The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Colchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank - 19 9
Contract jobs citing F5 0 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester - 7.07% 18.87%
As % of the Vendors category - 9.72% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Average daily rate
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- £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -11.76%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Colchester region.

Vendors Category
Colchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 72 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 73.53% 72.73% 71.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 41 29
Average daily rate £406 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +83.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Colchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Colchester region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Colchester region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva