Period
to 14 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 14 August 2018 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
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 43 34
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 +12
Contract jobs citing F5 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.60% 0.59% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 1.18% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Watford median daily rate - £388 -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £406 £375 £455
% change year-on-year +8.33% -17.58% +10.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire 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 Watford.

All Vendors
Watford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 167 170 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 49.85% 50.45% 51.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 90 72
Watford median daily rate £400 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +34.92% -18.71%
10th Percentile £133 £219 £201
90th Percentile £550 £575 £573
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £403 £400
% change year-on-year -0.74% +0.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Watford median hourly rate £21.25 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.55% +11.54% -18.11%
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% -27.03%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Watford

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Watford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Watford

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for F5.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) CCDE
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (100.00%) VMware NSX
2 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Migration

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (100.00%) BGP-4
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VXLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCDE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (100.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Brocade
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) VMware