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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / Yorkshire
Rank 100 78 79
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +1
Contract jobs citing F5 28 62 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.28% 2.18% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.35% 5.41% 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 37 43
Median daily rate £425 £375 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £453 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
837 1147 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 38.29% 40.29% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 729 644
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 54 49
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.81 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +6.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +4 11 £450 +12.50% 3
South Yorkshire -19 9 £425 +37.09% 2
North Yorkshire +8 6 £375 +36.36%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 88 (91.67%) Cisco
2 69 (71.88%) Firewall
3 46 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (40.63%) CheckPoint
5 30 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (29.17%) Brocade
8 23 (23.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 22 (22.92%) VPN
9 22 (22.92%) Finance
9 22 (22.92%) Migration
10 21 (21.88%) CCNP
10 21 (21.88%) Load Balancing
11 20 (20.83%) IPsec
11 20 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 19 (19.79%) Palo Alto
13 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
14 16 (16.67%) Unix
15 15 (15.63%) CCNA
15 15 (15.63%) VLAN
16 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
16 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
17 13 (13.54%) VMware
17 13 (13.54%) DNS
17 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
18 12 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
18 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
19 11 (11.46%) Wireless
19 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
19 11 (11.46%) WAN

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 1 (1.04%) Apache
1 1 (1.04%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (1.04%) Confluence
1 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
1 1 (1.04%) nginx
1 1 (1.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (10.42%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Akamai
2 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (71.88%) Firewall
2 46 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (31.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (23.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 22 (22.92%) VPN
6 20 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 20 (20.83%) IPsec
7 15 (15.63%) VLAN
8 13 (13.54%) DNS
9 12 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (11.46%) Internet
10 11 (11.46%) TCP/IP
10 11 (11.46%) WAN
10 11 (11.46%) Wireless
11 10 (10.42%) FCoE
11 10 (10.42%) NetScaler
12 9 (9.38%) BGP
12 9 (9.38%) LAN
12 9 (9.38%) NX-OS
12 9 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
1 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.04%) Gitweb
1 1 (1.04%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.04%) JIRA
1 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Law
5 2 (2.08%) Electronics
5 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (48.96%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (15.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (10.42%) Team Leader
6 9 (9.38%) Consultant
7 8 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
8 7 (7.29%) Administrator
8 7 (7.29%) Lead Network Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Network Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) Designer
9 5 (5.21%) Network Designer
10 4 (4.17%) Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Network Analyst
10 4 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (4.17%) Security Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Cisco Administrator
11 3 (3.13%) Information Security Specialist
11 3 (3.13%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 3 (3.13%) Velocity
2 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
2 1 (1.04%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (1.04%) Node.js
2 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.04%) React
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (9.38%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.04%) DataPower
4 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Unix
2 4 (4.17%) Windows
3 2 (2.08%) CatOS
4 1 (1.04%) CentOS
4 1 (1.04%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (22.92%) Migration
2 21 (21.88%) Load Balancing
3 11 (11.46%) Network Design
4 10 (10.42%) High Availability
5 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.33%) ITIL
7 6 (6.25%) Performance Management
8 5 (5.21%) Facilities Management
9 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 4 (4.17%) Network Management
10 3 (3.13%) Change Management
10 3 (3.13%) Information Security
10 3 (3.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 3 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 3 (3.13%) People Management
10 3 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 3 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (3.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 2 (2.08%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) Perl
1 2 (2.08%) Python
1 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.04%) Java
2 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.88%) CCNP
3 15 (15.63%) CCNA
4 13 (13.54%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.33%) CCIE
7 3 (3.13%) CCSE
7 3 (3.13%) CCSP
7 3 (3.13%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Firmware
1 5 (5.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (1.04%) NFS
3 1 (1.04%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.04%) Squid
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) OpenView
2 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.13%) Nexpose
3 1 (1.04%) Ansible
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.04%) Grafana
3 1 (1.04%) Graphite
3 1 (1.04%) Graylog
3 1 (1.04%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.04%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (1.04%) Icinga
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) OPNET
3 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.04%) StatsD
3 1 (1.04%) Terraform
Vendors
1 88 (91.67%) Cisco
2 39 (40.63%) CheckPoint
3 28 (29.17%) Brocade
4 19 (19.79%) Palo Alto
5 14 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 13 (13.54%) VMware
7 12 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.38%) Infoblox
8 9 (9.38%) Juniper
9 8 (8.33%) Sourcefire
10 7 (7.29%) HP
11 5 (5.21%) Nokia
11 5 (5.21%) TippingPoint
12 4 (4.17%) ArcSight
12 4 (4.17%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (4.17%) Intel Security
12 4 (4.17%) LogRhythm
13 3 (3.13%) FireEye
13 3 (3.13%) GFI Software
13 3 (3.13%) Rapid7
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