Period
to 18 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 September 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 89 71
Rank change year-on-year -17 -18 +36
Contract jobs citing F5 3 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.19% 0.087% 1.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.40% 0.21% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Wales median daily rate £450 £225 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £400 £213 £358
90th Percentile £580 £238 £453
UK median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £53.33 £32.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +62.84% -16.03% -24.51%

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 Wales.

All Vendors
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 751 480 446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.55% 41.52% 39.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 546 322 272
Wales median daily rate £405 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.29% -4.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £283 £175 £200
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 34
Wales median hourly rate £11.78 £14.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.14% +18.00% -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.18 £25.00 £20.67
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Wales

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Wales

F5
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 18 September 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
South Wales -23 2 £500 +122.22% 2
West Wales - 1 £400 - 1
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IP Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco