The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 90 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing F5 18 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 0.27% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 2.32% 0.66% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 3
Median daily rate £481 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £300 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
F5
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
776 759 622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.78% 41.21% 45.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 397 362
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 38
Median hourly rate £20.73 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £21.50 £24.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

F5
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Stockport - 3 £539 -
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for F5.

1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 26 (59.09%) Firewall
3 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
4 11 (25.00%) LAN
4 11 (25.00%) WAN
4 11 (25.00%) CCNP
4 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (22.73%) BIG-IP
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Juniper
6 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
7 8 (18.18%) Network Security
7 8 (18.18%) Security Management
8 7 (15.91%) MPLS
8 7 (15.91%) OSPF
8 7 (15.91%) BGP
8 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
9 6 (13.64%) VoIP
9 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 6 (13.64%) NetScreen
10 5 (11.36%) Migration
10 5 (11.36%) CMS
10 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
11 4 (9.09%) IronPort
11 4 (9.09%) DNS
11 4 (9.09%) IBM
11 4 (9.09%) EFT

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) CMS
2 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) LAN
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) BIG-IP
4 8 (18.18%) Network Security
5 7 (15.91%) BGP
5 7 (15.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (15.91%) MPLS
5 7 (15.91%) OSPF
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 6 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (13.64%) NetScreen
6 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.64%) VoIP
7 4 (9.09%) DNS
8 2 (4.55%) DHCP
8 2 (4.55%) Internet
8 2 (4.55%) VLAN
9 1 (2.27%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Network Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Firewall Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (9.09%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Network Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Web Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Web Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Network Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.09%) EFT
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Security Management
2 5 (11.36%) Migration
3 3 (6.82%) Change Control
3 3 (6.82%) Change Management
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
4 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL
4 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.27%) Network Design
4 1 (2.27%) Network Management
4 1 (2.27%) Project Management
4 1 (2.27%) Server Building
4 1 (2.27%) Service Design
4 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) CCNP
1 11 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.82%) CCIE
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) CCNA
4 1 (2.27%) CISM
4 1 (2.27%) CISSP
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Cisco
2 15 (34.09%) CheckPoint
3 9 (20.45%) Juniper
4 5 (11.36%) Fortinet
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) IronPort
6 2 (4.55%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Aruba
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Nortel
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle
7 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
7 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.27%) Siemens
7 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.27%) Sonus
7 1 (2.27%) Splunk
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