The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 84 84 58
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing F5 14 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.086% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 2.37% 0.21% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 7
Average daily rate
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£360 - £308
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
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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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
590 487 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 44.63% 42.09% 40.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 334 160
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 10
Average hourly rate £13.80 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.01% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £10.60 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.70 £35.50
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 Leeds

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (71.43%) CCNP
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (61.90%) HP
6 13 (61.90%) Firewall
7 11 (52.38%) BGP
7 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
8 10 (47.62%) CCNA
8 10 (47.62%) Lisp
8 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (47.62%) TippingPoint
9 9 (42.86%) CCDP
9 9 (42.86%) BMC
9 9 (42.86%) WLAN
9 9 (42.86%) OPNET
9 9 (42.86%) Blue Coat
10 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (28.57%) Network Design
11 6 (28.57%) DMZ
12 5 (23.81%) MPLS
12 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
12 5 (23.81%) Motorola
12 5 (23.81%) Retail
12 5 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (23.81%) DMVPN
13 4 (19.05%) VMware
13 4 (19.05%) IBM
13 4 (19.05%) Linux

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
1 2 (9.52%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (66.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) EIGRP
5 10 (47.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (42.86%) WLAN
7 7 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (28.57%) DMZ
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS
9 5 (23.81%) DMVPN
10 3 (14.29%) SAN
10 3 (14.29%) Internet
10 3 (14.29%) Network Security
11 2 (9.52%) NAS
11 2 (9.52%) WAN
11 2 (9.52%) VPN
11 2 (9.52%) LAN
12 1 (4.76%) OSPF
12 1 (4.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Informix
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Designer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Designer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Junior
6 1 (4.76%) Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.76%) Junior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Wiki
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (9.52%) IBM XIV
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Network Design
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) Lisp
2 2 (9.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (71.43%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CCNA
4 9 (42.86%) CCDP
5 3 (14.29%) CCIE
5 3 (14.29%) CCSA
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) CCSP
6 1 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) vSphere
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) NFS
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) OPNET
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) HP
3 10 (47.62%) TippingPoint
4 9 (42.86%) BMC
4 9 (42.86%) Blue Coat
5 5 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Motorola
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) IBM
7 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 2 (9.52%) Oracle
9 1 (4.76%) NetApp
9 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
9 1 (4.76%) Brocade