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 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / North East
Rank 55 76 52
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing F5 30 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.43% 0.23% 1.00%
As % of the Vendors category 7.35% 0.54% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 6
Median daily rate £370 £363 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £353 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £373 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
408 368 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.68% 41.87% 47.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 246 169
Median daily rate £363 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £568 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 10 13
Median hourly rate £21.50 £11.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.95% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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
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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 £370 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 49 (81.67%) Firewall
3 45 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 42 (70.00%) SC Cleared
5 39 (65.00%) ITIL
6 34 (56.67%) Oracle
6 34 (56.67%) WebLogic
6 34 (56.67%) Linux
7 31 (51.67%) HP
8 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
8 29 (48.33%) Unix
9 28 (46.67%) J2EE
9 28 (46.67%) Apache
9 28 (46.67%) Tomcat
9 28 (46.67%) Sun
9 28 (46.67%) iPlanet
9 28 (46.67%) Load Balancing
9 28 (46.67%) High Availability
10 27 (45.00%) Oracle Application Server
10 27 (45.00%) Red Hat
10 27 (45.00%) Clustering
10 27 (45.00%) JBoss
11 26 (43.33%) Veritas
11 26 (43.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
12 24 (40.00%) Solaris
12 24 (40.00%) WAN
13 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (38.33%) CCNP
13 23 (38.33%) Wireless
13 23 (38.33%) Riverbed

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 34 (56.67%) WebLogic
2 28 (46.67%) Apache
2 28 (46.67%) iPlanet
2 28 (46.67%) Tomcat
3 27 (45.00%) JBoss
3 27 (45.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (81.67%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) TCP/IP
3 24 (40.00%) WAN
4 23 (38.33%) Wireless
5 22 (36.67%) LAN
6 16 (26.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.67%) BGP
7 1 (1.67%) IPsec
7 1 (1.67%) MPLS
7 1 (1.67%) OSPF
7 1 (1.67%) Skype
7 1 (1.67%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) BODI
1 6 (10.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle APEX
1 6 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) Administrator
3 8 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Architect
4 7 (11.67%) Solaris Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Unix Administrator
5 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.33%) Project Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.33%) Network Support
8 2 (3.33%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (46.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Clustering
2 10 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 34 (56.67%) Linux
2 29 (48.33%) Unix
3 24 (40.00%) Solaris
4 17 (28.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (26.67%) HPUX
6 11 (18.33%) AIX
7 10 (16.67%) SUSE
8 7 (11.67%) Windows
8 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.67%) Android
10 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (65.00%) ITIL
2 28 (46.67%) High Availability
2 28 (46.67%) Load Balancing
3 20 (33.33%) ITSM
3 20 (33.33%) Service Management
4 18 (30.00%) Network Design
5 4 (6.67%) Change Control
5 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.67%) Project Governance
5 4 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.00%) Migration
6 3 (5.00%) Time Management
6 3 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.67%) Defect Management
7 1 (1.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.67%) Process Improvement
7 1 (1.67%) Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (1.67%) Release Management
7 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 42 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (38.33%) CCNP
3 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (36.67%) JNCIA
5 21 (35.00%) CCIE
5 21 (35.00%) CCSA
6 19 (31.67%) CCDP
6 19 (31.67%) CCIP
6 19 (31.67%) CCSE
6 19 (31.67%) JNCIE
7 13 (21.67%) HP ASE
7 13 (21.67%) HP MASE
8 10 (16.67%) Degree
9 3 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (3.33%) CCNA
11 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (43.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.67%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 58 (96.67%) Cisco
2 34 (56.67%) Oracle
3 31 (51.67%) HP
4 28 (46.67%) Sun
5 27 (45.00%) Red Hat
6 26 (43.33%) Veritas
7 23 (38.33%) Riverbed
8 21 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 21 (35.00%) Juniper
9 20 (33.33%) Fortinet
10 16 (26.67%) Aruba
11 8 (13.33%) VMware
12 6 (10.00%) TIBCO
13 3 (5.00%) Microsoft
14 1 (1.67%) PlateSpin
14 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow