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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 2 May 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 90 92 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing F5 6 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.37% 0.62% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.40% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Median daily rate £500 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
- -5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +72.21%
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
667 785 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.51% 43.93% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 406 278
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 93
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -8.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire +11 5 £500 +11.11%
Nottinghamshire -10 1 £400 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for F5.

1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
3 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 5 (38.46%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (38.46%) High Availability
4 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 4 (30.77%) DB2
4 4 (30.77%) AIX
4 4 (30.77%) Juniper
4 4 (30.77%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) TACACS
5 3 (23.08%) CCSE
5 3 (23.08%) CCSA
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 3 (23.08%) Nokia
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (38.46%) LAN
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
3 4 (30.77%) VLAN
3 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 3 (23.08%) TACACS
5 2 (15.38%) BIG-IP
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
6 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) RIP
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) DB2
General
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Business Finance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Finance Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (30.77%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) High Availability
2 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (15.38%) Matrix Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (7.69%) ITSM
5 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.69%) Network Design
5 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNP
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) CCSA
3 3 (23.08%) CCSE
4 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (7.69%) OVSD
1 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) CheckPoint
1 8 (61.54%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Blue Coat
3 4 (30.77%) Juniper
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Nokia
5 2 (15.38%) IronPort
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) BT
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.69%) VMware