The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 29 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing F5 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.69% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Essex median daily rate £325 - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -16.66% +20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 Essex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 214 236 329
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 49.31% 49.37% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 232 308
Essex median daily rate £500 £305 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.93% -12.85%  
10th Percentile £281 £225 £203
90th Percentile £619 £475 £475
East of England median daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 87 40
Essex median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -13.15%  
10th Percentile £10.76 £15.75 £15.25
90th Percentile £28.20 £40.00 £46.15
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Essex

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Essex

F5
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Colchester - 2 £325 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Essex region with a requirement for F5.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 3 (42.86%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) HSRP
5 2 (28.57%) Zeacom
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
5 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (28.57%) FirePass
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
5 2 (28.57%) CCDP

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) MPLS
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (28.57%) FirePass
4 2 (28.57%) HSRP
4 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
4 2 (28.57%) MGCP
4 2 (28.57%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) OSPF
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Architect
1 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 1 (14.29%) FlexPod
1 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Data Privacy
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Demand Management
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) Line Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Palo Alto
3 2 (28.57%) Zeacom
4 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Imperva
4 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
4 1 (14.29%) NetApp
4 1 (14.29%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard