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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 90 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 9 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% - 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% - 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 6
Average daily rate
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£414 - £381
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 - £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.14 £10.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+281.42% -69.69%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
630 611 669
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 37.04% 39.44% 44.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 337 304
Average daily rate £350 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £213 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 35
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.35 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £8.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £25.19 £19.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.40 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -13.15%

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 23 January 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
Leeds - 6 £433 - 5
Bradford - 3 £350 - 1
Halifax - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) BMC
4 9 (39.13%) Lisp
4 9 (39.13%) CCDP
4 9 (39.13%) WLAN
4 9 (39.13%) HP
4 9 (39.13%) CCNP
4 9 (39.13%) BGP
4 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
4 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (39.13%) Imperva
4 9 (39.13%) TippingPoint
5 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
5 7 (30.43%) OPNET
6 6 (26.09%) CCNA
6 6 (26.09%) Network Design
6 6 (26.09%) Retail
7 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 5 (21.74%) Motorola
7 5 (21.74%) DMZ
8 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (17.39%) DMVPN
8 4 (17.39%) QA
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 1 (4.35%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (39.13%) WLAN
3 9 (39.13%) BGP
3 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
3 9 (39.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (21.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (21.74%) DMZ
5 4 (17.39%) DMVPN
6 3 (13.04%) MPLS
7 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (26.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (30.43%) Security Specialist
3 5 (21.74%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Design Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Designer
5 3 (13.04%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Junior Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Security Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Junior
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Clustering
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Network Design
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) Lisp
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (39.13%) CCDP
2 9 (39.13%) CCNP
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) OPNET
2 4 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Cisco
2 9 (39.13%) BMC
2 9 (39.13%) HP
2 9 (39.13%) Imperva
2 9 (39.13%) TippingPoint
3 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
4 5 (21.74%) Motorola
5 4 (17.39%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.35%) VMware