The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 44 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing F5 13 32 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.54% 6.05% 1.55%
As % of the Vendors category 8.07% 12.45% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 19 4
Median daily rate £175 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.65% -17.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.14
% change year-on-year
- +17.97%

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
161 257 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.51% 48.58% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 162 100
Median daily rate £350 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £575 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 16
Median hourly rate £21.50 £9.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.07 £8.90 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £16.30 £20.40
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 South Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -17 13 £175 -39.65%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) CheckPoint
3 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (57.58%) Brocade
5 17 (51.52%) Firewall
6 15 (45.45%) Migration
7 13 (39.39%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
10 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
10 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (21.21%) CCNA
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
11 7 (21.21%) MS Office
11 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
11 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Storage
11 7 (21.21%) FCoE
12 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 6 (18.18%) NX-OS
12 6 (18.18%) VMware
13 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
13 5 (15.15%) Finance
13 5 (15.15%) High Availability
14 4 (12.12%) Change Control
14 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
14 4 (12.12%) Network Design
15 3 (9.09%) CCNP
15 3 (9.09%) OpenView

F5
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (60.61%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (21.21%) FCoE
4 7 (21.21%) NetScaler
5 6 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (18.18%) NX-OS
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) BGP
7 2 (6.06%) DHCP
7 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.06%) HTTP
7 2 (6.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Couchbase
1 2 (6.06%) Informix
1 2 (6.06%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.06%) MySQL
1 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (3.03%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (48.48%) Network Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Network Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (9.09%) Network Designer
5 3 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Design Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Junior
6 2 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Velocity
2 2 (6.06%) Dropwizard
2 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.06%) REST
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.06%) Clustering
3 2 (6.06%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Migration
2 5 (15.15%) Facilities Management
2 5 (15.15%) High Availability
3 4 (12.12%) Change Control
3 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Network Design
4 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Load Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Java
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 26 (78.79%) CheckPoint
3 19 (57.58%) Brocade
4 9 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
6 6 (18.18%) VMware
7 3 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (6.06%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.03%) Red Hat