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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 75 107 102
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -5
Contract jobs citing F5 54 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 0.48% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 1.13% 1.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 7 6
Average daily rate
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£401 £325 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% -17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £393 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £180.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-72.22% +445.45%
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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
1045 972 929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.24% 42.39% 44.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 644 535 411
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 49 79
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £12.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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 27 February 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 27 February 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
North Yorkshire +21 34 £401 +1.64%
West Yorkshire - 12 £370 - 9
South Yorkshire +1 8 £300 -7.69%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (86.84%) Cisco
2 61 (80.26%) Cisco Certification
3 60 (78.95%) Firewall
4 58 (76.32%) CCNP
5 53 (69.74%) CheckPoint
6 50 (65.79%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 46 (60.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 46 (60.53%) Blue Coat
9 43 (56.58%) DNS
10 39 (51.32%) BGP
11 38 (50.00%) VMware
12 37 (48.68%) BIG-IP
13 36 (47.37%) CCSE
13 36 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
13 36 (47.37%) OSPF
13 36 (47.37%) DHCP
14 34 (44.74%) HP
14 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (42.11%) Infoblox
16 30 (39.47%) Imperva
17 29 (38.16%) DMVPN
18 25 (32.89%) E-Commerce
19 24 (31.58%) Linux
19 24 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 23 (30.26%) Network Security
20 23 (30.26%) Citrix
21 22 (28.95%) NetScreen
21 22 (28.95%) Thin Client
21 22 (28.95%) Fat Client

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.32%) IIS
1 1 (1.32%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (78.95%) Firewall
2 50 (65.79%) Cisco ASA
3 48 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 46 (60.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 43 (56.58%) DNS
6 39 (51.32%) BGP
7 37 (48.68%) BIG-IP
8 36 (47.37%) Cisco IOS
8 36 (47.37%) OSPF
8 36 (47.37%) DHCP
9 29 (38.16%) DMVPN
10 24 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (30.26%) Network Security
12 22 (28.95%) NetScreen
13 17 (22.37%) EIGRP
14 12 (15.79%) WLAN
15 8 (10.53%) DMZ
16 6 (7.89%) WAN
17 5 (6.58%) MPLS
18 3 (3.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.32%) Informix
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (11.84%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Security Specialist
2 28 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 23 (30.26%) Network Specialist
4 22 (28.95%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (13.16%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 9 (11.84%) Design Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Designer
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) Network Designer
10 3 (3.95%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
11 2 (2.63%) Principal Security Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Network Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Fat Client
1 22 (28.95%) Thin Client
2 17 (22.37%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.95%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.32%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.32%) Clustering
4 1 (1.32%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.89%) E-Commerce
2 21 (27.63%) Load Balancing
3 10 (13.16%) Network Design
4 8 (10.53%) Line Management
4 8 (10.53%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.95%) ITIL
6 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.32%) Logistics
7 1 (1.32%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.37%) C
2 13 (17.11%) Lisp
3 1 (1.32%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (80.26%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (76.32%) CCNP
3 36 (47.37%) CCSE
4 14 (18.42%) CCNA
5 12 (15.79%) CCDP
6 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
6 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.95%) CCSA
8 1 (1.32%) VCP4
8 1 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 34 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.16%) XenServer
3 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.16%) OPNET
2 7 (9.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 66 (86.84%) Cisco
2 53 (69.74%) CheckPoint
3 46 (60.53%) Blue Coat
4 38 (50.00%) VMware
5 34 (44.74%) HP
6 32 (42.11%) Infoblox
7 30 (39.47%) Imperva
8 23 (30.26%) Citrix
9 14 (18.42%) TippingPoint
10 12 (15.79%) Juniper
10 12 (15.79%) BMC
11 8 (10.53%) Motorola
12 3 (3.95%) Websense
13 1 (1.32%) IBM
13 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.32%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.32%) Oracle