The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 75 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 7 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.56% 0.18% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 1.36% 0.38% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £290 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 528 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.15% 47.35% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 252 259
Average daily rate £325 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
F5
North West

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 - -
F5
North West

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Nokia
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 3 (33.33%) Network Security
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) PKI
6 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (22.22%) ITSM
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) RACF
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) CISSP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) IKE
6 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) IKE
3 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) IGRP
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) DataPower
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Service Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITSM
1 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (22.22%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCSA
2 1 (11.11%) CCSE
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIA
2 1 (11.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Websense
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