Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 87 90
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +14
Contract jobs citing F5 8 17 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.67% 1.21% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.64% 3.15% 3.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 21
Wales median daily rate £325 £375 £367
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +2.32% -2.27%
10th Percentile £243 £358 £313
90th Percentile £453 £453 £475
UK median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £45.31
% change year-on-year +12.68% -21.64% +138.45%

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 489 540 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 41.23% 38.54% 43.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 367 508
Wales median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £175 £210 £213
90th Percentile £525 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £430 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 39 38
Wales median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -18.99% +8.28%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £23.61 £61.25 £30.93
UK median hourly rate £17.38 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.73% -4.29% +6.06%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Wales over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 20 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
South Wales +5 8 £325 -13.33% 1
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Wales region with a requirement for F5.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (25.00%) Junos
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
6 2 (25.00%) CCDA
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (12.50%) ITSM
7 1 (12.50%) Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) CCDP
7 1 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (12.50%) WLAN
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
7 1 (12.50%) JNCIP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (50.00%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 2 (25.00%) BGP
4 2 (25.00%) IPsec
4 2 (25.00%) Junos
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) CCNA
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) CCDA
5 2 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 1 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE Service Provider
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
6 1 (12.50%) JNCIS
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Blue Coat
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) VMware