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 28 June 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.

F5
Essex / Colchester
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing F5 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Colchester 6.45% - -
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.98% -5.00%  

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 17 58 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Colchester 54.84% 75.32% 75.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 22 21
Median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £163 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 64 18
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.75 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.50 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Colchester

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Colchester.

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) FirePass
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) Zeacom
2 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) MGCP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

F5
Co-occurring 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 3 (100.00%) BGP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (66.67%) FirePass
2 2 (66.67%) HSRP
2 2 (66.67%) IP Telephony
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MGCP
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Check Point Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) Zeacom
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) Infoblox
3 1 (33.33%) VMware