% -4.38%
10th Percentile £397 £438 £244
90th Percentile £618 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £427 £425 £380
% change year-on-year +0.53% +11.84% -3.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Surrey median hourly rate £147.50 - £36.50
10th Percentile £136.25 - £31.15
90th Percentile £158.75 - £43.05
South East median hourly rate £53.33 - £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 1,468 1,291 1,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 44.76% 51.39% 53.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,004 843 910
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +7.46%
10th Percentile £275 £262 £214
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 46 85
Surrey median hourly rate £19.50 £19.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.30% -8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £10.80 £13.93 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £50.40
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year +6.25% -7.91% -0.71%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 -16 6 £438 -7.89%
Leatherhead - 6 £550 -
Dorking 0 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - -
Redhill - 1 £450 -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Network Security
3 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
4 11 (50.00%) Juniper
4 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 6 (27.27%) LDAP
7 6 (27.27%) WAN
7 6 (27.27%) SSL
7 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
7 6 (27.27%) SSH
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Migration
7 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
8 5 (22.73%) DataPower
8 5 (22.73%) MPLS
8 5 (22.73%) IBM
9 4 (18.18%) DHCP
9 4 (18.18%) DNS
9 4 (18.18%) ITIL
9 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (18.18%) CA
9 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
9 4 (18.18%) CCSE
9 4 (18.18%) CCSA

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (77.27%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Network Security
3 11 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (27.27%) SSH
4 6 (27.27%) SSL
4 6 (27.27%) WAN
5 5 (22.73%) MPLS
6 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (18.18%) DHCP
6 4 (18.18%) DNS
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 2 (9.09%) BGP
8 2 (9.09%) NGN
8 2 (9.09%) OSPF
8 2 (9.09%) VoIP
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) AWS Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Network Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) LDAP
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
2 2 (9.09%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) DataPower
3 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Migration
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
3 3 (13.64%) DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Change Control
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Due Diligence
5 1 (4.55%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Python
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCSA
1 4 (18.18%) CCSE
1 4 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
1 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) CCIP
2 2 (9.09%) CCNA
2 2 (9.09%) CCNP
2 2 (9.09%) CCSP
2 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Palo Alto
2 11 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 5 (22.73%) IBM
5 4 (18.18%) CA
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Aruba
7 2 (9.09%) Bloomberg
7 2 (9.09%) Civica
7 2 (9.09%) Radianz
7 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
7 2 (9.09%) Tradeweb
8 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.55%) Symantec