The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 33 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 35 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.21% 0.81% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 8.86% 1.50% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 3 0
Average daily rate
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£340 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
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West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
395 333 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 47.53% 53.88% 46.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 179 96
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 15
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.00 £18.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -7.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.25 £30.00 £64.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Birmingham region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 32 (76.19%) Firewall
3 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (69.05%) CheckPoint
4 25 (59.52%) OSPF
4 25 (59.52%) BGP
5 20 (47.62%) Juniper
6 17 (40.48%) CCNA
7 15 (35.71%) CCNP
8 14 (33.33%) MPLS
9 13 (30.95%) ITIL
10 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (26.19%) Riverbed
11 10 (23.81%) ITIL V3
11 10 (23.81%) Marketing
11 10 (23.81%) Project Management
11 10 (23.81%) UNIX
11 10 (23.81%) Linux
11 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
12 9 (21.43%) Solaris
12 9 (21.43%) Multicast
13 8 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
13 8 (19.05%) Network Security
13 8 (19.05%) DNS
14 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
14 7 (16.67%) PRINCE
15 6 (14.29%) Banking
15 6 (14.29%) PMP
15 6 (14.29%) PMI Certification
15 6 (14.29%) WAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) OSPF
2 25 (59.52%) BGP
3 14 (33.33%) MPLS
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 9 (21.43%) Multicast
7 8 (19.05%) Structured Cabling
7 8 (19.05%) Network Security
7 8 (19.05%) DNS
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) LAN
9 5 (11.90%) VPN
10 3 (7.14%) Wireless
10 3 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (4.76%) IPsec
11 2 (4.76%) SSL
12 1 (2.38%) Internet
12 1 (2.38%) WLAN
12 1 (2.38%) BIG-IP
General
1 10 (23.81%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 5 (11.90%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.76%) Electronics
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (30.95%) Project Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Project Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Technical Manager
4 7 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.76%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (4.76%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) DTV
1 2 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.81%) UNIX
1 10 (23.81%) Linux
2 9 (21.43%) Solaris
3 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 7 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 3 (7.14%) Change Control
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.76%) Network Design
6 2 (4.76%) Logistics
6 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.38%) Resilience Testing
Qualifications
1 29 (69.05%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (40.48%) CCNA
3 15 (35.71%) CCNP
4 6 (14.29%) PMP
4 6 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.14%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) CISSP
7 1 (2.38%) CISM
7 1 (2.38%) CCSA
7 1 (2.38%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) OpenView
2 2 (4.76%) OPNET
Vendors
1 41 (97.62%) Cisco
2 29 (69.05%) CheckPoint
3 20 (47.62%) Juniper
4 11 (26.19%) Riverbed
5 5 (11.90%) Sourcefire
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (4.76%) BMC
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
7 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.76%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.38%) Foundry
8 1 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
8 1 (2.38%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) Websense
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