The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Crawley 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
West Sussex / Crawley
Rank 16 27 18
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9  
Contract jobs citing F5 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Crawley 2.02% 2.14% 3.94%
As % of the Vendors category 3.64% 5.00% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
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 Crawley.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Crawley
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 55 80 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Crawley 55.56% 42.78% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 55 39
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Crawley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Crawley 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 Crawley

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Crawley

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 23 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 Crawley region with a requirement for F5.

1 3 (75.00%) VPN
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) BBC
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
1 3 (75.00%) MPLS
1 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (50.00%) VLAN
2 2 (50.00%) VoIP
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) NOC Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) BBC
2 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCDP
1 2 (50.00%) CCIE
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (25.00%) PMP
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Rackspace
1 2 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (50.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Tumbleweed