Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 20 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
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +71
Contract jobs citing F5 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.67% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Lancashire median daily rate £510 - -
North West median daily rate £453 £488 £390
% change year-on-year -7.18% +25.00% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Lancashire median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Lancashire.

All Vendors
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 184 363 363
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 40.98% 55.17% 39.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 230 242
Lancashire median daily rate £415 £400 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% -6.43% +27.61%
10th Percentile £309 £263 £205
90th Percentile £613 £544 £550
North West median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 42 36
Lancashire median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +63.82%
10th Percentile £36.88 £13.28 £13.00
90th Percentile £66.80 £66.01 £47.17
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.13 £17.17
% change year-on-year -11.72% +5.56% +7.31%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Lancashire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Lancashire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Lancashire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 20 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
Preston - 2 £475 -
F5
North West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for F5.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) HPUX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) WAN Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) AIX
1 1 (33.33%) HPUX
1 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint