The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 87 96 104
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Contract jobs citing F5 30 24 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.48% 1.20% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 2.87% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 0
Median daily rate £443 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
731 835 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 36.10% 41.58% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 513 454
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.72 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.27% +39.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £43.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the West Yorkshire region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leeds -8 14 £400 +11.11% 6
Halifax +4 8 £443 -
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 30 (56.60%) Cisco
3 25 (47.17%) Internet
3 25 (47.17%) Load Balancing
4 21 (39.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (37.74%) Windows
6 17 (32.08%) Finance
6 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
7 15 (28.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
8 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
8 14 (26.42%) VMware
8 14 (26.42%) Linux
8 14 (26.42%) Unix
8 14 (26.42%) DNS
9 12 (22.64%) DMZ
9 12 (22.64%) BIG-IP
10 11 (20.75%) IIS
11 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
11 10 (18.87%) SSL
11 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (18.87%) Server Building
12 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
12 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
12 9 (16.98%) HTTP
13 8 (15.09%) Firmware
13 8 (15.09%) Intranet
13 8 (15.09%) Extranet
13 8 (15.09%) CCNP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 11 (20.75%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) Node.js
3 2 (3.77%) Apache
3 2 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
4 1 (1.89%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.89%) nginx
4 1 (1.89%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) IaaS
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (64.15%) Firewall
2 25 (47.17%) Internet
3 21 (39.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (28.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 14 (26.42%) DNS
6 12 (22.64%) BIG-IP
6 12 (22.64%) DMZ
7 10 (18.87%) SSL
7 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (16.98%) HTTP
9 8 (15.09%) Extranet
9 8 (15.09%) Intranet
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (7.55%) BGP
11 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
11 4 (7.55%) OSPF
11 4 (7.55%) SAN
12 3 (5.66%) LAN
12 3 (5.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Informix
2 3 (5.66%) MongoDB
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) QlikView
4 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.32%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.66%) JIRA
2 3 (5.66%) Travis CI
3 2 (3.77%) Hudson
3 2 (3.77%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Gitweb
4 1 (1.89%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 17 (32.08%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Law
3 6 (11.32%) Games
4 4 (7.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (20.75%) Administrator
2 10 (18.87%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Automation Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Ruby Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Ruby Developer
6 2 (3.77%) Consultant
6 2 (3.77%) Design Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
1 3 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (5.66%) React
2 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.89%) HTML
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
3 1 (1.89%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.08%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.66%) IBM XIV
4 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.89%) DataPower
5 1 (1.89%) e-Health
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.74%) Windows
2 14 (26.42%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Unix
2 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
3 7 (13.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.89%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Load Balancing
2 10 (18.87%) Server Building
3 5 (9.43%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.66%) BDD
5 3 (5.66%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL
5 3 (5.66%) Open Source
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
5 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.66%) TDD
6 2 (3.77%) Change Control
6 2 (3.77%) Change Management
6 2 (3.77%) High Availability
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.77%) Migration
6 2 (3.77%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.43%) Bash Shell
2 5 (9.43%) Perl
2 5 (9.43%) Ruby
3 3 (5.66%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.66%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) PHP
4 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.77%) SQL
5 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.89%) Lisp
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) CCNP
1 8 (15.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.55%) CCIE
3 3 (5.66%) CCNA
3 3 (5.66%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) CCDP
4 2 (3.77%) CCSP
4 2 (3.77%) CISSP
4 2 (3.77%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.89%) CCDE
System Software
1 9 (16.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (15.09%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) ACF2
4 1 (1.89%) Docker
4 1 (1.89%) KVM
4 1 (1.89%) NFS
4 1 (1.89%) RACF
4 1 (1.89%) Squid
4 1 (1.89%) vCloud
4 1 (1.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.89%) Xen
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (13.21%) Nagios
2 7 (13.21%) Puppet
3 6 (11.32%) Opsview
4 5 (9.43%) Graphite
4 5 (9.43%) Salt
5 4 (7.55%) Cacti
6 3 (5.66%) Grafana
7 2 (3.77%) Ansible
7 2 (3.77%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.77%) OPNET
7 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (1.89%) Graylog
8 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.89%) Icinga
8 1 (1.89%) OpenView
8 1 (1.89%) StatsD
8 1 (1.89%) zSecure
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Cisco
2 14 (26.42%) VMware
3 9 (16.98%) Red Hat
4 8 (15.09%) HP
5 7 (13.21%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.21%) IBM
6 6 (11.32%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) EMC
7 5 (9.43%) Palo Alto
8 4 (7.55%) Juniper
8 4 (7.55%) Oracle
9 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
10 2 (3.77%) Akamai
10 2 (3.77%) BMC
10 2 (3.77%) CA
10 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.77%) Motorola
10 2 (3.77%) Qualys
10 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
10 2 (3.77%) TippingPoint