The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Yorkshire 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 98 89 126
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +37
Contract jobs citing F5 12 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 1.24% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.25% 2.64% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate
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£388 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -24.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
960 985 1223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.85% 46.90% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 494 609
Average daily rate £350 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £437
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 80 88
Average hourly rate £13.25 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.79 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.42 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
F5
England

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
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 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
North Yorkshire -1 6 £401 +20.90% 1
West Yorkshire -5 6 £325 +1.56% 4
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (92.31%) BGP
3 22 (84.62%) Network Security
3 22 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 22 (84.62%) Firewall
4 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
4 21 (80.77%) DMVPN
5 20 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (76.92%) CCSE
5 20 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (73.08%) Fat Client
6 19 (73.08%) BIG-IP
6 19 (73.08%) OSPF
6 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (73.08%) Infoblox
6 19 (73.08%) Imperva
6 19 (73.08%) Thin Client
6 19 (73.08%) NetScreen
6 19 (73.08%) VMware
6 19 (73.08%) Citrix
6 19 (73.08%) Linux
6 19 (73.08%) E-Commerce
6 19 (73.08%) DHCP
6 19 (73.08%) DNS
7 17 (65.38%) HP
8 12 (46.15%) C

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 24 (92.31%) BGP
3 22 (84.62%) Network Security
3 22 (84.62%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 21 (80.77%) DMVPN
5 20 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (73.08%) NetScreen
6 19 (73.08%) BIG-IP
6 19 (73.08%) OSPF
6 19 (73.08%) DHCP
6 19 (73.08%) DNS
7 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (19.23%) DMZ
8 5 (19.23%) WLAN
8 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.85%) TACACS
9 1 (3.85%) LAN
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
General
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (88.46%) Network Specialist
2 19 (73.08%) Network Security Specialist
2 19 (73.08%) Security Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Thin Client
1 19 (73.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) E-Commerce
2 11 (42.31%) Load Balancing
3 3 (11.54%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.85%) Change Control
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C
2 5 (19.23%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
2 20 (76.92%) CCSE
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) CCDP
4 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) OPNET
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 21 (80.77%) CheckPoint
3 19 (73.08%) VMware
3 19 (73.08%) Citrix
3 19 (73.08%) Infoblox
3 19 (73.08%) Imperva
4 17 (65.38%) HP
5 5 (19.23%) BMC
5 5 (19.23%) TippingPoint
6 2 (7.69%) Motorola
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.85%) Radware
7 1 (3.85%) ArcSight