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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 141 109 109
Rank change year-on-year
-32 0
Contract jobs citing F5 7 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.63% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 1.45% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 8
Average daily rate
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£500 £251 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+99.60% -19.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £51.67 £31.24 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.40% -21.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.66%
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
1681 1311 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.80% 43.35% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 839 650 473
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 £215 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 111 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.13 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +5.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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
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 22 May 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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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
Cheshire -15 3 £500 +50.37% 2
Manchester -12 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (35.29%) PMP
5 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 6 (35.29%) Nokia
5 6 (35.29%) McAfee
5 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
5 6 (35.29%) Information Security
5 6 (35.29%) Business Development
5 6 (35.29%) Degree
5 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
5 6 (35.29%) Project Management
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
5 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (35.29%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (23.53%) Migration
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (23.53%) Network Security
7 4 (23.53%) VPN
7 4 (23.53%) DNS
7 4 (23.53%) CCNP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (23.53%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (23.53%) Network Security
4 4 (23.53%) VPN
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) BIG-IP
5 3 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (11.76%) FTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTP
6 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 1 (5.88%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) CESG
2 1 (5.88%) PKI
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone 8
2 1 (5.88%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2
1 6 (35.29%) Information Security
1 6 (35.29%) Business Development
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (35.29%) PMP
2 6 (35.29%) PMI Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
2 6 (35.29%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.88%) CCSE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
2 11 (64.71%) Juniper
3 8 (47.06%) Blue Coat
4 6 (35.29%) Nokia
4 6 (35.29%) McAfee
4 6 (35.29%) TippingPoint
4 6 (35.29%) ArcSight
4 6 (35.29%) Cyber-Ark
5 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.76%) Avaya
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) VMware
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