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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 86 84 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Contract jobs citing F5 13 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.96% 0.16% 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 0.40% 6.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Average daily rate
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£350 - £308
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.66%
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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
575 503 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 42.37% 41.33% 43.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 341 172
Average daily rate £350 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.70 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.40 £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 22 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 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 15 (65.22%) HP
3 15 (65.22%) CCNP
4 14 (60.87%) Firewall
5 12 (52.17%) BGP
5 12 (52.17%) EIGRP
6 11 (47.83%) CCNA
6 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 11 (47.83%) TippingPoint
7 10 (43.48%) Lisp
8 9 (39.13%) BMC
8 9 (39.13%) CCDP
8 9 (39.13%) WLAN
8 9 (39.13%) OPNET
8 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
9 8 (34.78%) DMZ
9 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (26.09%) Network Design
10 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
11 5 (21.74%) Retail
11 5 (21.74%) MPLS
11 5 (21.74%) Motorola
11 5 (21.74%) IBM
11 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (21.74%) DMVPN
12 4 (17.39%) vSphere
12 4 (17.39%) Network Security

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.70%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
1 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (60.87%) Firewall
4 12 (52.17%) BGP
4 12 (52.17%) EIGRP
5 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 9 (39.13%) WLAN
7 8 (34.78%) DMZ
7 8 (34.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (21.74%) MPLS
8 5 (21.74%) DMVPN
9 4 (17.39%) Network Security
9 4 (17.39%) SAN
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
10 3 (13.04%) VPN
11 2 (8.70%) BIG-IP
11 2 (8.70%) NAS
11 2 (8.70%) WAN
11 2 (8.70%) LAN
12 1 (4.35%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Informix
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 5 (21.74%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Network Design Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Designer
4 4 (17.39%) Network Designer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Wiki
1 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (8.70%) IBM XIV
1 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Validation
2 2 (8.70%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Lisp
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) CCNP
3 11 (47.83%) CCNA
4 9 (39.13%) CCDP
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
5 3 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) CCSA
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) CISSP
7 1 (4.35%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) vSphere
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) NFS
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) OPNET
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) HP
3 11 (47.83%) TippingPoint
4 9 (39.13%) BMC
4 9 (39.13%) Blue Coat
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Motorola
6 5 (21.74%) IBM
7 4 (17.39%) VMware
8 3 (13.04%) Red Hat
9 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.70%) Oracle
9 2 (8.70%) NetApp
9 2 (8.70%) Brocade
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