The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 88 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -2
Contract jobs citing F5 56 31 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.90% 0.98% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.99% 2.26% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 7
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 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
F5
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1122 1369 1026
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.01% 43.25% 43.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 855 568
Median daily rate £388 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 79 65
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.00 £9.00
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 Yorkshire

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

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

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

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire +13 33 £400 - 4
South Yorkshire 0 13 £400 +40.35%
North Yorkshire - 10 £425 -
F5
England

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

1 78 (73.58%) Cisco
2 64 (60.38%) Firewall
3 38 (35.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 31 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
4 31 (29.25%) Internet
5 30 (28.30%) Load Balancing
6 28 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (25.47%) Finance
7 27 (25.47%) Data Centre
8 25 (23.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
9 24 (22.64%) Windows
10 23 (21.70%) Linux
11 22 (20.75%) CCNP
12 21 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
13 20 (18.87%) Unix
13 20 (18.87%) TCP/IP
14 19 (17.92%) CCNA
15 18 (16.98%) BIG-IP
15 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
16 17 (16.04%) DNS
16 17 (16.04%) SSL
16 17 (16.04%) DMZ
16 17 (16.04%) VMware
17 16 (15.09%) HTTP
18 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
18 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (14.15%) Network Security
19 14 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development

F5
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (9.43%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) Apache
2 6 (5.66%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.72%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.72%) Confluence
3 5 (4.72%) GlassFish
3 5 (4.72%) nginx
3 5 (4.72%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.72%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.94%) IaaS
2 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (60.38%) Firewall
2 38 (35.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 31 (29.25%) Internet
4 28 (26.42%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (23.58%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 21 (19.81%) Cisco ASA
7 20 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 18 (16.98%) BIG-IP
9 17 (16.04%) DMZ
9 17 (16.04%) DNS
9 17 (16.04%) SSL
10 16 (15.09%) HTTP
11 15 (14.15%) Network Security
12 12 (11.32%) Extranet
12 12 (11.32%) Intranet
13 11 (10.38%) BGP
14 8 (7.55%) EIGRP
14 8 (7.55%) Ethernet
15 7 (6.60%) OSPF
16 6 (5.66%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) MongoDB
2 5 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (4.72%) Redis
3 4 (3.77%) MySQL
4 3 (2.83%) Couchbase
4 3 (2.83%) Informix
4 3 (2.83%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.94%) Big Data
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.94%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Git (software)
1 11 (10.38%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.66%) JIRA
3 5 (4.72%) Gitweb
3 5 (4.72%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.94%) Hudson
4 1 (0.94%) Subversion
General
1 27 (25.47%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
2 10 (9.43%) Law
3 5 (4.72%) Games
4 3 (2.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) International Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (11.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (10.38%) Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) Security Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.60%) Architect
7 7 (6.60%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Junior
9 5 (4.72%) Automation Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Junior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Network Specialist
9 5 (4.72%) Ruby Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Ruby Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.77%) Data Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Node.js
2 9 (8.49%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (4.72%) AngularJS
3 5 (4.72%) LAPP Stack
3 5 (4.72%) React
4 4 (3.77%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.77%) Web Services
4 4 (3.77%) XML
5 3 (2.83%) Dropwizard
5 3 (2.83%) REST
6 1 (0.94%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.94%) HTML
6 1 (0.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.72%) Clustering
3 3 (2.83%) DataPower
3 3 (2.83%) RIA
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.89%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.89%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.94%) CLARiiON
5 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.94%) IBM XIV
5 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.64%) Windows
2 23 (21.70%) Linux
3 20 (18.87%) Unix
4 10 (9.43%) Windows Server
5 8 (7.55%) CentOS
6 7 (6.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.94%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Load Balancing
2 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (8.49%) DevOps
3 9 (8.49%) Server Building
4 8 (7.55%) Network Design
5 7 (6.60%) Migration
6 6 (5.66%) Change Control
6 6 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (4.72%) BDD
7 5 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.72%) Kanban
7 5 (4.72%) Open Source
7 5 (4.72%) Scrum
7 5 (4.72%) Security Patching
7 5 (4.72%) TDD
8 4 (3.77%) High Availability
8 4 (3.77%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.77%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.77%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (3.77%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.98%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (5.66%) PHP
4 5 (4.72%) Ruby
5 4 (3.77%) Bash Shell
5 4 (3.77%) Perl
6 3 (2.83%) Java
7 1 (0.94%) Lisp
7 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (29.25%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.75%) CCNP
3 19 (17.92%) CCNA
4 5 (4.72%) CCDP
4 5 (4.72%) CCIE
5 4 (3.77%) CCSA
6 3 (2.83%) CCDA
6 3 (2.83%) CCSE
6 3 (2.83%) Check Point Certification
6 3 (2.83%) Degree
6 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.94%) CCDE
7 1 (0.94%) CCSP
7 1 (0.94%) CISSP
7 1 (0.94%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (14.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (11.32%) Firmware
3 5 (4.72%) NFS
3 5 (4.72%) Squid
4 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.94%) ACF2
5 1 (0.94%) Docker
5 1 (0.94%) RACF
5 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (5.66%) Ansible
2 6 (5.66%) Graphite
2 6 (5.66%) Nagios
2 6 (5.66%) Puppet
3 5 (4.72%) Grafana
3 5 (4.72%) Graylog
3 5 (4.72%) HAProxy
3 5 (4.72%) Icinga
3 5 (4.72%) StatsD
3 5 (4.72%) Terraform
4 4 (3.77%) Nexpose
4 4 (3.77%) OPNET
5 3 (2.83%) HP UCMDB
6 2 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.94%) Cacti
7 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.94%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.94%) Salt
7 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 78 (73.58%) Cisco
2 24 (22.64%) CheckPoint
3 17 (16.04%) VMware
4 15 (14.15%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.43%) Blue Coat
5 10 (9.43%) HP
5 10 (9.43%) Juniper
5 10 (9.43%) TippingPoint
6 9 (8.49%) Palo Alto
7 7 (6.60%) IBM
8 6 (5.66%) EMC
8 6 (5.66%) NetApp
8 6 (5.66%) Oracle
8 6 (5.66%) Riverbed
9 5 (4.72%) New Relic
9 5 (4.72%) Symantec
10 4 (3.77%) BMC
10 4 (3.77%) Intel Security
10 4 (3.77%) Motorola
10 4 (3.77%) Rapid7