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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 38 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing F5 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.47% 0.24% -
As % of the Vendors category 6.75% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
F5
Yorkshire

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
163 213 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 36.55% 50.35% 44.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 116 86
Median daily rate £420 £300 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £194 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £11.63 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.54% -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -2 10 £363 -19.44%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 33 (94.29%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 23 (65.71%) Network Security
4 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (48.57%) Firewall
6 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (34.29%) CCNP
7 12 (34.29%) CCNA
7 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (31.43%) CCSA
9 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
10 7 (20.00%) CCSE
10 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
12 5 (14.29%) CCDA
12 5 (14.29%) CCDP
12 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
13 4 (11.43%) LAN
13 4 (11.43%) Internet
13 4 (11.43%) WAN
13 4 (11.43%) Cramer
13 4 (11.43%) Network Design
13 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (8.57%) Change Control
15 2 (5.71%) Linux
15 2 (5.71%) DMZ
15 2 (5.71%) Banking
15 2 (5.71%) Threat Detection

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 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) Network Security
2 18 (51.43%) Cisco ASA
3 17 (48.57%) Firewall
4 12 (34.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (11.43%) Internet
7 4 (11.43%) LAN
7 4 (11.43%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) DMZ
9 1 (2.86%) BGP
9 1 (2.86%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.86%) FTP
9 1 (2.86%) HTTPS
9 1 (2.86%) MPLS
9 1 (2.86%) NetScreen
9 1 (2.86%) OSPF
9 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.86%) VoIP
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (45.71%) Security Engineer
3 14 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Graduate
7 3 (8.57%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Check Point Consultant
9 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) CentOS
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.43%) Network Design
3 3 (8.57%) Change Control
4 2 (5.71%) Threat Detection
5 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.86%) DevOps
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNA
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 11 (31.43%) CCSA
4 10 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (20.00%) CCSE
6 5 (14.29%) CCDA
6 5 (14.29%) CCDP
7 1 (2.86%) CCIE
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (94.29%) Cisco
2 28 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 6 (17.14%) Blue Coat
4 4 (11.43%) Cramer
5 1 (2.86%) Fortinet
5 1 (2.86%) Juniper
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) VMware