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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 76 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 30 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.38% - 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.34% - 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 10
Median daily rate £340 - £357
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
691 421 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 54.71% 43.40% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 244 262
Median daily rate £350 £375 £349
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 36 19
Median hourly rate £23.50 £24.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.08% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.51 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £47.30 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 December 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 - 30 £340 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 35 (77.78%) Oracle
2 35 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 35 (77.78%) Linux
3 33 (73.33%) Firewall
4 31 (68.89%) Load Balancing
5 29 (64.44%) Unix
5 29 (64.44%) TCP/IP
5 29 (64.44%) High Availability
6 28 (62.22%) J2EE
6 28 (62.22%) JBoss
6 28 (62.22%) Apache
6 28 (62.22%) Tomcat
6 28 (62.22%) Sun
6 28 (62.22%) Red Hat
6 28 (62.22%) iPlanet
7 27 (60.00%) Clustering
7 27 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
8 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
8 26 (57.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 26 (57.78%) Veritas
9 24 (53.33%) Solaris
9 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
10 22 (48.89%) ITIL
11 17 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (35.56%) HPUX
13 11 (24.44%) AIX
13 11 (24.44%) HP
14 10 (22.22%) SUSE
15 8 (17.78%) Windows

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 35 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 28 (62.22%) Apache
2 28 (62.22%) iPlanet
2 28 (62.22%) JBoss
2 28 (62.22%) Tomcat
3 27 (60.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (4.44%) CMS
5 1 (2.22%) FileNet
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (2.22%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (73.33%) Firewall
2 29 (64.44%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.78%) BIG-IP
4 4 (8.89%) BGP
4 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (8.89%) OSPF
4 4 (8.89%) SSL
4 4 (8.89%) WAN
5 3 (6.67%) LAN
5 3 (6.67%) Wireless
6 2 (4.44%) DNS
6 2 (4.44%) HTTP
6 2 (4.44%) SSH
7 1 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (2.22%) Internet
7 1 (2.22%) IPsec
7 1 (2.22%) MPLS
7 1 (2.22%) Skype
7 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) BODI
1 6 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Solaris Engineer
3 7 (15.56%) Unix Administrator
4 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.11%) Project Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Business Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (62.22%) J2EE
2 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 27 (60.00%) Clustering
2 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.22%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (77.78%) Linux
2 29 (64.44%) Unix
3 24 (53.33%) Solaris
4 17 (37.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (35.56%) HPUX
6 11 (24.44%) AIX
7 10 (22.22%) SUSE
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
9 7 (15.56%) Windows Server
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.22%) Android
11 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Load Balancing
2 29 (64.44%) High Availability
3 22 (48.89%) ITIL
4 6 (13.33%) Change Control
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.89%) Network Design
5 4 (8.89%) Project Governance
5 4 (8.89%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.67%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Time Management
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Content Management
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.22%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) C
1 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (57.78%) Security Cleared
2 24 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.67%) CCNP
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 2 (4.44%) CCDP
4 2 (4.44%) CCIE
4 2 (4.44%) CCIP
4 2 (4.44%) CCSA
4 2 (4.44%) CCSE
4 2 (4.44%) HP ASE
4 2 (4.44%) HP MASE
4 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
4 2 (4.44%) JNCIE
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (57.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.22%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 35 (77.78%) Oracle
3 28 (62.22%) Red Hat
3 28 (62.22%) Sun
4 26 (57.78%) Veritas
5 11 (24.44%) HP
6 8 (17.78%) VMware
7 6 (13.33%) TIBCO
8 3 (6.67%) Aruba
8 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.67%) Juniper
8 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.67%) Riverbed
9 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.22%) IBM
10 1 (2.22%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.22%) ReadSoft
10 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow