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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 75 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Contract jobs citing F5 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.22% 0.96% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 0
Average daily rate £363 £414 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £328
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
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
367 316 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.80% 50.80% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 198 147
Average daily rate £400 £365 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +40.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £257 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 32
Average hourly rate £19.50 £14.80 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.75% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £12.10 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £33.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northumberland - 2 £363 -
F5
England

F5
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Network Design
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) HP Helion
3 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) HP Helion
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DWDM
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet