The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 66 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.53% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
312 259 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 41.49% 48.23% 43.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 143 136
Average daily rate £375 £316 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.76% -2.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 19
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.39 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.58 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
F5
UK

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

F5
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
South Wales - 2 £500 - 6
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Juniper
4 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (50.00%) Network Security
5 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
5 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (40.00%) Nokia
5 4 (40.00%) McAfee
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) VoIP
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (10.00%) OWASP
8 1 (10.00%) Imperva
8 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
8 1 (10.00%) Banking
8 1 (10.00%) Validation
8 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (10.00%) CCSE
8 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
8 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
8 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Wireless
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) PPP
5 1 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Web Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Change Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (10.00%) Validation
1 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (10.00%) OWASP
1 1 (10.00%) Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) CCNP
2 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (60.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Juniper
3 5 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
4 4 (40.00%) McAfee
4 4 (40.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) Nortel
5 1 (10.00%) Websense
5 1 (10.00%) Imperva