The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 39
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10  
Contract jobs citing F5 1 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 0.28% 0.20% 2.09%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.47% 4.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 Nottingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 148 213 166
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 41.93% 43.38% 43.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 82 75
Median daily rate £350 £373 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.04% +1.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 9
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% -5.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £8.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £40.00 £19.50
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Nottingham

F5
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for F5.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) AIX
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) J2EE
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) BEA
3 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 6 (75.00%) Project Management
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
4 5 (62.50%) JSP
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 6 (75.00%) iPlanet
1 6 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) MQSeries
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) BIG-IP
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) FTP
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) NGN
5 2 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 2 (25.00%) SSH
5 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 2 (25.00%) VXLAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) HTTP
6 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 5 (62.50%) JSP
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) HP Storage
1 3 (37.50%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Grid Computing
2 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) AIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Solaris
1 6 (75.00%) Unix
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL V3
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (50.00%) QMS
4 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) Matrix Organization
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (25.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) JSP 440
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (25.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (50.00%) NetBackup
3 3 (37.50%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) BEA
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
2 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 4 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) BMC
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Computacenter
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Opsware
4 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (25.00%) Qualys