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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 115 110 84
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -26
Contract jobs citing F5 27 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.92% 0.59% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.45% 3.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £401 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% +28.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £388 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £401 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £31.24 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+28.06% -10.75%
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
1244 966 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 42.33% 40.90% 48.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 569 490
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 63 72
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £8.96 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +3 26 £373 +14.61% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 58 (78.38%) Cisco
2 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (68.92%) Firewall
3 46 (62.16%) CCNP
4 38 (51.35%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (50.00%) DNS
6 35 (47.30%) CheckPoint
7 33 (44.59%) HP
7 33 (44.59%) BIG-IP
8 32 (43.24%) BGP
8 32 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 30 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 27 (36.49%) VMware
10 27 (36.49%) Blue Coat
11 24 (32.43%) Linux
12 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
14 21 (28.38%) EIGRP
15 20 (27.03%) OSPF
15 20 (27.03%) CCNA
15 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
16 18 (24.32%) DMVPN
16 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (24.32%) DHCP
16 18 (24.32%) CCSE
17 17 (22.97%) Infoblox
18 15 (20.27%) Network Security
18 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
19 13 (17.57%) TippingPoint
20 12 (16.22%) Imperva

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 51 (68.92%) Firewall
2 38 (51.35%) Cisco ASA
3 37 (50.00%) DNS
4 33 (44.59%) BIG-IP
5 32 (43.24%) BGP
5 32 (43.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 30 (40.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 21 (28.38%) EIGRP
8 20 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
8 20 (27.03%) OSPF
9 18 (24.32%) DHCP
9 18 (24.32%) DMVPN
9 18 (24.32%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (20.27%) Network Security
11 11 (14.86%) NetScreen
11 11 (14.86%) WLAN
11 11 (14.86%) WAN
11 11 (14.86%) Internet
12 10 (13.51%) SAN
12 10 (13.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.70%) MySQL
1 2 (2.70%) Informix
1 2 (2.70%) Hadoop
General
1 9 (12.16%) Retail
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Banking
3 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.92%) Network Specialist
3 12 (16.22%) Security Specialist
4 11 (14.86%) Network Security Specialist
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.46%) Analyst
5 7 (9.46%) Administrator
6 6 (8.11%) Design Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (6.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.41%) Network Designer
8 4 (5.41%) Designer
9 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
1 2 (2.70%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.35%) .NET
2 1 (1.35%) SOAP
2 1 (1.35%) Web Services
2 1 (1.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.86%) Thin Client
2 11 (14.86%) Fat Client
3 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.41%) Replication
5 3 (4.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.70%) Wiki
6 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.70%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.35%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 24 (32.43%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) UNIX
3 6 (8.11%) Windows
4 4 (5.41%) AIX
4 4 (5.41%) Solaris
4 4 (5.41%) zOS
4 4 (5.41%) SUSE
4 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.11%) Migration
3 6 (8.11%) Network Design
4 5 (6.76%) ITIL
5 4 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Line Management
6 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.05%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (2.70%) Change Management
7 2 (2.70%) SOA
7 2 (2.70%) Project Management
7 2 (2.70%) Validation
7 2 (2.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.70%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security
8 1 (1.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.35%) Web Design
8 1 (1.35%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) Lisp
2 8 (10.81%) C
3 4 (5.41%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 51 (68.92%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (62.16%) CCNP
3 20 (27.03%) CCNA
4 18 (24.32%) CCSE
5 10 (13.51%) CCDP
6 5 (6.76%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (5.41%) CCIE
8 2 (2.70%) CCSP
8 2 (2.70%) CISSP
8 2 (2.70%) Degree
9 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.35%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.81%) vSphere
3 6 (8.11%) XenServer
4 5 (6.76%) NFS
5 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (13.51%) OPNET
2 7 (9.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 58 (78.38%) Cisco
2 35 (47.30%) CheckPoint
3 33 (44.59%) HP
4 27 (36.49%) VMware
4 27 (36.49%) Blue Coat
5 17 (22.97%) Infoblox
6 13 (17.57%) TippingPoint
7 12 (16.22%) Imperva
8 11 (14.86%) Citrix
8 11 (14.86%) BMC
9 9 (12.16%) IBM
10 8 (10.81%) Oracle
11 7 (9.46%) Motorola
11 7 (9.46%) Juniper
12 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
12 6 (8.11%) Red Hat
13 5 (6.76%) SolarWinds
14 3 (4.05%) Brocade
14 3 (4.05%) NetApp
15 1 (1.35%) KANA