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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 91 83 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 14 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 1.09% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 2.51% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Median daily rate £400 £360 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
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
539 597 508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.48% 43.23% 40.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 397 347
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.28 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £23.00 £17.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (42.86%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 11 (39.29%) Linux
5 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
7 8 (28.57%) Internet
8 7 (25.00%) Nagios
8 7 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (25.00%) MySQL
8 7 (25.00%) IBM
8 7 (25.00%) CCNP
8 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.00%) Puppet
9 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
9 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (21.43%) Opsview
9 6 (21.43%) DNS
9 6 (21.43%) Unix
9 6 (21.43%) NetApp
9 6 (21.43%) Games
10 5 (17.86%) Ruby
10 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (17.86%) EMC

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 4 (14.29%) Node.js
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (3.57%) GlassFish
3 1 (3.57%) nginx
3 1 (3.57%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) IaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) Internet
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (21.43%) DNS
4 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) DMZ
7 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 3 (10.71%) WLAN
8 2 (7.14%) BIG-IP
8 2 (7.14%) LAN
8 2 (7.14%) MPLS
8 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.14%) VRRP
8 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (10.71%) Informix
2 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
2 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Redis
4 1 (3.57%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) Travis CI
3 2 (7.14%) Hudson
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (3.57%) Gitweb
4 1 (3.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (21.43%) Games
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Automation Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (10.71%) Ruby Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
2 3 (10.71%) Senior Ruby Developer
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
1 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (10.71%) React
2 2 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (3.57%) LAMP
3 1 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (10.71%) IBM XIV
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.14%) PKI
5 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
5 1 (3.57%) DataPower
5 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Replication
5 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (21.43%) Unix
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.57%) CentOS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.71%) BDD
3 3 (10.71%) DDoS Mitigation
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
3 3 (10.71%) Security Patching
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Change Management
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
4 2 (7.14%) Server Building
4 2 (7.14%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) Bash Shell
1 5 (17.86%) Perl
1 5 (17.86%) PowerShell
1 5 (17.86%) Ruby
2 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.71%) Python
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CCNP
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCIE
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCDP
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) CCSP
4 2 (7.14%) CISSP
4 2 (7.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.57%) CCDE
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) vSphere
3 1 (3.57%) ACF2
3 1 (3.57%) Docker
3 1 (3.57%) Firmware
3 1 (3.57%) KVM
3 1 (3.57%) NFS
3 1 (3.57%) RACF
3 1 (3.57%) Squid
3 1 (3.57%) vCloud
3 1 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.57%) Xen
3 1 (3.57%) XenApp
3 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Nagios
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 6 (21.43%) Opsview
4 5 (17.86%) Graphite
4 5 (17.86%) Salt
5 4 (14.29%) Cacti
6 3 (10.71%) Grafana
7 2 (7.14%) Ansible
7 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
7 2 (7.14%) OPNET
7 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (3.57%) Graylog
8 1 (3.57%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (3.57%) Icinga
8 1 (3.57%) SCCM
8 1 (3.57%) StatsD
8 1 (3.57%) Terraform
8 1 (3.57%) zSecure
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Red Hat
4 7 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (25.00%) IBM
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
6 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
6 5 (17.86%) EMC
6 5 (17.86%) Palo Alto
7 4 (14.29%) Juniper
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (10.71%) Riverbed
9 2 (7.14%) Akamai
9 2 (7.14%) BMC
9 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 2 (7.14%) Motorola
9 2 (7.14%) Qualys
9 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds
9 2 (7.14%) TippingPoint
9 2 (7.14%) Veritas