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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 97 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -12
Contract jobs citing F5 11 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.78% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.58% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 3
Median daily rate £500 £347 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.89% -0.72%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
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
784 316 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 55.84% 40.67% 47.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 164 175
Median daily rate £290 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £198 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.40% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 35 9
Median hourly rate £28.50 £13.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.11% -32.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £30.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -41 11 £500 +43.89%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (84.62%) Cisco
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
3 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (61.54%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (61.54%) Unix
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 8 (61.54%) AIX
3 8 (61.54%) Solaris
3 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle
3 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
3 8 (61.54%) JSP
3 8 (61.54%) Sun
3 8 (61.54%) HP
3 8 (61.54%) BEA
3 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 8 (61.54%) Project Management
3 8 (61.54%) iPlanet
3 8 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 8 (61.54%) Six Sigma
3 8 (61.54%) BIG-IP
3 8 (61.54%) EMC NetWorker
3 8 (61.54%) JSP 440
4 7 (53.85%) QMS

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 8 (61.54%) iPlanet
1 8 (61.54%) WebLogic
2 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
3 2 (15.38%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 8 (61.54%) BIG-IP
3 7 (53.85%) SAN
4 4 (30.77%) LDAP
5 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (15.38%) FTP
6 2 (15.38%) NAS
6 2 (15.38%) SSH
7 1 (7.69%) BGP
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
7 1 (7.69%) LAN
7 1 (7.69%) MPLS
7 1 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) DB2
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Chief Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) JSP
2 7 (53.85%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Grid Computing
2 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
2 2 (15.38%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) AIX
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
1 8 (61.54%) Solaris
1 8 (61.54%) Unix
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
1 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL V3
2 8 (61.54%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (61.54%) Project Management
2 8 (61.54%) Six Sigma
3 7 (53.85%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (53.85%) QMS
4 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
5 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) JSP 440
2 7 (53.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) EMC NetWorker
1 8 (61.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (30.77%) OpenView
3 2 (15.38%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (15.38%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (15.38%) NetBackup
4 1 (7.69%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 8 (61.54%) BEA
2 8 (61.54%) HP
2 8 (61.54%) Oracle
2 8 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 8 (61.54%) Sun
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cognos
3 4 (30.77%) Opsware
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) 3PAR
5 2 (15.38%) BMC
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
5 2 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 2 (15.38%) NetApp
5 2 (15.38%) Qualys
5 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Veritas