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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Rank 62 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -4
Contract jobs citing F5 24 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.17% 0.98% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 5.17% 2.94% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Median daily rate £300 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £320 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £426 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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
464 476 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.92% 33.24% 39.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 298 293
Median daily rate £375 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £294 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 6
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.29 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.50 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017, 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 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 27 (60.00%) Firewall
3 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (37.78%) Palo Alto
5 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (28.89%) VLAN
7 12 (26.67%) IPsec
7 12 (26.67%) VPN
7 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
9 10 (22.22%) Migration
9 10 (22.22%) VMware
9 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (20.00%) High Availability
11 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
11 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (17.78%) Brocade
11 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
11 8 (17.78%) CCNP
11 8 (17.78%) MS Office
11 8 (17.78%) BGP
11 8 (17.78%) NX-OS
11 8 (17.78%) NetScaler
11 8 (17.78%) FCoE
12 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Storage
12 7 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (15.56%) Network Design
12 7 (15.56%) Akamai

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 1 (2.22%) Apache
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.22%) Confluence
1 1 (2.22%) GlassFish
1 1 (2.22%) nginx
1 1 (2.22%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Akamai
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (60.00%) Firewall
2 18 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (35.56%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (28.89%) VLAN
5 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 12 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (26.67%) IPsec
5 12 (26.67%) VPN
6 8 (17.78%) BGP
6 8 (17.78%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (17.78%) FCoE
6 8 (17.78%) NetScaler
6 8 (17.78%) NX-OS
7 6 (13.33%) WLAN
8 5 (11.11%) DNS
8 5 (11.11%) EIGRP
9 4 (8.89%) DMZ
9 4 (8.89%) Intranet
9 4 (8.89%) MPLS
9 4 (8.89%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) Gitweb
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) Travis CI
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.44%) Law
5 1 (2.22%) International Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 9 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Designer
5 6 (13.33%) Network Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.89%) Administrator
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Data Network Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Network Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Network Design Consultant
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Designer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
1 2 (4.44%) Node.js
1 2 (4.44%) React
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 7 (15.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) DataPower
4 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
1 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 3 (6.67%) CentOS
3 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) VMS
4 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 9 (20.00%) High Availability
3 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
4 7 (15.56%) Network Design
5 5 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.89%) DevOps
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.67%) People Management
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Quality Management
8 2 (4.44%) TDD
9 1 (2.22%) BDD
9 1 (2.22%) Change Management
9 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.22%) Kanban
9 1 (2.22%) Open Source
9 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 1 (2.22%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.22%) Java
2 1 (2.22%) PHP
2 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 4 (8.89%) CCNA
3 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) CCDP
4 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Firmware
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.44%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (4.44%) OPNET
3 1 (2.22%) Ansible
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.22%) Grafana
3 1 (2.22%) Graphite
3 1 (2.22%) Graylog
3 1 (2.22%) HAProxy
3 1 (2.22%) Icinga
3 1 (2.22%) Nagios
3 1 (2.22%) Puppet
3 1 (2.22%) StatsD
3 1 (2.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Cisco
2 17 (37.78%) Palo Alto
3 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 8 (17.78%) Brocade
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.89%) HP
6 4 (8.89%) TippingPoint
7 3 (6.67%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.44%) BMC
8 2 (4.44%) IBM
8 2 (4.44%) Motorola
8 2 (4.44%) Splunk
9 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
9 1 (2.22%) Cyber-Ark
9 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
9 1 (2.22%) NetApp
9 1 (2.22%) New Relic
9 1 (2.22%) Nokia