The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.47% - -
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£281 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
F5
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
234 174 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.06% 49.29% 44.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 107 76
Average daily rate £300 £290 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £187 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £10.00 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 6 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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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
Sheffield - 5 £275 -
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 17 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 10 (90.91%) Load Balancing
3 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) BGP
4 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
5 5 (45.45%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
7 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
7 2 (18.18%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) LAN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 10 (90.91%) DNS
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
3 6 (54.55%) BGP
3 6 (54.55%) EIGRP
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Regular Expression
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Load Balancing
2 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds