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 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 95 114 106
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs citing F5 50 30 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.77% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 4.57% 2.44% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 17
Median daily rate £400 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.60%
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
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
1095 1228 1047
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.71% 43.30% 41.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 735 775 655
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 70
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £12.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.24 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £25.00
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 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 May 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 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
West Yorkshire +9 30 £443 +26.42% 9
South Yorkshire +10 17 £350 +21.73% 1
North Yorkshire +8 2 - -
F5
England

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

1 86 (74.78%) Cisco
2 58 (50.43%) Firewall
3 54 (46.96%) CheckPoint
4 43 (37.39%) Load Balancing
5 41 (35.65%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (26.96%) Network Security
8 30 (26.09%) Internet
9 29 (25.22%) CCNP
10 28 (24.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
12 22 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 21 (18.26%) Blue Coat
14 20 (17.39%) Windows
15 19 (16.52%) CCNA
15 19 (16.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 18 (15.65%) CCSA
16 18 (15.65%) Finance
17 16 (13.91%) Check Point Certification
17 16 (13.91%) Linux
18 15 (13.04%) Unix
18 15 (13.04%) VMware
18 15 (13.04%) BIG-IP
19 14 (12.17%) PowerShell
19 14 (12.17%) DNS
19 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
20 13 (11.30%) HP
20 13 (11.30%) DMZ
20 13 (11.30%) CCSE
21 11 (9.57%) SSL

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 11 (9.57%) IIS
2 4 (3.48%) Node.js
3 2 (1.74%) Apache
3 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.87%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.87%) nginx
4 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (50.43%) Firewall
2 41 (35.65%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (26.96%) Network Security
4 30 (26.09%) Internet
5 28 (24.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 22 (19.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (16.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 15 (13.04%) BIG-IP
9 14 (12.17%) DNS
10 13 (11.30%) DMZ
11 11 (9.57%) BGP
11 11 (9.57%) EIGRP
11 11 (9.57%) SSL
11 11 (9.57%) TCP/IP
12 10 (8.70%) LAN
12 10 (8.70%) OSPF
13 9 (7.83%) HTTP
13 9 (7.83%) MPLS
14 8 (6.96%) Extranet
14 8 (6.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) MySQL
2 3 (2.61%) Informix
2 3 (2.61%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.74%) Redis
4 1 (0.87%) Big Data
4 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.87%) QlikView
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (5.22%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.61%) JIRA
2 3 (2.61%) Travis CI
3 2 (1.74%) Hudson
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Gitweb
4 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Banking
3 7 (6.09%) Games
3 7 (6.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (18.26%) Security Engineer
4 19 (16.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 18 (15.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (9.57%) Administrator
7 8 (6.96%) Technical Specialist
8 6 (5.22%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Network Support
8 6 (5.22%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (4.35%) Architect
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support
9 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
9 5 (4.35%) Tester
10 4 (3.48%) Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
1 3 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (2.61%) React
2 2 (1.74%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.87%) HTML
3 1 (0.87%) LAMP
3 1 (0.87%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.87%) Middleware
3 1 (0.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.35%) e-Health
3 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
4 3 (2.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.61%) IBM XIV
5 2 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.74%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.74%) PKI
6 1 (0.87%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.87%) DataPower
6 1 (0.87%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Replication
6 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.39%) Windows
2 16 (13.91%) Linux
3 15 (13.04%) Unix
4 14 (12.17%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.74%) CentOS
7 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Load Balancing
2 10 (8.70%) Server Building
3 7 (6.09%) Functional Testing
4 6 (5.22%) Network Design
5 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.48%) Change Control
6 4 (3.48%) Migration
7 3 (2.61%) BDD
7 3 (2.61%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (2.61%) ITIL
7 3 (2.61%) Open Source
7 3 (2.61%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (2.61%) Project Management
7 3 (2.61%) Security Patching
7 3 (2.61%) Software Engineering
7 3 (2.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (2.61%) TDD
8 2 (1.74%) High Availability
8 2 (1.74%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.17%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.35%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.35%) Perl
2 5 (4.35%) Ruby
3 3 (2.61%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.61%) Python
4 2 (1.74%) PHP
4 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.74%) SQL
5 1 (0.87%) Bourne shell
5 1 (0.87%) Lisp
5 1 (0.87%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (27.83%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (25.22%) CCNP
3 19 (16.52%) CCNA
4 18 (15.65%) CCSA
5 16 (13.91%) Check Point Certification
6 13 (11.30%) CCSE
7 7 (6.09%) CCDP
8 5 (4.35%) CCDA
8 5 (4.35%) CCIE
8 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
9 4 (3.48%) Degree
10 2 (1.74%) CCSP
10 2 (1.74%) CISSP
10 2 (1.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.87%) CCDE
11 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.96%) Firmware
3 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) ProxySG
3 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 1 (0.87%) ACF2
4 1 (0.87%) Docker
4 1 (0.87%) KVM
4 1 (0.87%) NFS
4 1 (0.87%) RACF
4 1 (0.87%) Squid
4 1 (0.87%) vCloud
4 1 (0.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.87%) Xen
4 1 (0.87%) XenApp
4 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.09%) Nagios
2 7 (6.09%) Puppet
3 6 (5.22%) Opsview
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (4.35%) Graphite
4 5 (4.35%) OpenView
4 5 (4.35%) Salt
5 4 (3.48%) Cacti
6 3 (2.61%) Grafana
7 2 (1.74%) Ansible
7 2 (1.74%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.74%) OPNET
7 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.87%) Graylog
8 1 (0.87%) Icinga
8 1 (0.87%) QRadar
8 1 (0.87%) SCCM
8 1 (0.87%) Terraform
8 1 (0.87%) zSecure
Vendors
1 86 (74.78%) Cisco
2 54 (46.96%) CheckPoint
3 21 (18.26%) Blue Coat
4 15 (13.04%) VMware
5 13 (11.30%) HP
6 10 (8.70%) Red Hat
7 9 (7.83%) Juniper
8 7 (6.09%) IBM
9 6 (5.22%) NetApp
10 5 (4.35%) EMC
10 5 (4.35%) NetQoS
10 5 (4.35%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.48%) Cramer
11 4 (3.48%) Oracle
11 4 (3.48%) Riverbed
12 3 (2.61%) Dell
12 3 (2.61%) Microsoft
13 2 (1.74%) BMC
13 2 (1.74%) CA
13 2 (1.74%) Veritas