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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 45 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.25% 0.26% 0.63%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.49% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
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% -
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South East

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
193 203 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 48.74% 52.73% 42.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 114 139
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £163 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.35% -10.52%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
2 1 (33.33%) ProCurve
2 1 (33.33%) Aruba
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco