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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 95 96 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing F5 28 21 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.04% 0.056%
As % of the Vendors category 3.85% 2.42% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 0
Average daily rate £400 £360 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £401
% change year-on-year
-1.93% -3.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £51.67 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-24.51% +65.40%
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
728 869 711
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.53% 43.17% 40.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 534 459
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 35
Average hourly rate £12.10 £16.72 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.63% +45.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £11.48 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £17.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -5 12 £400 +8.10% 3
Halifax +7 6 £443 +2.90%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 27 (52.94%) Cisco
3 22 (43.14%) Internet
3 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
4 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 17 (33.33%) Windows
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
7 15 (29.41%) Linux
8 14 (27.45%) VMware
8 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
9 13 (25.49%) Unix
10 12 (23.53%) DNS
10 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
10 12 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
11 11 (21.57%) DMZ
11 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
12 10 (19.61%) IIS
12 10 (19.61%) Server Building
12 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
13 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (17.65%) Perl
13 9 (17.65%) MySQL
13 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
13 9 (17.65%) HP
14 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification

F5
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (19.61%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (62.75%) Firewall
2 22 (43.14%) Internet
3 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (23.53%) DNS
4 12 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
5 11 (21.57%) DMZ
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
7 8 (15.69%) SAN
8 7 (13.73%) Cisco Nexus
8 7 (13.73%) OSPF
8 7 (13.73%) SSL
9 6 (11.76%) Extranet
9 6 (11.76%) HTTP
9 6 (11.76%) Intranet
9 6 (11.76%) LAN
9 6 (11.76%) VPN
10 5 (9.80%) BGP
10 5 (9.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) Informix
3 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.92%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.92%) Redis
4 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.96%) Big Data
5 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.96%) QlikView
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 3 (5.88%) Hudson
1 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Subversion
2 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Games
2 7 (13.73%) Law
3 4 (7.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Technical Specialist
4 4 (7.84%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Architect
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Consultant
6 2 (3.92%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) ActiveMQ
1 3 (5.88%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.88%) IBM XIV
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.88%) PKI
4 2 (3.92%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.96%) DataPower
5 1 (1.96%) e-Health
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (29.41%) Linux
3 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
4 13 (25.49%) Unix
5 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Load Balancing
2 10 (19.61%) Server Building
3 4 (7.84%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (5.88%) Change Control
4 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL
4 3 (5.88%) Migration
4 3 (5.88%) Network Design
4 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.88%) Security Patching
4 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (5.88%) Web Operations
5 2 (3.92%) Build Automation
5 2 (3.92%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.92%) Change Management
5 2 (3.92%) High Availability
5 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.92%) Project Management
5 2 (3.92%) SIEM
5 2 (3.92%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.57%) PowerShell
2 9 (17.65%) Bash Shell
2 9 (17.65%) Perl
3 6 (11.76%) Python
4 3 (5.88%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
6 1 (1.96%) Bourne shell
6 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) CCNP
1 8 (15.69%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) CCIE
3 3 (5.88%) CCDP
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) CCSP
4 2 (3.92%) CISSP
4 2 (3.92%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.96%) CCDE
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (11.76%) Firmware
3 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) KVM
3 3 (5.88%) Xen
4 2 (3.92%) vCloud
4 2 (3.92%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) ACF2
5 1 (1.96%) Docker
5 1 (1.96%) RACF
5 1 (1.96%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
5 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (15.69%) Nagios
2 8 (15.69%) Opsview
3 7 (13.73%) Puppet
4 6 (11.76%) Salt
5 5 (9.80%) Cacti
5 5 (9.80%) Graphite
6 3 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (3.92%) Grafana
8 1 (1.96%) Ansible
8 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (1.96%) OpenView
8 1 (1.96%) OPNET
8 1 (1.96%) SCCM
8 1 (1.96%) zSecure
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco
2 14 (27.45%) VMware
3 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
4 9 (17.65%) HP
5 7 (13.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (13.73%) IBM
6 6 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.84%) Juniper
7 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
7 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle
8 3 (5.88%) Qualys
8 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.88%) Veritas
9 2 (3.92%) Akamai
9 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.92%) CA
9 2 (3.92%) EMC
9 2 (3.92%) Meraki