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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 24 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing F5 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.55% 0.45% -
As % of the Vendors category 4.35% 1.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
F5
South West

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
69 89 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 35.57% 39.91% 45.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 45 45
Average daily rate £325 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £220 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £518 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 0
Average hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

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
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 2 £350 -
F5
South West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (33.33%) PABX
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) PABX
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Content Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto