The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 97 117 102
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 43 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 0.56% 0.94%
As % of the Vendors category 3.30% 1.30% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 9
Average daily rate
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£373 £401 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.99% +30.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £400 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £401 £345
% change year-on-year
-5.11% +16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+72.21% -7.69%
F5
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1302 1080 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 45.04% 43.01% 43.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 679 427
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 68
Average hourly rate £16.72 £12.88 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.86% -0.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
West Yorkshire +10 23 £350 - 6
North Yorkshire -2 13 £401 - 1
South Yorkshire - 7 £281 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 72 (85.71%) Cisco
2 68 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (77.38%) CCNP
4 63 (75.00%) Firewall
5 54 (64.29%) CheckPoint
6 52 (61.90%) DNS
6 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
7 50 (59.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 47 (55.95%) Blue Coat
9 46 (54.76%) BIG-IP
10 45 (53.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 43 (51.19%) VMware
12 41 (48.81%) BGP
13 39 (46.43%) HP
14 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
15 37 (44.05%) Cisco IOS
15 37 (44.05%) OSPF
16 36 (42.86%) CCSE
16 36 (42.86%) DHCP
17 32 (38.10%) Linux
17 32 (38.10%) Infoblox
18 27 (32.14%) DMVPN
19 25 (29.76%) Network Security
19 25 (29.76%) Load Balancing
19 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
20 23 (27.38%) Imperva
21 22 (26.19%) Fat Client
21 22 (26.19%) Cisco Nexus
21 22 (26.19%) Citrix
21 22 (26.19%) NetScreen

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (4.76%) WebSphere
1 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (1.19%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.38%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 63 (75.00%) Firewall
2 52 (61.90%) DNS
2 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (59.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 46 (54.76%) BIG-IP
5 45 (53.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 41 (48.81%) BGP
7 37 (44.05%) Cisco IOS
7 37 (44.05%) OSPF
8 36 (42.86%) DHCP
9 27 (32.14%) DMVPN
10 25 (29.76%) Network Security
11 22 (26.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (26.19%) NetScreen
12 19 (22.62%) EIGRP
13 11 (13.10%) WLAN
14 10 (11.90%) WAN
15 8 (9.52%) MPLS
16 6 (7.14%) TCP/IP
16 6 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.38%) MySQL
1 2 (2.38%) Informix
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (2.38%) Retail Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
3 2 (2.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 31 (36.90%) Network Engineer
2 23 (27.38%) Network Specialist
2 23 (27.38%) Security Specialist
3 22 (26.19%) Network Security Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 7 (8.33%) Designer
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Network Designer
6 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) Architect
9 3 (3.57%) Administrator
9 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 2 (2.38%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
1 2 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (1.19%) CSS
2 1 (1.19%) SOAP
2 1 (1.19%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.19%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Fat Client
1 22 (26.19%) Thin Client
2 19 (22.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.76%) Replication
4 3 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.38%) IBM XIV
5 2 (2.38%) Wiki
6 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (8.33%) Windows
3 6 (7.14%) UNIX
4 4 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.76%) SUSE
4 4 (4.76%) zOS
4 4 (4.76%) AIX
4 4 (4.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) Load Balancing
1 25 (29.76%) E-Commerce
2 8 (9.52%) Line Management
2 8 (9.52%) Mentoring
3 7 (8.33%) ITIL
4 6 (7.14%) Network Design
5 4 (4.76%) Migration
5 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (2.38%) Validation
6 2 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (1.19%) Project Management
7 1 (1.19%) Change Management
7 1 (1.19%) MVC
7 1 (1.19%) Web Design
7 1 (1.19%) Information Security
7 1 (1.19%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.19%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.19%) OWASP
7 1 (1.19%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (20.24%) C
2 12 (14.29%) Lisp
3 4 (4.76%) Python
4 2 (2.38%) PHP
5 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (77.38%) CCNP
3 36 (42.86%) CCSE
4 20 (23.81%) CCNA
5 12 (14.29%) CCDP
6 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.57%) CCIE
8 3 (3.57%) CCSA
8 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.19%) CCSP
9 1 (1.19%) CISSP
9 1 (1.19%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 38 (45.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.90%) XenServer
3 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (3.57%) vSphere
5 2 (2.38%) NFS
6 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (13.10%) OPNET
2 5 (5.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 72 (85.71%) Cisco
2 54 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 47 (55.95%) Blue Coat
4 43 (51.19%) VMware
5 39 (46.43%) HP
6 32 (38.10%) Infoblox
7 23 (27.38%) Imperva
8 22 (26.19%) Citrix
9 12 (14.29%) TippingPoint
10 11 (13.10%) Juniper
10 11 (13.10%) BMC
11 8 (9.52%) Oracle
12 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.95%) Motorola
13 5 (5.95%) IBM
13 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
14 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.19%) Websense
15 1 (1.19%) NetApp
15 1 (1.19%) Brocade
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