The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / North West
Rank 105 143 134
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs citing F5 28 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 0.90% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1120 1548 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 42.62% 41.55% 46.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 847 751
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 112 103
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

F5
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the North West region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

F5
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Manchester +17 12 £315 -37.62% 2
Lancashire - 8 £530 - 1
Merseyside - 4 £350 -
Cheshire +19 2 £300 -29.41%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 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 West region with a requirement for F5.

1 41 (68.33%) Cisco
2 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 29 (48.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
4 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (35.00%) Juniper
6 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
6 19 (31.67%) CCNP
7 18 (30.00%) LAN
7 18 (30.00%) OSPF
7 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (28.33%) BGP
8 17 (28.33%) WAN
8 17 (28.33%) Load Balancing
9 12 (20.00%) Network Security
9 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
10 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
11 10 (16.67%) NetScreen
11 10 (16.67%) DNS
11 10 (16.67%) Change Control
12 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
12 9 (15.00%) CCNA
12 9 (15.00%) VPN
13 8 (13.33%) IGRP
13 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.33%) Palo Alto
13 8 (13.33%) Forum Sentry
14 7 (11.67%) VLAN
15 6 (10.00%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) CMS
2 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Project
2 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (48.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 29 (48.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 29 (48.33%) Firewall
2 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (30.00%) LAN
2 18 (30.00%) OSPF
3 17 (28.33%) BGP
3 17 (28.33%) WAN
4 12 (20.00%) Network Security
5 11 (18.33%) EIGRP
6 10 (16.67%) DNS
6 10 (16.67%) NetScreen
7 9 (15.00%) VPN
8 8 (13.33%) IGRP
8 8 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 7 (11.67%) VLAN
10 6 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (10.00%) MPLS
10 6 (10.00%) Wireless
11 4 (6.67%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Architect
3 13 (21.67%) Network Architect
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Consultant
7 5 (8.33%) Network Consultant
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Architect
8 4 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Data Centre Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
9 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) NetApp Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Network Specialist
9 3 (5.00%) Network Support
9 3 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) CSS
1 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 27 (45.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) iPad
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.33%) EFT
4 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.67%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Linux
1 5 (8.33%) Solaris
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
1 5 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.00%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (16.67%) Change Control
3 6 (10.00%) Network Design
4 4 (6.67%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (6.67%) ITIL
4 4 (6.67%) Migration
5 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (3.33%) ITSM
6 2 (3.33%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (3.33%) Validation
7 1 (1.67%) CRM
7 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (1.67%) ERP
7 1 (1.67%) Network Management
7 1 (1.67%) Security Management
7 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) Java
1 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (38.33%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.67%) CCNP
3 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.00%) CCNA
4 9 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) CCDP
5 3 (5.00%) CCIE
6 2 (3.33%) Degree
7 1 (1.67%) CCSP
7 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.67%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) Forum Sentry
2 5 (8.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.67%) Nagios
3 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (68.33%) Cisco
2 21 (35.00%) Juniper
3 19 (31.67%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.33%) Palo Alto
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 4 (6.67%) Fortinet
6 4 (6.67%) NetApp
6 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Aruba
8 2 (3.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.33%) IronPort
8 2 (3.33%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.33%) VMware
9 1 (1.67%) CyberArk
9 1 (1.67%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.67%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.67%) LogRhythm
9 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.67%) Sourcefire
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