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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 66 103 89
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -14
Contract jobs citing F5 40 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.56% 0.74% 0.90%
As % of the Vendors category 5.91% 1.98% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Median daily rate £375 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £425 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -1.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
677 808 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 43.37% 37.48% 37.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 452 384
Median daily rate £406 £386 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +17.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 47 21
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% +22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.75 £9.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.88 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +26 30 £350 -12.50% 1
Bradford - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £475 -
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 57 (77.03%) Cisco
2 50 (67.57%) Firewall
3 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 23 (31.08%) Palo Alto
4 19 (25.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 19 (25.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (24.32%) VMware
6 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
6 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
7 16 (21.62%) CheckPoint
7 16 (21.62%) VPN
7 16 (21.62%) IPsec
8 15 (20.27%) VLAN
9 14 (18.92%) Unix
9 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
10 13 (17.57%) DNS
10 13 (17.57%) CCNP
11 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
11 12 (16.22%) Linux
11 12 (16.22%) BIG-IP
11 12 (16.22%) Migration
11 12 (16.22%) Finance
11 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (13.51%) SSL
12 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
12 10 (13.51%) Internet
12 10 (13.51%) BGP
13 9 (12.16%) Intranet
13 9 (12.16%) Firmware

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 5 (6.76%) Apache
1 5 (6.76%) Cloud Foundry
1 5 (6.76%) Confluence
1 5 (6.76%) GlassFish
1 5 (6.76%) nginx
1 5 (6.76%) OpenStack
1 5 (6.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (9.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (67.57%) Firewall
2 23 (31.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 19 (25.68%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (25.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 19 (25.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (21.62%) IPsec
4 16 (21.62%) VPN
5 15 (20.27%) VLAN
6 13 (17.57%) DNS
7 12 (16.22%) BIG-IP
7 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (13.51%) BGP
8 10 (13.51%) Internet
8 10 (13.51%) SSL
9 9 (12.16%) Intranet
10 8 (10.81%) Extranet
10 8 (10.81%) HTTP
11 7 (9.46%) EIGRP
11 7 (9.46%) MPLS
11 7 (9.46%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
1 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (6.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.76%) Gitweb
2 5 (6.76%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Travis CI
General
1 12 (16.22%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Banking
2 7 (9.46%) Law
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) International Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (37.84%) Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 10 (13.51%) Team Leader
3 8 (10.81%) Network Team Leader
4 7 (9.46%) Administrator
4 7 (9.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Lead Network Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Designer
5 6 (8.11%) Network Designer
5 6 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) IP Specialist
8 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.70%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) Node.js
2 5 (6.76%) LAPP Stack
2 5 (6.76%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (4.05%) AngularJS
3 3 (4.05%) React
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.11%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) DataPower
5 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Unix
2 12 (16.22%) Linux
3 8 (10.81%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) CentOS
5 5 (6.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.35%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Load Balancing
2 12 (16.22%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.81%) DevOps
3 8 (10.81%) High Availability
3 8 (10.81%) Network Design
3 8 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (8.11%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.76%) Kanban
5 5 (6.76%) Scrum
5 5 (6.76%) Security Patching
6 4 (5.41%) ITIL
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
6 4 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (4.05%) Change Management
7 3 (4.05%) People Management
7 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.05%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.46%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.76%) Perl
2 5 (6.76%) PHP
3 3 (4.05%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.70%) Python
4 2 (2.70%) Ruby
4 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (22.97%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (17.57%) CCNP
3 8 (10.81%) CCNA
4 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
5 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.05%) CCIE
6 3 (4.05%) CCSE
6 3 (4.05%) CCSP
6 3 (4.05%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.16%) Firmware
3 5 (6.76%) NFS
3 5 (6.76%) Squid
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.35%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (1.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (6.76%) Ansible
2 5 (6.76%) Grafana
2 5 (6.76%) Graphite
2 5 (6.76%) Graylog
2 5 (6.76%) HAProxy
2 5 (6.76%) Icinga
2 5 (6.76%) Nagios
2 5 (6.76%) StatsD
2 5 (6.76%) Terraform
3 2 (2.70%) HP UCMDB
3 2 (2.70%) OPNET
3 2 (2.70%) Puppet
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.35%) OpenView
Vendors
1 57 (77.03%) Cisco
2 23 (31.08%) Palo Alto
3 18 (24.32%) VMware
4 16 (21.62%) CheckPoint
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.16%) Akamai
7 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 7 (9.46%) Brocade
9 5 (6.76%) HP
9 5 (6.76%) Juniper
9 5 (6.76%) New Relic
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle
10 4 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (5.41%) TippingPoint
11 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
11 3 (4.05%) Nortel
11 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.70%) Avaya
12 2 (2.70%) EMC
12 2 (2.70%) IBM