The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 87 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Average daily rate
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£313 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.91% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
768 768 758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 46.04% 50.13% 51.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 403 376 295
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £75 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 72 99
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.91 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £34.90 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the East Midlands region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

F5
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
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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
Nottinghamshire - 4 £313 - 2
Northamptonshire - - - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Network Management
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (33.33%) WAP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 1 (16.67%) Statistics
6 1 (16.67%) WSUS
6 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
6 1 (16.67%) Replication
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (16.67%) Change Management
6 1 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) OSPF
5 1 (16.67%) BGP
5 1 (16.67%) MGCP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (16.67%) FTP
5 1 (16.67%) HTTP
5 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) WSUS
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Nokia
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Nortel
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Tufin