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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 45 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing F5 15 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.44% 1.79% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 6.61% 3.85% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
Median daily rate £400 £285 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.35% -20.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +20.00%
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
227 260 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 36.91% 46.59% 46.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 169 88
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.93 £17.77 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+6.49% -1.27%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +4 14 £400 +40.35%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (32.00%) CCNA
7 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (24.00%) Change Control
9 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (20.00%) Network Security
10 4 (16.00%) Brocade
10 4 (16.00%) CCNP
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
11 3 (12.00%) Informix
11 3 (12.00%) Java
11 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (12.00%) MySQL
11 3 (12.00%) Web Services
11 3 (12.00%) XML
11 3 (12.00%) HTTP
11 3 (12.00%) Internet
11 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
11 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
11 3 (12.00%) Games
11 3 (12.00%) Finance
11 3 (12.00%) Clustering
11 3 (12.00%) Facilities Management

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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (28.00%) Ethernet
5 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (12.00%) HTTP
6 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 2 (8.00%) DMZ
7 2 (8.00%) LAN
7 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 1 (4.00%) BGP
8 1 (4.00%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (4.00%) MPLS
8 1 (4.00%) NetScreen
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (12.00%) Informix
1 3 (12.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
1 3 (12.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Games
1 3 (12.00%) Marketing
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Junior
4 4 (16.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Network Specialist
5 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Deployment Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (12.00%) REST
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
1 3 (12.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) RIA
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) CentOS
2 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Change Control
2 3 (12.00%) Facilities Management
2 3 (12.00%) High Availability
2 3 (12.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Network Management
3 2 (8.00%) Threat Detection
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
4 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Java
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) CCIE
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) OpenView
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (4.00%) Juniper
6 1 (4.00%) VMware