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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 85 83 54
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -29
Contract jobs citing F5 18 4 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.16% 0.34% 3.25%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 0.85% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 8
Average daily rate
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£360 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.06% -10.75%
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West Yorkshire

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
666 471 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.02% 40.50% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 314 214
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 14
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.92% -58.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £9.21 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £17.35 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (73.08%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (65.38%) HP
5 15 (57.69%) CCNP
5 15 (57.69%) Firewall
6 14 (53.85%) BGP
6 14 (53.85%) EIGRP
6 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (46.15%) TippingPoint
8 11 (42.31%) CCNA
8 11 (42.31%) Lisp
9 10 (38.46%) BMC
9 10 (38.46%) WLAN
10 9 (34.62%) DMZ
10 9 (34.62%) OPNET
10 9 (34.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 8 (30.77%) vSphere
11 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
11 8 (30.77%) SAN
11 8 (30.77%) CCDP
11 8 (30.77%) IBM
12 7 (26.92%) Linux
12 7 (26.92%) Motorola
12 7 (26.92%) Retail
12 7 (26.92%) VMware
12 7 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
12 7 (26.92%) DMVPN
12 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (26.92%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.69%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Project
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) BGP
3 14 (53.85%) EIGRP
3 14 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 10 (38.46%) WLAN
5 9 (34.62%) DMZ
5 9 (34.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (30.77%) SAN
7 7 (26.92%) DMVPN
7 7 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) MPLS
8 5 (19.23%) VPN
8 5 (19.23%) NAS
9 4 (15.38%) Network Security
10 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
11 2 (7.69%) VRRP
11 2 (7.69%) LAN
11 2 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) Informix
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Design Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Network Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Network Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Wiki
3 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (7.69%) IBM XIV
4 1 (3.85%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Network Design
2 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
3 2 (7.69%) Validation
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) Lisp
2 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
4 8 (30.77%) CCDP
5 4 (15.38%) CCIE
5 4 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
6 2 (7.69%) CCSP
6 2 (7.69%) CISSP
7 1 (3.85%) CCSA
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) vSphere
2 5 (19.23%) NFS
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) OPNET
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Cisco
2 17 (65.38%) HP
3 12 (46.15%) TippingPoint
4 10 (38.46%) BMC
5 8 (30.77%) IBM
5 8 (30.77%) Blue Coat
6 7 (26.92%) VMware
6 7 (26.92%) Motorola
7 5 (19.23%) CheckPoint
8 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
9 3 (11.54%) NetApp
9 3 (11.54%) Brocade
9 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
10 2 (7.69%) Oracle