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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Rank 50 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing F5 4 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.05% 0.21% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 0.50% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £413 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -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 Essex region.

Vendors Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
224 199 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 58.79% 41.37% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 90 101
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £219 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £31.00 £19.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.15% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £16.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £46.10 £41.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

F5
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 1 £525 -
Colchester - 1 £425 - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £300 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for F5.

1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) People Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) NAS
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Imperva
4 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
4 1 (20.00%) HP SIM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) VRRP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (20.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Imperva
4 1 (20.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard