The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 50 59 50
Rank change year-on-year +9 -9  
Contract jobs citing F5 3 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.32% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.72% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Median daily rate £400 - £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.83
% change year-on-year - -15.40%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 227 279 372
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 42.27% 44.86% 55.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 168 182
Median daily rate £400 £413 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +22.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £275 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 36
Median hourly rate £19.90 £37.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.93% +212.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.60 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing F5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Cambridgeshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Cambridgeshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Cambridgeshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Cambridge - 2 £399 -
Huntingdon - 1 £500 -
F5
East of England

F5
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
3 1 (33.33%) Decision Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Support
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Conflict Management
2 1 (33.33%) Decision Quality
2 1 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) HP