The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 84 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing F5 25 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.71% 0.88% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 5.07% 2.09% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 4
Median daily rate £375 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
F5
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
493 716 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.79% 42.12% 44.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 469 281
Median daily rate £375 £355 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 11
Median hourly rate £12.25 £19.52 £33.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.22% -41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.35 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £37.04 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leeds region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Leeds region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Leeds region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for F5.

1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (34.21%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
6 11 (28.95%) Windows
6 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
6 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
7 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
7 10 (26.32%) Node.js
7 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
8 9 (23.68%) CCNP
8 9 (23.68%) BGP
9 8 (21.05%) DevOps
9 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
10 7 (18.42%) CentOS
10 7 (18.42%) DNS
10 7 (18.42%) IBM
10 7 (18.42%) HP
10 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (15.79%) TippingPoint
11 6 (15.79%) JIRA
11 6 (15.79%) Network Design

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (13.16%) Confluence
2 5 (13.16%) GlassFish
2 5 (13.16%) nginx
2 5 (13.16%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 11 (28.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (23.68%) BGP
5 7 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (18.42%) DNS
6 6 (15.79%) DMZ
6 6 (15.79%) EIGRP
6 6 (15.79%) WLAN
7 5 (13.16%) OSPF
8 4 (10.53%) Internet
8 4 (10.53%) MPLS
9 3 (7.89%) BIG-IP
9 3 (7.89%) VPLS
10 2 (5.26%) Extranet
10 2 (5.26%) HTTP
10 2 (5.26%) Intranet
10 2 (5.26%) SSL
10 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (13.16%) Redis
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Git (software)
1 11 (28.95%) Jenkins
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Gitweb
3 5 (13.16%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 5 (13.16%) Banking
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Games
4 1 (2.63%) International Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Automation Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Ruby Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Senior Ruby Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Data Network Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Expert
6 2 (5.26%) Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Expert
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Node.js
2 6 (15.79%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
3 5 (13.16%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (13.16%) React
4 1 (2.63%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.63%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) DataPower
3 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) IBM XIV
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 11 (28.95%) Windows
3 7 (18.42%) CentOS
4 6 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (7.89%) Unix
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.63%) VMS
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (15.79%) Network Design
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
4 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (13.16%) Kanban
4 5 (13.16%) Migration
4 5 (13.16%) Open Source
4 5 (13.16%) Scrum
4 5 (13.16%) Security Patching
4 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Quality Management
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Management
7 1 (2.63%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) PowerShell
2 6 (15.79%) PHP
3 5 (13.16%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.16%) Ruby
4 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 4 (10.53%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Lisp
5 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (23.68%) CCNP
3 6 (15.79%) CCNA
4 2 (5.26%) CCDP
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCDE
5 1 (2.63%) CCSP
5 1 (2.63%) CISSP
5 1 (2.63%) Degree
5 1 (2.63%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.16%) NFS
2 5 (13.16%) Squid
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.26%) Firmware
5 1 (2.63%) ACF2
5 1 (2.63%) Docker
5 1 (2.63%) RACF
5 1 (2.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (15.79%) Ansible
2 6 (15.79%) Graphite
2 6 (15.79%) Nagios
2 6 (15.79%) Puppet
3 5 (13.16%) Grafana
3 5 (13.16%) Graylog
3 5 (13.16%) HAProxy
3 5 (13.16%) Icinga
3 5 (13.16%) StatsD
3 5 (13.16%) Terraform
4 4 (10.53%) OPNET
5 3 (7.89%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (2.63%) Cacti
7 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.63%) Opsview
7 1 (2.63%) Salt
7 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (2.63%) zSecure
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Cisco
2 16 (42.11%) VMware
3 12 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 8 (21.05%) Palo Alto
5 7 (18.42%) HP
5 7 (18.42%) IBM
6 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
6 6 (15.79%) EMC
6 6 (15.79%) NetApp
6 6 (15.79%) Oracle
6 6 (15.79%) TippingPoint
7 5 (13.16%) New Relic
8 4 (10.53%) BMC
8 4 (10.53%) Motorola
9 3 (7.89%) Blue Coat
9 3 (7.89%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.89%) Splunk
10 2 (5.26%) Juniper
11 1 (2.63%) CA
11 1 (2.63%) Veritas