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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 35 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing F5 25 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.61% 1.45% -
As % of the Vendors category 10.42% 2.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Median daily rate £320 £281 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.77% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +72.21%
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
240 237 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 44.28% 49.07% 48.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 141 106
Median daily rate £400 £300 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +6.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 -7 21 £290 +5.45% 3
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 53 (92.98%) Cisco
1 53 (92.98%) CheckPoint
2 28 (49.12%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (49.12%) Network Security
3 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (38.60%) CCNP
5 20 (35.09%) Firewall
5 20 (35.09%) Load Balancing
6 18 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (31.58%) CCSA
6 18 (31.58%) Blue Coat
7 16 (28.07%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (24.56%) CCNA
9 13 (22.81%) CCSE
10 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
11 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
11 6 (10.53%) WAN
11 6 (10.53%) BGP
11 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
12 5 (8.77%) Internet
12 5 (8.77%) CCDA
12 5 (8.77%) CCDP
13 4 (7.02%) Cramer
13 4 (7.02%) LAN
13 4 (7.02%) MPLS
13 4 (7.02%) OSPF
13 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 3 (5.26%) Juniper

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (49.12%) Cisco ASA
1 28 (49.12%) Network Security
2 20 (35.09%) Firewall
3 18 (31.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (10.53%) BGP
4 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
4 6 (10.53%) WAN
5 5 (8.77%) Internet
6 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (7.02%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) MPLS
6 4 (7.02%) OSPF
7 3 (5.26%) BIG-IP
7 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (3.51%) DNS
8 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
8 2 (3.51%) RIP
8 2 (3.51%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (3.51%) VLAN
General
1 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (1.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 16 (28.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Tester
7 4 (7.02%) Check Point Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Graduate
8 3 (5.26%) Junior
9 2 (3.51%) Graduate Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Junior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Network Specialist
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) CentOS
2 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.28%) Functional Testing
3 3 (5.26%) Network Design
4 1 (1.75%) Change Control
4 1 (1.75%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.75%) DevOps
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL
4 1 (1.75%) Line Management
4 1 (1.75%) Process Management
4 1 (1.75%) SIEM
4 1 (1.75%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 25 (43.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNP
3 18 (31.58%) CCSA
4 16 (28.07%) Check Point Certification
5 14 (24.56%) CCNA
6 13 (22.81%) CCSE
7 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
8 5 (8.77%) CCDA
8 5 (8.77%) CCDP
9 1 (1.75%) CCIE
9 1 (1.75%) Degree
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.75%) QRadar
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) CheckPoint
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 18 (31.58%) Blue Coat
3 4 (7.02%) Cramer
4 3 (5.26%) Juniper
5 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 2 (3.51%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.75%) Red Hat