The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 71 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Contract jobs citing F5 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.00% 1.09% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 2.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Median daily rate £395 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £349
% change year-on-year +4.63% +8.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  

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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 251 284 268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 50.10% 38.80% 48.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 172 154
Median daily rate £395 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £474 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 14
Median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +71.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.10 £14.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £43.00 £44.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in West Sussex

F5
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +3 5 £395 -9.71%
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for F5.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
2 7 (77.78%) Rackspace
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 7 (77.78%) BBC
2 7 (77.78%) Banking
2 7 (77.78%) Network Design
2 7 (77.78%) CCIE
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) CCNA
2 7 (77.78%) CCDP
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Virgin Media
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) MPLS
2 7 (77.78%) NetScaler
2 7 (77.78%) VLAN
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security
General
1 7 (77.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) NOC Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) BBC
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
1 7 (77.78%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
1 7 (77.78%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCDP
1 7 (77.78%) CCIE
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Rackspace
2 7 (77.78%) Riverbed
2 7 (77.78%) Virgin Media