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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / Yorkshire
Rank 70 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Contract jobs citing F5 51 57 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.34% 2.04% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 5.34% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 37 34
Median daily rate £375 £350 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £273 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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
884 1068 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 40.59% 38.25% 40.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 629 635
Median daily rate £375 £395 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 58 44
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £45.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +25 33 £363 -9.37% 6
South Yorkshire -20 16 £175 -39.65%
North Yorkshire +9 7 £425 +46.55%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 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.

1 100 (91.74%) Cisco
2 76 (69.72%) Firewall
3 48 (44.04%) Cisco ASA
4 39 (35.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 39 (35.78%) CheckPoint
5 34 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (24.77%) CCNP
6 27 (24.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 25 (22.94%) Finance
8 22 (20.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 22 (20.18%) Brocade
9 21 (19.27%) VPN
9 21 (19.27%) Palo Alto
10 20 (18.35%) Migration
11 19 (17.43%) Unix
11 19 (17.43%) Load Balancing
11 19 (17.43%) Data Centre
12 18 (16.51%) IPsec
13 17 (15.60%) CCNA
14 16 (14.68%) Internet
14 16 (14.68%) Blue Coat
15 15 (13.76%) BGP
15 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
15 15 (13.76%) VLAN
16 13 (11.93%) Network Design
16 13 (11.93%) High Availability
16 13 (11.93%) SSL
17 12 (11.01%) VMware
17 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
17 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared

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 (0.92%) Apache
1 1 (0.92%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (0.92%) Confluence
1 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.92%) nginx
1 1 (0.92%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.17%) MS Office
2 3 (2.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Akamai
2 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 76 (69.72%) Firewall
2 48 (44.04%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (35.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (24.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 22 (20.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 21 (19.27%) VPN
7 18 (16.51%) IPsec
8 16 (14.68%) Internet
9 15 (13.76%) BGP
9 15 (13.76%) TCP/IP
9 15 (13.76%) VLAN
10 13 (11.93%) SSL
11 11 (10.09%) BIG-IP
12 10 (9.17%) DNS
12 10 (9.17%) EIGRP
12 10 (9.17%) FCoE
12 10 (9.17%) HTTP
12 10 (9.17%) NetScaler
12 10 (9.17%) Wireless
13 9 (8.26%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.67%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.75%) Couchbase
2 3 (2.75%) Informix
2 3 (2.75%) MySQL
2 3 (2.75%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Gitweb
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
2 1 (0.92%) Travis CI
2 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (22.94%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Law
5 3 (2.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Games
7 1 (0.92%) International Banking
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 16 (14.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (14.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (9.17%) Team Leader
5 9 (8.26%) Administrator
6 8 (7.34%) Network Team Leader
7 7 (6.42%) Lead Network Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Architect
8 6 (5.50%) Designer
8 6 (5.50%) Network Designer
9 5 (4.59%) Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Firewall Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.59%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.67%) Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Information Security Specialist
10 4 (3.67%) Information Specialist
10 4 (3.67%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.67%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) 802.1X
1 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.75%) Dropwizard
2 3 (2.75%) REST
2 3 (2.75%) Velocity
2 3 (2.75%) Web Services
2 3 (2.75%) XML
3 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.83%) Node.js
3 2 (1.83%) React
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
4 1 (0.92%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.43%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 9 (8.26%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (2.75%) Clustering
3 3 (2.75%) RIA
4 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.83%) DataPower
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.43%) Unix
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) Windows
4 3 (2.75%) CentOS
5 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) VMS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.35%) Migration
2 19 (17.43%) Load Balancing
3 13 (11.93%) High Availability
3 13 (11.93%) Network Design
4 8 (7.34%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (5.50%) ITIL
5 6 (5.50%) Performance Management
6 5 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.59%) Facilities Management
7 4 (3.67%) Change Control
7 4 (3.67%) DevOps
7 4 (3.67%) Information Security
7 4 (3.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (3.67%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (3.67%) Network Management
7 4 (3.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (3.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.59%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.67%) Java
3 2 (1.83%) Perl
3 2 (1.83%) Python
3 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.92%) PHP
4 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.92%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (31.19%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (24.77%) CCNP
3 17 (15.60%) CCNA
4 12 (11.01%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.26%) CCIE
6 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.75%) CCSE
7 3 (2.75%) CCSP
7 3 (2.75%) JNCIP
8 2 (1.83%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.92%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (7.34%) Firmware
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) NFS
3 1 (0.92%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (0.92%) ProxySG
3 1 (0.92%) Squid
3 1 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Nexpose
1 4 (3.67%) OpenView
1 4 (3.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.83%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (1.83%) OPNET
3 1 (0.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.92%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.92%) Grafana
3 1 (0.92%) Graphite
3 1 (0.92%) Graylog
3 1 (0.92%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.92%) Icinga
3 1 (0.92%) Nagios
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) StatsD
3 1 (0.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 100 (91.74%) Cisco
2 39 (35.78%) CheckPoint
3 22 (20.18%) Brocade
4 21 (19.27%) Palo Alto
5 16 (14.68%) Blue Coat
6 12 (11.01%) VMware
7 11 (10.09%) HP
7 11 (10.09%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.26%) Juniper
9 8 (7.34%) Sourcefire
9 8 (7.34%) TippingPoint
10 5 (4.59%) ArcSight
10 5 (4.59%) Intel Security
10 5 (4.59%) LogRhythm
10 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
11 4 (3.67%) FireEye
11 4 (3.67%) GFI Software
11 4 (3.67%) Rapid7
11 4 (3.67%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.67%) Symantec