The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
South East / West Sussex
Rank 56 45 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 2 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.43% 1.06% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 2.26% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £400 - £313
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 West Sussex region.

Vendors Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
229 221 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.72% 46.72% 49.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 108 153
Median daily rate £413 £366 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.62% -6.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 13
Median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +69.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £37.50 £20.10
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 West Sussex

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

F5
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

F5
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 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
Crawley +5 2 £400 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for F5.

1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) Network Design
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) CCDP
6 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (20.00%) SSL
6 2 (20.00%) SLA

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) LAN
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (30.00%) DHCP
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) 3G
6 2 (20.00%) 4G
6 2 (20.00%) IPsec
6 2 (20.00%) Junos
6 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (20.00%) OSPF
6 2 (20.00%) SAN
6 2 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (20.00%) VLAN
6 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) J2EE
1 2 (20.00%) Middleware
1 2 (20.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) BBC
2 2 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) Change Control
4 2 (20.00%) High Availability
4 2 (20.00%) Information Management
4 2 (20.00%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (20.00%) Operations Management
4 2 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (10.00%) PMP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (30.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (20.00%) FatWire
3 2 (20.00%) MobileIron
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (20.00%) Tumbleweed
3 2 (20.00%) Virgin Media
4 1 (10.00%) Aruba
4 1 (10.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) SAP