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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 39 40 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.63% 0.30% 0.98%
As % of the Vendors category 3.95% 0.74% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
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
177 136 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 41.16% 41.21% 44.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 47 57
Average daily rate £375 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £122 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

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 4 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
4 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 9 (60.00%) LAN
5 9 (60.00%) CCNP
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (46.67%) VPN
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) Juniper
8 5 (33.33%) WAP
8 5 (33.33%) Nokia
8 5 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (33.33%) Network Management
9 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 4 (26.67%) Citrix
9 4 (26.67%) Wireless
9 4 (26.67%) VMware
9 4 (26.67%) Linux
10 3 (20.00%) JBoss
10 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
10 3 (20.00%) Apache
10 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
10 3 (20.00%) UNIX
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
10 3 (20.00%) AIX
10 3 (20.00%) HPUX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) JBoss
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (13.33%) OpenStack
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (13.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Project
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (46.67%) VPN
4 5 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) DNS
6 3 (20.00%) SAN
6 3 (20.00%) TACACS
6 3 (20.00%) FCoE
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (13.33%) NAS
7 2 (13.33%) LDAP
8 1 (6.67%) WLAN
8 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WAP
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (13.33%) Statistics
2 2 (13.33%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) AIX
2 3 (20.00%) HPUX
2 3 (20.00%) Solaris
2 3 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Network Management
3 3 (20.00%) High Availability
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Management
4 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Perl
1 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (20.00%) C-shell
1 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (20.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) CCNP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) CCSA
3 3 (20.00%) CCSE
4 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Samba
2 3 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 5 (33.33%) Juniper
4 5 (33.33%) Nokia
5 4 (26.67%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle
6 3 (20.00%) HP
6 3 (20.00%) Sun
6 3 (20.00%) Veritas
6 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (20.00%) PlateSpin
7 2 (13.33%) Opsware
7 2 (13.33%) Cognos
8 1 (6.67%) Nortel
8 1 (6.67%) IBM
8 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Tufin
8 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds