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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 145 118 109
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -9
Contract jobs citing F5 9 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.55% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 1.26% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 9
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£500 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.30% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £51.67 £31.24 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.40% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £31.24 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+65.40% -3.89%
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1773 1353 1111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.67% 43.60% 45.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 645 504
Average daily rate £400 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £190 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 110 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £24.08 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.31% +26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £45.00 £41.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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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
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Cheshire -12 3 £500 +50.37%
Manchester -14 1 - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 20 (74.07%) Cisco
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
3 15 (55.56%) Juniper
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (29.63%) Cyber-Ark
6 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
6 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
6 8 (29.63%) Business Development
6 8 (29.63%) Degree
6 8 (29.63%) TippingPoint
6 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
6 8 (29.63%) Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Nokia
6 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 8 (29.63%) PMP
6 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
6 8 (29.63%) McAfee
6 8 (29.63%) Project Management
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) Information Security
7 7 (25.93%) VMware
7 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
8 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
8 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
8 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) Documentum
1 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (22.22%) SSL
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (14.81%) TACACS
6 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (7.41%) Network Security
7 2 (7.41%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) DNS
8 1 (3.70%) LAN
8 1 (3.70%) WAN
8 1 (3.70%) DHCP
8 1 (3.70%) VRRP
8 1 (3.70%) Intranet
8 1 (3.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) BODI
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.93%) Network Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 1 (3.70%) Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Junior
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 6 (22.22%) PKI
2 6 (22.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone 8
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Phone
3 6 (22.22%) Apple iOS
3 6 (22.22%) Android
3 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (14.81%) UNIX
5 3 (11.11%) Solaris
6 1 (3.70%) HPUX
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Business Development
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2
1 8 (29.63%) Project Management
1 8 (29.63%) Information Security
2 6 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 5 (18.52%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Time Management
6 1 (3.70%) Network Design
6 1 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.70%) CAFM
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
1 8 (29.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 8 (29.63%) PMP
1 8 (29.63%) PMI Certification
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.11%) CCNA
3 3 (11.11%) CISSP
3 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) CCSE
4 2 (7.41%) CEH
4 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.41%) GCIA
4 2 (7.41%) GCIH
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (22.22%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 19 (70.37%) CheckPoint
3 15 (55.56%) Juniper
4 8 (29.63%) Cyber-Ark
4 8 (29.63%) ArcSight
4 8 (29.63%) Blue Coat
4 8 (29.63%) TippingPoint
4 8 (29.63%) Nokia
4 8 (29.63%) McAfee
5 7 (25.93%) VMware
6 6 (22.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
8 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.41%) HP
8 2 (7.41%) Avaya
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle
9 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.70%) Compuware
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