The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 82 82 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing F5 27 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.97% 0.46% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 1.08% 3.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 11
Median daily rate £323 £325 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £313 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £337 £450
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
England

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

Vendors Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
737 462 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 53.64% 42.08% 43.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 251 168
Median daily rate £320 £358 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.48% +2.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £560 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 34 32
Median hourly rate £28.00 £25.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.73% -6.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £12.35 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

F5
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 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
Tyne and Wear -6 27 £323 -0.76% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 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 North East region with a requirement for F5.

1 37 (84.09%) Firewall
2 34 (77.27%) Cisco
3 33 (75.00%) Linux
3 33 (75.00%) Oracle
3 33 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 33 (75.00%) Unix
3 33 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 32 (72.73%) Sun
4 32 (72.73%) iPlanet
5 31 (70.45%) J2EE
6 27 (61.36%) Clustering
7 26 (59.09%) ITIL
7 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
8 25 (56.82%) Solaris
8 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
8 25 (56.82%) High Availability
9 24 (54.55%) JBoss
9 24 (54.55%) Apache
9 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
9 24 (54.55%) Veritas
10 23 (52.27%) Oracle Application Server
11 22 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 18 (40.91%) AIX
13 16 (36.36%) BIG-IP
14 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
14 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
15 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 10 (22.73%) Windows
16 9 (20.45%) HPUX
16 9 (20.45%) ITIL V3

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 33 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 32 (72.73%) iPlanet
3 24 (54.55%) Apache
3 24 (54.55%) JBoss
3 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
4 23 (52.27%) Oracle Application Server
5 4 (9.09%) MQSeries
6 2 (4.55%) CMS
6 2 (4.55%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (2.27%) FileNet
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 37 (84.09%) Firewall
2 25 (56.82%) TCP/IP
3 16 (36.36%) BIG-IP
4 10 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 7 (15.91%) BGP
5 7 (15.91%) OSPF
5 7 (15.91%) SAN
5 7 (15.91%) SSH
5 7 (15.91%) SSL
6 6 (13.64%) HTTP
7 5 (11.36%) DNS
8 4 (9.09%) LDAP
9 3 (6.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (4.55%) FTP
10 2 (4.55%) Internet
10 2 (4.55%) NAS
11 1 (2.27%) IPsec
11 1 (2.27%) MPLS
11 1 (2.27%) VPN
11 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 4 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 7 (15.91%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Solaris Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Project Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.36%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Chief Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.55%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (70.45%) J2EE
2 8 (18.18%) JSP
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (61.36%) Clustering
2 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.55%) Grid Computing
3 2 (4.55%) HP Storage
3 2 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Linux
1 33 (75.00%) Unix
2 25 (56.82%) Solaris
3 18 (40.91%) AIX
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 9 (20.45%) HPUX
5 9 (20.45%) SUSE
6 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 26 (59.09%) ITIL
3 25 (56.82%) High Availability
4 9 (20.45%) ITIL V3
5 8 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (18.18%) Project Management
5 8 (18.18%) Six Sigma
6 7 (15.91%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Migration
6 7 (15.91%) QMS
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.09%) Change Control
9 2 (4.55%) Content Management
9 2 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (2.27%) Change Management
10 1 (2.27%) Incident Management
10 1 (2.27%) ITSM
10 1 (2.27%) Network Design
10 1 (2.27%) Service Management
10 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) SC Cleared
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Certification
3 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) JSP 440
1 8 (18.18%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (18.18%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (18.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (9.09%) OpenView
3 2 (4.55%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Cisco
2 33 (75.00%) Oracle
3 32 (72.73%) Sun
4 26 (59.09%) Red Hat
5 24 (54.55%) Veritas
6 8 (18.18%) BEA
6 8 (18.18%) HP
6 8 (18.18%) VMware
7 4 (9.09%) Cognos
7 4 (9.09%) Opsware
8 3 (6.82%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.82%) Juniper
9 2 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 2 (4.55%) BMC
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 2 (4.55%) NetApp
9 2 (4.55%) Qualys
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
10 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
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