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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 41 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.96% - 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.78% - 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate
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£356 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 - £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.20%
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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
144 119 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 34.45% 41.90% 39.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 46 89
Average daily rate £375 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 13
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% +3.84%
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 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 August 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 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) Juniper
5 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) C-shell
7 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) FCoE
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (27.27%) KVM
7 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (27.27%) HP
7 3 (27.27%) Sun
7 3 (27.27%) CCNA
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) JBoss

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (27.27%) WebLogic
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
1 3 (27.27%) Apache
1 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 3 (27.27%) iPlanet
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (18.18%) MQSeries
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Project
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) TACACS
5 3 (27.27%) FCoE
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 3 (27.27%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) iSCSI
6 2 (18.18%) NAS
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) LDAP
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
7 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Support
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) J2EE
2 2 (18.18%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Clustering
3 2 (18.18%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) SUSE
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) AIX
2 3 (27.27%) HPUX
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
2 3 (27.27%) High Availability
2 3 (27.27%) Procure-to-pay
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Management
3 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Perl
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
1 3 (27.27%) Korn
1 3 (27.27%) C-shell
1 3 (27.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (54.55%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNA
2 3 (27.27%) CCSA
2 3 (27.27%) CCSE
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (27.27%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Samba
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) KVM
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Blue Coat
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Citrix
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Sun
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) PlateSpin
5 3 (27.27%) Nokia
5 3 (27.27%) Veritas
5 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) Cognos
6 2 (18.18%) Opsware
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Apple