The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 61 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.59% - 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% - 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£240 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
F5
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
264 293 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 51.76% 51.68% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 152 83
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 29
Average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.18 £37.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

F5
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 £275 - 1
Colchester - - - - 1
F5
East of England

F5
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade