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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 90 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 15 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.90% 0.59% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.14% 1.34% 2.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 5
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £325 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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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
701 448 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.93% 44.31% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 275 229
Average daily rate £360 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 24
Average hourly rate £19.03 £50.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.94% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 £150.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 23 (76.67%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (50.00%) Linux
6 14 (46.67%) BGP
7 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
8 11 (36.67%) CCNP
8 11 (36.67%) HP
8 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
9 10 (33.33%) SAN
9 10 (33.33%) MPLS
9 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
9 10 (33.33%) vSphere
10 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 9 (30.00%) IBM
11 8 (26.67%) CCNA
11 8 (26.67%) VMware
12 7 (23.33%) Project Management
12 7 (23.33%) NFS
12 7 (23.33%) TippingPoint
12 7 (23.33%) NAS
12 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 6 (20.00%) Migration
13 6 (20.00%) WLAN
13 6 (20.00%) BMC
13 6 (20.00%) Lisp
14 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (16.67%) VPN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1 (3.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (46.67%) BGP
4 13 (43.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (33.33%) SAN
5 10 (33.33%) MPLS
6 9 (30.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (23.33%) NAS
8 6 (20.00%) WLAN
9 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) DMZ
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
9 5 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (13.33%) LAN
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 4 (13.33%) WAN
11 3 (10.00%) BIG-IP
11 3 (10.00%) DMVPN
12 2 (6.67%) HSRP
12 2 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) MySQL
1 1 (3.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Network Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Environment Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Smart Meter
3 3 (10.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Wiki
5 1 (3.33%) DataPower
5 1 (3.33%) DTV
5 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (3.33%) IBM XIV
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 4 (13.33%) Validation
5 3 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.00%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.67%) DevOps
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 2 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) Change Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) Lisp
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (36.67%) CCNP
3 8 (26.67%) CCNA
4 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (13.33%) CCDP
5 4 (13.33%) CCIE
6 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) CISSP
7 2 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) vSphere
2 7 (23.33%) NFS
3 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) FortiGate
1 5 (16.67%) OPNET
2 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.67%) Puppet
3 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (6.67%) Ansible
3 2 (6.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 27 (90.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) HP
2 11 (36.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 9 (30.00%) IBM
5 8 (26.67%) VMware
6 7 (23.33%) TippingPoint
7 6 (20.00%) BMC
8 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
9 3 (10.00%) Brocade
9 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.00%) Motorola
9 3 (10.00%) NetApp
10 2 (6.67%) Juniper
10 2 (6.67%) Aruba
11 1 (3.33%) Oracle
11 1 (3.33%) SAP