The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 49 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing F5 2 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.44% 2.56% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 5.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate £350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +19.55%
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
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Vendors Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
183 152 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 40.31% 43.30% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 58
Average daily rate £310 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £296 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 11
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.80 £10.95 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £24.75 £20.10
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 Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Juniper
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) WAN
3 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (73.33%) CCNP
5 10 (66.67%) ITIL
5 10 (66.67%) Nokia
5 10 (66.67%) TACACS
5 10 (66.67%) Citrix
5 10 (66.67%) CCSA
5 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 10 (66.67%) CCSE
5 10 (66.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) HTML
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) DMZ
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (13.33%) Network Design
7 2 (13.33%) Retail
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 13 (86.67%) Firewall
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
3 10 (66.67%) Network Security
3 10 (66.67%) TACACS
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (13.33%) DMZ
4 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) HSRP
5 1 (6.67%) Multicast
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) RIP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Network Security Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 13 (86.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (73.33%) CCNP
3 10 (66.67%) CCSA
3 10 (66.67%) CCSE
4 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (86.67%) CheckPoint
2 13 (86.67%) Juniper
3 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 10 (66.67%) Citrix
3 10 (66.67%) Nokia
4 2 (13.33%) VMware