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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 54 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.40% 0.27% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 0.55% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£170 £513 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.82% +30.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £356
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +30.71%
F5
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
221 182 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 44.74% 49.59% 48.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 114 118
Average daily rate £375 £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.88 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.49 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -2 1 - - 2
Horsham - 1 £170 -
F5
South East

F5
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Broadband
2 1 (33.33%) Intranet
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle