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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 56 91 75
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -16
Contract jobs citing F5 30 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.65% 0.86% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 6.07% 2.55% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 12
Median daily rate £350 £409 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% -9.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £318 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £398 £400
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
494 548 448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.56% 33.81% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 324 279
Median daily rate £410 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £262 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £12.14 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 32 (58.18%) Firewall
3 21 (38.18%) Palo Alto
4 17 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (30.91%) VMware
5 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (23.64%) VLAN
8 12 (21.82%) IPsec
8 12 (21.82%) Migration
8 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
8 12 (21.82%) VPN
8 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (21.82%) Linux
9 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 10 (18.18%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
11 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (14.55%) High Availability
12 8 (14.55%) DevOps
12 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (14.55%) BGP
12 8 (14.55%) CCNP
13 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
13 7 (12.73%) MS Office
13 7 (12.73%) Network Design
13 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
13 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS

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 5 (9.09%) Apache
1 5 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (9.09%) Confluence
1 5 (9.09%) GlassFish
1 5 (9.09%) nginx
1 5 (9.09%) OpenStack
1 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.73%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (58.18%) Firewall
2 17 (30.91%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 16 (29.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (23.64%) VLAN
6 12 (21.82%) IPsec
6 12 (21.82%) VPN
7 10 (18.18%) DNS
8 8 (14.55%) BGP
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (12.73%) FCoE
9 7 (12.73%) NetScaler
9 7 (12.73%) NX-OS
10 6 (10.91%) WLAN
11 5 (9.09%) BIG-IP
11 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
11 5 (9.09%) HTTP
11 5 (9.09%) SSL
11 5 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (9.09%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 5 (9.09%) Gitweb
2 5 (9.09%) JIRA
3 2 (3.64%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (9.09%) Banking
1 5 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Law
2 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.82%) International Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (12.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Designer
5 6 (10.91%) Network Designer
6 5 (9.09%) Administrator
6 5 (9.09%) Data Network Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) Node.js
2 5 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (5.45%) AngularJS
3 3 (5.45%) React
4 1 (1.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) DataPower
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) CentOS
3 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Unix
3 5 (9.09%) Windows
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Migration
2 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) DevOps
2 8 (14.55%) High Availability
3 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.73%) Network Design
4 5 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.09%) Kanban
4 5 (9.09%) Scrum
4 5 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.27%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) People Management
6 3 (5.45%) TDD
7 2 (3.64%) BDD
7 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (3.64%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.09%) PHP
1 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.45%) Bash Shell
2 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.55%) CCNP
3 6 (10.91%) CCNA
4 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.82%) CCDP
5 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) Firmware
3 5 (9.09%) NFS
3 5 (9.09%) Squid
4 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (9.09%) Ansible
2 5 (9.09%) Grafana
2 5 (9.09%) Graphite
2 5 (9.09%) Graylog
2 5 (9.09%) HAProxy
2 5 (9.09%) Icinga
2 5 (9.09%) Nagios
2 5 (9.09%) StatsD
2 5 (9.09%) Terraform
3 2 (3.64%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (3.64%) OPNET
3 2 (3.64%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 41 (74.55%) Cisco
2 21 (38.18%) Palo Alto
3 17 (30.91%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) CheckPoint
5 10 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 7 (12.73%) Akamai
6 7 (12.73%) Brocade
6 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.09%) New Relic
7 5 (9.09%) Oracle
8 4 (7.27%) HP
8 4 (7.27%) TippingPoint
9 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat
9 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.64%) BMC
10 2 (3.64%) EMC
10 2 (3.64%) IBM
10 2 (3.64%) Motorola
10 2 (3.64%) NetApp
10 2 (3.64%) Splunk