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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 117 101 90
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Contract jobs citing F5 24 12 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.80% 0.51% 1.23%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% 1.30% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £388 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +21.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £401 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +30.71%
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
1204 926 974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.27% 39.71% 46.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 751 508 485
Average daily rate £340 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 61 80
Average hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.69% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

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 July 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 July 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 20 £414 +27.30% 7
South Yorkshire - 4 £285 - 1
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (61.19%) Firewall
4 38 (56.72%) CCNP
5 29 (43.28%) DNS
5 29 (43.28%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (41.79%) HP
7 27 (40.30%) CheckPoint
7 27 (40.30%) BIG-IP
8 25 (37.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 24 (35.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 24 (35.82%) BGP
10 23 (34.33%) Linux
11 21 (31.34%) VMware
12 19 (28.36%) Blue Coat
12 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
13 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
14 16 (23.88%) CCNA
14 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (20.90%) DMVPN
17 13 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (19.40%) OSPF
18 12 (17.91%) TippingPoint
18 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
19 11 (16.42%) Network Security
19 11 (16.42%) Internet
19 11 (16.42%) Lisp
19 11 (16.42%) SAN
19 11 (16.42%) UNIX

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (5.97%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.97%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) CMS
3 1 (1.49%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 41 (61.19%) Firewall
2 29 (43.28%) Cisco ASA
2 29 (43.28%) DNS
3 27 (40.30%) BIG-IP
4 25 (37.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 24 (35.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 24 (35.82%) BGP
6 17 (25.37%) EIGRP
7 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 14 (20.90%) DMVPN
9 13 (19.40%) OSPF
9 13 (19.40%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (16.42%) Network Security
10 11 (16.42%) Internet
10 11 (16.42%) SAN
10 11 (16.42%) DHCP
10 11 (16.42%) TCP/IP
11 10 (14.93%) WLAN
12 9 (13.43%) DMZ
13 8 (11.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) Informix
1 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (13.43%) Retail
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Banking
3 2 (2.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.43%) Network Specialist
3 8 (11.94%) Administrator
3 8 (11.94%) Security Specialist
4 7 (10.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 7 (10.45%) Network Security Specialist
5 6 (8.96%) Network Design Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Design Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Network Designer
8 3 (4.48%) Designer
9 2 (2.99%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Firewall Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) CSS
1 2 (2.99%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) SOAP
2 1 (1.49%) Web Services
2 1 (1.49%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Thin Client
2 7 (10.45%) Fat Client
3 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.97%) Replication
5 3 (4.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.99%) Clustering
6 2 (2.99%) Wiki
6 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.99%) IBM XIV
7 1 (1.49%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
2 11 (16.42%) UNIX
3 6 (8.96%) Windows
3 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.97%) zOS
4 4 (5.97%) SUSE
4 4 (5.97%) AIX
4 4 (5.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Load Balancing
2 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
3 6 (8.96%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Network Design
4 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.97%) ITIL
6 3 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.48%) Line Management
6 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.48%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (2.99%) DevOps
7 2 (2.99%) Information Security
7 2 (2.99%) Validation
7 2 (2.99%) Change Management
7 2 (2.99%) SOA
7 2 (2.99%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.99%) Project Management
7 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
7 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.99%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.42%) Lisp
2 4 (5.97%) C
2 4 (5.97%) PHP
2 4 (5.97%) Python
3 2 (2.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (62.69%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (56.72%) CCNP
3 16 (23.88%) CCNA
4 11 (16.42%) CCSE
5 9 (13.43%) CCDP
6 4 (5.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (5.97%) CCIE
6 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) CCSP
7 2 (2.99%) Degree
7 2 (2.99%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) vSphere
3 6 (8.96%) NFS
4 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
5 3 (4.48%) XenServer
6 2 (2.99%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) OPNET
2 7 (10.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (2.99%) Puppet
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.99%) Ansible
4 2 (2.99%) Salt
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Cisco
2 28 (41.79%) HP
3 27 (40.30%) CheckPoint
4 21 (31.34%) VMware
5 19 (28.36%) Blue Coat
6 12 (17.91%) TippingPoint
7 10 (14.93%) Infoblox
7 10 (14.93%) IBM
7 10 (14.93%) BMC
8 8 (11.94%) Oracle
8 8 (11.94%) Red Hat
8 8 (11.94%) Imperva
9 7 (10.45%) Motorola
9 7 (10.45%) Citrix
10 6 (8.96%) Juniper
10 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.48%) Brocade
12 3 (4.48%) NetApp
13 1 (1.49%) KANA
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