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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Essex / Colchester
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 3.03% - -
As % of the Vendors category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
24 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Colchester 72.73% 68.42% 69.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 7
Median daily rate £400 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £253
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Colchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Colchester region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 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 Colchester region with a requirement for 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

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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin 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%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware