The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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.

F5
North West / Manchester
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 97 100
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Contract jobs citing F5 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.28% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 0.71% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £315 £378 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 524 700 680
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 39.73% 39.15% 41.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 364 338
Median daily rate £378 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 22 20
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.46 £13.50 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £133.20 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Manchester

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Manchester over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Manchester

F5
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 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 Manchester region with a requirement for F5.

1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 13 (46.43%) OSPF
3 13 (46.43%) Firewall
4 12 (42.86%) Juniper
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
5 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
5 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 7 (25.00%) IGRP
7 7 (25.00%) CCNA
7 7 (25.00%) LAN
7 7 (25.00%) WAN
7 7 (25.00%) NetScreen
7 7 (25.00%) DNS
7 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
8 6 (21.43%) Network Security
8 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 5 (17.86%) VPN
9 5 (17.86%) Wireless
9 5 (17.86%) VLAN
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
10 4 (14.29%) iPad
10 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 3 (10.71%) MPLS
11 3 (10.71%) CCDP
11 3 (10.71%) CCIE

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 (3.57%) CMS
1 1 (3.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) Firewall
1 13 (46.43%) OSPF
2 11 (39.29%) BGP
2 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 11 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) IGRP
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) NetScreen
4 7 (25.00%) WAN
5 6 (21.43%) Network Security
5 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (17.86%) VLAN
6 5 (17.86%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) Wireless
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Network Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Data Centre Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
6 2 (7.14%) Migration Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Network Support
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Linux
1 1 (3.57%) Solaris
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 2 (7.14%) Change Management
3 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (3.57%) Security Auditing
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCNP
3 7 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (10.71%) CCDP
4 3 (10.71%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) Juniper
3 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Aruba
5 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix
6 1 (3.57%) CyberArk
6 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) LogRhythm
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.57%) VMware
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