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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 90 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +5
Contract jobs citing F5 39 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.49% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 3.82% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 2 3
Average daily rate
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£401 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.16% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £323 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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
1020 974 1040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.98% 42.40% 44.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 511 441
Average daily rate £363 £325 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £213 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 68 66
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £15.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.93 £10.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £29.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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 +15 18 £401 - 2
West Yorkshire +1 17 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire +1 4 £413 +32.00% 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (67.35%) Firewall
3 31 (63.27%) CCNP
3 31 (63.27%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (61.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 29 (59.18%) Blue Coat
6 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
7 25 (51.02%) BGP
7 25 (51.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 24 (48.98%) HP
9 21 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 21 (42.86%) Imperva
10 20 (40.82%) OSPF
10 20 (40.82%) BIG-IP
10 20 (40.82%) VMware
11 19 (38.78%) CCSE
11 19 (38.78%) DHCP
11 19 (38.78%) DNS
11 19 (38.78%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (36.73%) DMVPN
13 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (32.65%) Infoblox
14 16 (32.65%) Network Security
15 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
16 13 (26.53%) Citrix
16 13 (26.53%) TippingPoint
17 12 (24.49%) Fat Client
17 12 (24.49%) BMC
17 12 (24.49%) Lisp

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (67.35%) Firewall
2 31 (63.27%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (61.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 25 (51.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 25 (51.02%) BGP
5 21 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (40.82%) OSPF
6 20 (40.82%) BIG-IP
7 19 (38.78%) Cisco IOS
7 19 (38.78%) DHCP
7 19 (38.78%) DNS
8 18 (36.73%) DMVPN
9 16 (32.65%) Network Security
10 12 (24.49%) EIGRP
10 12 (24.49%) NetScreen
10 12 (24.49%) WLAN
11 9 (18.37%) DMZ
12 4 (8.16%) MPLS
13 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
13 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (20.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Security Specialist
2 16 (32.65%) Network Specialist
3 13 (26.53%) Network Engineer
4 12 (24.49%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (20.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 6 (12.24%) Design Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (8.16%) Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 3 (6.12%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (6.12%) Designer
10 2 (4.08%) Network Design Specialist
10 2 (4.08%) Principal Security Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Principal Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Network Consultant
10 2 (4.08%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) Thin Client
1 12 (24.49%) Fat Client
2 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.04%) Clustering
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.49%) Linux
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) E-Commerce
2 9 (18.37%) Network Design
3 7 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.20%) Line Management
4 5 (10.20%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL
6 1 (2.04%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) Lisp
2 10 (20.41%) C
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (63.27%) CCNP
3 19 (38.78%) CCSE
4 10 (20.41%) CCDP
5 6 (12.24%) CCNA
6 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.16%) XenServer
3 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (20.41%) OPNET
2 6 (12.24%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Cisco
2 29 (59.18%) Blue Coat
3 27 (55.10%) CheckPoint
4 24 (48.98%) HP
5 21 (42.86%) Imperva
6 20 (40.82%) VMware
7 16 (32.65%) Infoblox
8 13 (26.53%) TippingPoint
8 13 (26.53%) Citrix
9 12 (24.49%) BMC
10 7 (14.29%) Motorola
11 6 (12.24%) Juniper
12 3 (6.12%) Websense
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day 3 Months initially + extension
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