The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / Kent
Rank - 36 39
Contract jobs citing F5 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.40% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.10% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.14
% change year-on-year
- +17.97%

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

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 91 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 48.44% 36.84% 54.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 69 85
Median daily rate £350 £414 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.45% +3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £243 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £512 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 8
Median hourly rate £12.00 £11.46 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.71% -0.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Kent