The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 44 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.82% 0.30% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 4.06% 0.69% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +31.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.83 £31.24 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+62.74% -5.34%
F5
East Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Nottinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 145 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 44.87% 43.03% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 47 73
Average daily rate £350 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £174 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -33.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Nottinghamshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Nottingham -2 8 £400 -15.78%
F5
East Midlands

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) CCNP
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (50.00%) VPN
6 6 (42.86%) CCNA
7 5 (35.71%) WAP
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) Juniper
7 5 (35.71%) Nokia
7 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
7 5 (35.71%) Network Management
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) Wireless
9 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 3 (21.43%) CCSE
9 3 (21.43%) CCSA
9 3 (21.43%) TACACS
9 3 (21.43%) HP
9 3 (21.43%) Linux
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
9 3 (21.43%) Network Security
9 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (14.29%) KVM

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Apache
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) MQSeries
1 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 2 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (14.29%) iPlanet
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
1 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Project
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) TACACS
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 2 (14.29%) NAS
7 2 (14.29%) FCoE
7 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
7 2 (14.29%) LDAP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) WLAN
8 1 (7.14%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) WAP
2 2 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) SUSE
2 2 (14.29%) UNIX
2 2 (14.29%) AIX
2 2 (14.29%) HPUX
2 2 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Network Management
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 2 (14.29%) Korn
1 2 (14.29%) C-shell
1 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (64.29%) CCNP
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (21.43%) CCSA
3 3 (21.43%) CCSE
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Samba
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) OpenView
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
3 10 (71.43%) Blue Coat
4 5 (35.71%) Juniper
4 5 (35.71%) Nokia
5 4 (28.57%) Citrix
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) PlateSpin
7 2 (14.29%) Veritas
7 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
7 2 (14.29%) Sun
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Cognos
7 2 (14.29%) Opsware
8 1 (7.14%) Tufin
8 1 (7.14%) IBM
8 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
8 1 (7.14%) Nortel
8 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds