The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 25 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing F5 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 2.82% 4.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.94% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate - £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £333
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
F5
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Vendors Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.68% 45.80% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 36 27
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £20.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 8 (72.73%) LDAP
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
3 6 (54.55%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Apache
3 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) J2EE
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) SOAP
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) LAN
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) FTP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
4 5 (45.45%) ICMP
4 5 (45.45%) SSL
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Tcl
4 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
4 5 (45.45%) REST
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (36.36%) High Availability
5 4 (36.36%) Middleware

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) Tomcat
2 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) DNS
1 8 (72.73%) LDAP
1 8 (72.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (45.45%) BIG-IP
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (45.45%) FTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTP
2 5 (45.45%) HTTPS
2 5 (45.45%) ICMP
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) SSL
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Applications Support
2 5 (45.45%) IP Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) WAN Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Web Applications Support
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Applications Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Web Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Web Specialist
4 2 (18.18%) Web Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) J2EE
2 5 (45.45%) REST
2 5 (45.45%) SOAP
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
4 1 (9.09%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Linux
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) High Availability
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
1 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 5 (45.45%) Tcl
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) FatWire
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle