The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Colchester 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Essex / Colchester
Rank 11 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing F5 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 2.78% - 3.57%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% - 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £425 - £425
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 Colchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Colchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 26 40 20
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 72.22% 86.96% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Median daily rate £400 £348 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.10% -17.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £378 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 24 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
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 Colchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Colchester 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 Colchester

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Colchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Colchester

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Colchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Colchester region with a requirement for F5.

1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Colchester 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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Check Point Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Imperva
1 1 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 1 (100.00%) VMware