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 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 89 102 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing F5 33 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.63% 0.88% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.78% 2.11% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 6
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
691 947 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.22% 41.75% 43.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 586 396
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 48 37
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.60 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +29.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.17 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £37.04 £50.00
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 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 August 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 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
Leeds +10 25 £375 -6.25% 2
Halifax +6 5 £475 +11.11% 1
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 41 (65.08%) Firewall
2 38 (60.32%) Cisco
3 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
4 23 (36.51%) Internet
5 21 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 20 (31.75%) Windows
6 20 (31.75%) Finance
7 19 (30.16%) Linux
8 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
9 17 (26.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (26.98%) DNS
10 16 (25.40%) Unix
10 16 (25.40%) VMware
10 16 (25.40%) BIG-IP
11 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
11 15 (23.81%) DMZ
11 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (20.63%) HTTP
13 13 (20.63%) SSL
14 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
14 12 (19.05%) Firmware
14 12 (19.05%) Extranet
14 12 (19.05%) Intranet
15 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
16 10 (15.87%) Node.js

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 10 (15.87%) IIS
2 6 (9.52%) Apache
2 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (7.94%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (7.94%) Confluence
3 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.94%) nginx
3 5 (7.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (65.08%) Firewall
2 23 (36.51%) Internet
3 21 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 17 (26.98%) DNS
4 17 (26.98%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 16 (25.40%) BIG-IP
6 15 (23.81%) DMZ
6 15 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 13 (20.63%) HTTP
7 13 (20.63%) SSL
8 12 (19.05%) Extranet
8 12 (19.05%) Intranet
9 10 (15.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 9 (14.29%) BGP
11 7 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (9.52%) EIGRP
12 6 (9.52%) WLAN
13 5 (7.94%) OSPF
14 4 (6.35%) MPLS
15 3 (4.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (7.94%) Redis
3 1 (1.59%) Big Data
3 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.59%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Git (software)
1 11 (17.46%) Jenkins
2 6 (9.52%) JIRA
3 5 (7.94%) Gitweb
3 5 (7.94%) Travis CI
4 1 (1.59%) Hudson
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 20 (31.75%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Law
3 8 (12.70%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Games
5 1 (1.59%) International Banking
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Network Engineer
2 11 (17.46%) Administrator
3 8 (12.70%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Automation Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Ruby Developer
5 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (6.35%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) IP Specialist
7 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco Design Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Cisco Expert
8 2 (3.17%) Senior Cisco Expert
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) Node.js
2 6 (9.52%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
3 5 (7.94%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (7.94%) React
4 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (1.59%) HTML
4 1 (1.59%) LAMP
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
4 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.76%) DataPower
3 2 (3.17%) Clustering
3 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.17%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.59%) IBM XIV
4 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (31.75%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Unix
4 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.11%) CentOS
6 6 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.59%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Load Balancing
2 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (14.29%) Server Building
4 8 (12.70%) DevOps
5 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.52%) Network Design
6 5 (7.94%) BDD
6 5 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.94%) Kanban
6 5 (7.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.94%) Open Source
6 5 (7.94%) Scrum
6 5 (7.94%) Security Patching
6 5 (7.94%) TDD
7 4 (6.35%) Quality Management
7 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.17%) Project Management
10 1 (1.59%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) PHP
3 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.94%) Ruby
4 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.35%) Perl
5 1 (1.59%) Lisp
5 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (14.29%) CCNP
3 6 (9.52%) CCNA
4 2 (3.17%) CCDP
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE
5 1 (1.59%) CCDE
5 1 (1.59%) CCSP
5 1 (1.59%) CISSP
5 1 (1.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.59%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.05%) Firmware
3 5 (7.94%) NFS
3 5 (7.94%) Squid
4 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.59%) ACF2
5 1 (1.59%) Docker
5 1 (1.59%) RACF
5 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (9.52%) Ansible
2 6 (9.52%) Graphite
2 6 (9.52%) Nagios
2 6 (9.52%) Puppet
3 5 (7.94%) Grafana
3 5 (7.94%) Graylog
3 5 (7.94%) HAProxy
3 5 (7.94%) Icinga
3 5 (7.94%) StatsD
3 5 (7.94%) Terraform
4 4 (6.35%) OPNET
5 3 (4.76%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.59%) Cacti
7 1 (1.59%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.59%) Opsview
7 1 (1.59%) Salt
7 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.59%) zSecure
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) Cisco
2 16 (25.40%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
4 8 (12.70%) Palo Alto
5 7 (11.11%) HP
5 7 (11.11%) IBM
6 6 (9.52%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.52%) EMC
6 6 (9.52%) NetApp
6 6 (9.52%) Oracle
6 6 (9.52%) TippingPoint
7 5 (7.94%) New Relic
8 4 (6.35%) BMC
8 4 (6.35%) Motorola
9 3 (4.76%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.76%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.76%) Splunk
10 2 (3.17%) Juniper
11 1 (1.59%) CA
11 1 (1.59%) Dell