Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 76 83
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 -
Contract jobs citing F5 5 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.63% 0.23% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 0.38% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Essex median daily rate £363 £550 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% +44.26% -
10th Percentile £356 £525 £363
90th Percentile £369 £575 £411
East of England median daily rate £375 £469 £381
% change year-on-year -20.00% +22.95% +1.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £17.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year - -70.83% -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Essex.

All Vendors
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 400 533 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 50.57% 60.43% 43.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 297 274
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £304 £220 £225
90th Percentile £600 £503 £525
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 101 78
Essex median hourly rate £16.47 £19.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.34% - +15.15%
10th Percentile £10.40 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £43.53 £42.84 £41.13
East of England median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -19.51% -2.38%

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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brentwood - 2 - -
Witham -4 1 £363 -34.09%
F5
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Network Design
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
4 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) CCIE
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) EIGRP
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) VXLAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (20.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Server Building
3 1 (20.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCIE
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) DFS Replication
1 1 (20.00%) NFS
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (20.00%) PowerCLI
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) VMware