The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 95 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 15 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.82% - 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 1.95% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
Average daily rate
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£360 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 - £460
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 - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.83 £31.24 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+62.74% -5.34%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
769 680 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 41.95% 40.94% 39.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 415 225
Average daily rate £350 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 32 41
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £21.15 £29.90
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 West Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire 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
Leeds - 8 £373 - 11
Halifax - 2 £430 -
Bradford - 1 £350 - 1
Wakefield - - - -
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (50.00%) Firewall
4 15 (46.88%) HP
4 15 (46.88%) CCNP
5 14 (43.75%) Lisp
5 14 (43.75%) BGP
5 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
5 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (43.75%) TippingPoint
6 13 (40.63%) BMC
6 13 (40.63%) CCDP
6 13 (40.63%) WLAN
7 11 (34.38%) OPNET
7 11 (34.38%) Blue Coat
7 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 10 (31.25%) Network Design
8 10 (31.25%) Retail
9 9 (28.13%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) Motorola
10 8 (25.00%) DMZ
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
11 7 (21.88%) Cisco CUCM
11 7 (21.88%) DMVPN
11 7 (21.88%) Imperva
12 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
13 5 (15.63%) UNIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Nexus
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 14 (43.75%) BGP
3 14 (43.75%) EIGRP
3 14 (43.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 13 (40.63%) WLAN
5 11 (34.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (25.00%) DMZ
7 7 (21.88%) DMVPN
8 6 (18.75%) BIG-IP
9 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
9 5 (15.63%) DNS
10 4 (12.50%) MPLS
11 2 (6.25%) Internet
12 1 (3.13%) Extranet
12 1 (3.13%) Intranet
12 1 (3.13%) SSL
12 1 (3.13%) HTTP
12 1 (3.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.13%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Informix
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Design Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Security Specialist
4 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 5 (15.63%) Designer
6 4 (12.50%) Network Designer
7 3 (9.38%) Administrator
8 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.13%) Security Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Designer
9 1 (3.13%) Junior Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Application Security Specialist
9 1 (3.13%) Security Architect
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Wiki
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.13%) IBM XIV
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) UNIX
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
1 5 (15.63%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) zOS
2 4 (12.50%) SUSE
2 4 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (12.50%) AIX
2 4 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Network Design
2 7 (21.88%) ITIL
3 1 (3.13%) Logistics
3 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) Lisp
2 4 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) PHP
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (46.88%) CCNP
3 13 (40.63%) CCDP
4 9 (28.13%) CCNA
5 7 (21.88%) Security Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.38%) CCSA
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (34.38%) OPNET
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 15 (46.88%) HP
3 14 (43.75%) TippingPoint
4 13 (40.63%) BMC
5 11 (34.38%) Blue Coat
6 8 (25.00%) Motorola
7 7 (21.88%) Imperva
8 5 (15.63%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
10 2 (6.25%) VMware
11 1 (3.13%) IBM
11 1 (3.13%) Red Hat