Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 45 36
Rank change year-on-year +1 -9 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.78% 0.23% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 0.46% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Watford median daily rate £675 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +68.75% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £600 £375 £455
% change year-on-year +60.00% -17.58% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Watford median hourly rate - - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - £17.50

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 203 219 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Watford 52.45% 50.00% 56.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 98 71
Watford median daily rate £400 £419 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.48% +30.86% -24.71%
10th Percentile £161 £196 £205
90th Percentile £550 £575 £488
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -8.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 9 5
Watford median hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.12% +17.86% -
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.65 £12.41
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.55 £15.85
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £14.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% +15.90% -30.95%

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 20 November 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
2 2 (66.67%) CCDE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP-4
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VXLAN
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE Data Center
2 2 (66.67%) VMware NSX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL

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 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (66.67%) BGP-4
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VXLAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
3 1 (33.33%) CTI
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) DNA
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Network Optimisation
1 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (33.33%) Strategic Planning
1 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCDE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE Data Center
1 2 (66.67%) CCIE Routing and Switching
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) VMware NSX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) VMware