The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 29 27 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing F5 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.49% 0.90% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 2.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £313 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +30.71%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Vendors Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
87 77 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 42.23% 34.84% 46.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 49 73
Average daily rate £325 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £225 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £550 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 6
Average hourly rate £42.46 £14.13 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.60% -32.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

F5
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint