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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 45 45 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 13 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.36% 1.54% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 5.86% 3.09% 0.63%
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 £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +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
222 259 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 40.22% 50.00% 45.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 157 85
Median daily rate £500 £365 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% +15.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 18
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.96% +11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £28.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 -5 12 £400 +40.35%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
3 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (40.00%) Firewall
6 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
7 10 (33.33%) CCNA
8 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
10 7 (23.33%) CCNP
10 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (20.00%) Change Control
12 4 (13.33%) CCSA
12 4 (13.33%) Internet
12 4 (13.33%) Linux
13 3 (10.00%) Informix
13 3 (10.00%) Java
13 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
13 3 (10.00%) MySQL
13 3 (10.00%) Web Services
13 3 (10.00%) XML
13 3 (10.00%) CCDA
13 3 (10.00%) CCDP
13 3 (10.00%) HTTP
13 3 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
13 3 (10.00%) Clustering
13 3 (10.00%) Games

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 15 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (43.33%) Network Security
3 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 9 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (26.67%) Ethernet
6 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (13.33%) Internet
8 3 (10.00%) HTTP
9 2 (6.67%) DMZ
9 2 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (6.67%) WAN
10 1 (3.33%) BGP
10 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
10 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.33%) MPLS
10 1 (3.33%) NetScreen
10 1 (3.33%) OSPF
10 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (10.00%) Informix
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
General
1 3 (10.00%) Games
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Security Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Junior
6 5 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Architect
7 3 (10.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Graduate
7 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (10.00%) Junior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (10.00%) Network Specialist
8 2 (6.67%) Graduate Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Dropwizard
1 3 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) RIA
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Change Control
2 3 (10.00%) High Availability
2 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Load Testing
2 3 (10.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.67%) Compliance Management
3 2 (6.67%) Network Design
3 2 (6.67%) Threat Detection
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Java
1 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) CCNP
4 4 (13.33%) CCSA
5 3 (10.00%) CCDA
5 3 (10.00%) CCDP
5 3 (10.00%) CCSE
5 3 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco
2 17 (56.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
3 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Cramer
5 1 (3.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) VMware