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 29 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 65 53
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing F5 4 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.76% 0.65% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 1.52% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +28.00%  
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 West Sussex.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 269 263 270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 51.24% 42.90% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 130 161
Median daily rate £413 £371 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £509 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 16
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.47 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.39% +16.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £15.05 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.25 £16.00
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 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 29 March 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 +7 2 £400 -
Horsham - 2 - -
F5
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for F5.

1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Network Design
5 3 (27.27%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) CCNP
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) SLA
6 2 (18.18%) CCNA
6 2 (18.18%) CCDP
6 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) J2EE

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
1 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) WAN
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) 4G
6 2 (18.18%) BGP
6 2 (18.18%) DDNS
6 2 (18.18%) DSL
6 2 (18.18%) Ethernet
6 2 (18.18%) Internet
6 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) RDBMS
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Network Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) BBC
2 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) PKI
2 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Network Design
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Adaptive Security
4 2 (18.18%) Change Control
4 2 (18.18%) High Availability
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Management
4 2 (18.18%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Logistics
5 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) CCIE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMP
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
3 2 (18.18%) FatWire
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper
3 2 (18.18%) MobileIron
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
3 2 (18.18%) Rackspace
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) Riverbed
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 2 (18.18%) Tumbleweed
3 2 (18.18%) Virgin Media
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) SAP