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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 115 108 87
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs citing F5 30 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.76% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 1.79% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £401 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +30.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £388 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £401 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +15.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.83 £30.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+52.77% -13.66%
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
1241 1063 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 43.36% 42.32% 45.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 661 417
Average daily rate £344 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 71 61
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.75 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.35% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.48 £9.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +7 23 £350 - 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £288 -
North Yorkshire -12 3 £401 -
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 71 (83.53%) Cisco
2 67 (78.82%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (75.29%) CCNP
4 62 (72.94%) Firewall
5 51 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 51 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (58.82%) DNS
7 49 (57.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 45 (52.94%) Blue Coat
8 45 (52.94%) BIG-IP
9 44 (51.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 43 (50.59%) VMware
11 41 (48.24%) BGP
12 39 (45.88%) HP
13 37 (43.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (42.35%) OSPF
15 35 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
16 34 (40.00%) CCSE
16 34 (40.00%) DHCP
17 32 (37.65%) Linux
18 30 (35.29%) Infoblox
19 25 (29.41%) DMVPN
19 25 (29.41%) Load Balancing
20 24 (28.24%) Network Security
21 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
22 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
22 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
22 21 (24.71%) Imperva
23 20 (23.53%) Fat Client
23 20 (23.53%) NetScreen

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (4.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.35%) Apache
3 1 (1.18%) Drupal
3 1 (1.18%) IIS
3 1 (1.18%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.18%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 62 (72.94%) Firewall
2 51 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
3 50 (58.82%) DNS
4 49 (57.65%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 45 (52.94%) BIG-IP
6 44 (51.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 41 (48.24%) BGP
8 36 (42.35%) OSPF
9 35 (41.18%) Cisco IOS
10 34 (40.00%) DHCP
11 25 (29.41%) DMVPN
12 24 (28.24%) Network Security
13 21 (24.71%) EIGRP
13 21 (24.71%) Cisco Nexus
14 20 (23.53%) NetScreen
15 11 (12.94%) WLAN
16 10 (11.76%) WAN
17 9 (10.59%) MPLS
18 8 (9.41%) SAN
18 8 (9.41%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Informix
1 2 (2.35%) MySQL
1 2 (2.35%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (8.24%) Retail
2 3 (3.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.35%) Games
3 2 (2.35%) Banking
3 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Network Engineer
2 22 (25.88%) Network Specialist
3 21 (24.71%) Security Specialist
4 20 (23.53%) Network Security Specialist
5 10 (11.76%) Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Designer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Design Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Network Designer
7 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.35%) .NET
1 2 (2.35%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.18%) REST
2 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (1.18%) CSS
2 1 (1.18%) SOAP
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Fat Client
1 20 (23.53%) Thin Client
2 17 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (16.47%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Wiki
6 2 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.35%) IBM XIV
6 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.18%) DataPower
7 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (37.65%) Linux
2 7 (8.24%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) UNIX
4 4 (4.71%) SUSE
4 4 (4.71%) AIX
4 4 (4.71%) Solaris
4 4 (4.71%) zOS
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.41%) Load Balancing
2 23 (27.06%) E-Commerce
3 8 (9.41%) Line Management
3 8 (9.41%) Mentoring
4 6 (7.06%) Network Design
5 5 (5.88%) ITIL
5 5 (5.88%) Migration
6 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.35%) Change Management
7 2 (2.35%) Validation
7 2 (2.35%) Information Security
7 2 (2.35%) Project Management
7 2 (2.35%) SOA
7 2 (2.35%) Project Planning
7 2 (2.35%) DDoS Mitigation
7 2 (2.35%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.18%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.18%) OWASP
8 1 (1.18%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.18%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) C
2 12 (14.12%) Lisp
3 4 (4.71%) Python
4 2 (2.35%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (78.82%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (75.29%) CCNP
3 34 (40.00%) CCSE
4 20 (23.53%) CCNA
5 12 (14.12%) CCDP
6 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (4.71%) CCIE
8 2 (2.35%) CCSP
8 2 (2.35%) CISSP
8 2 (2.35%) Degree
9 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.18%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) QA
System Software
1 37 (43.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.76%) XenServer
3 6 (7.06%) vSphere
4 5 (5.88%) Active Directory
5 4 (4.71%) NFS
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) OPNET
2 5 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.35%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 71 (83.53%) Cisco
2 51 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 45 (52.94%) Blue Coat
4 43 (50.59%) VMware
5 39 (45.88%) HP
6 30 (35.29%) Infoblox
7 21 (24.71%) Imperva
8 20 (23.53%) Citrix
9 13 (15.29%) TippingPoint
10 11 (12.94%) Juniper
10 11 (12.94%) BMC
11 8 (9.41%) Oracle
11 8 (9.41%) IBM
12 6 (7.06%) Red Hat
12 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.88%) Motorola
14 4 (4.71%) SolarWinds
15 2 (2.35%) NetApp
15 2 (2.35%) Brocade
16 1 (1.18%) KANA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified £Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Real Staffing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 17 days ago