The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 30 May 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.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 12 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 6.35% - -
As % of the Vendors category 16.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £370 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
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 Gatwick region.

Vendors Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25 46 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 39.68% 58.23% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 4
Median daily rate £365 £343 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.56% +55.68%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Management
2 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
2 4 (80.00%) SLA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) ISDN
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) 3G
2 4 (80.00%) BGP
2 4 (80.00%) DDNS
2 4 (80.00%) DSL
2 4 (80.00%) Ethernet
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) OSPF
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) TACACS
2 4 (80.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IP Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
1 4 (80.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Information Management
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 4 (80.00%) Operations Management
2 4 (80.00%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Juniper
1 4 (80.00%) Palo Alto
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) VMware