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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 9 February 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.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 76 81 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +36
Contract jobs citing F5 62 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.13% 1.76% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 5.38% 4.29% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 39 6
Average daily rate £350 £401 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.60% +23.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £343 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £401 £333
% change year-on-year
-6.36% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £50.00 £95.00
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -47.36%
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
1153 1048 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 39.53% 41.02% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 723 658 517
Average daily rate £395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 48 46
Average hourly rate £14.75 £13.00 £12.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £17.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Yorkshire +17 32 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire +6 24 £400 +2.23% 8
North Yorkshire -19 5 £275 -31.33% 3
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 78 (85.71%) Cisco
2 59 (64.84%) CheckPoint
3 44 (48.35%) Firewall
4 42 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
5 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 34 (37.36%) CCNP
7 28 (30.77%) BGP
8 25 (27.47%) Network Security
9 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
10 22 (24.18%) MPLS
11 21 (23.08%) Linux
11 21 (23.08%) Data Centre
12 19 (20.88%) Blue Coat
13 17 (18.68%) OSPF
13 17 (18.68%) LAN
14 16 (17.58%) Red Hat
15 15 (16.48%) Internet
16 14 (15.38%) EIGRP
16 14 (15.38%) WAN
16 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 13 (14.29%) HP
17 13 (14.29%) CCNA
17 13 (14.29%) DNS
17 13 (14.29%) VMware
18 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (10.99%) Migration
18 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
19 9 (9.89%) Unix
19 9 (9.89%) VPN

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Yorkshire region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.20%) IIS
2 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) IaaS
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (48.35%) Firewall
2 42 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (38.46%) Cisco Nexus
4 28 (30.77%) BGP
5 25 (27.47%) Network Security
6 22 (24.18%) MPLS
7 17 (18.68%) LAN
7 17 (18.68%) OSPF
8 15 (16.48%) Internet
9 14 (15.38%) EIGRP
9 14 (15.38%) WAN
10 13 (14.29%) DNS
11 9 (9.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (9.89%) VPN
12 8 (8.79%) BIG-IP
12 8 (8.79%) Wireless
13 7 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 7 (7.69%) RIP
13 7 (7.69%) SAN
14 6 (6.59%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.59%) MySQL
2 3 (3.30%) Informix
2 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.20%) Redis
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) OLTP
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.20%) Hudson
1 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.20%) JIRA
1 2 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (2.20%) Subversion
General
1 4 (4.40%) Banking
1 4 (4.40%) Finance
1 4 (4.40%) Games
2 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Electronics
3 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Network Engineer
2 20 (21.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (20.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Security Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 7 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.59%) Consultant
6 6 (6.59%) Network Support
6 6 (6.59%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Support
7 5 (5.49%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) Tester
8 4 (4.40%) Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Check Point Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (2.20%) Middleware
1 2 (2.20%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.10%) Java EE
2 1 (1.10%) JSON
2 1 (1.10%) REST
2 1 (1.10%) SOAP
2 1 (1.10%) Web Services
2 1 (1.10%) WSDL
2 1 (1.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.79%) Smart Meter
3 5 (5.49%) e-Health
4 4 (4.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (4.40%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) IBM XIV
6 1 (1.10%) Life Science
6 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (23.08%) Linux
2 14 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (9.89%) Unix
4 8 (8.79%) Windows
5 5 (5.49%) Windows Server
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.27%) Load Balancing
2 10 (10.99%) Migration
2 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
3 9 (9.89%) Project Management
4 8 (8.79%) ITIL
5 7 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 6 (6.59%) Integration Testing
6 6 (6.59%) Network Design
6 6 (6.59%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
7 5 (5.49%) Validation
8 4 (4.40%) DDoS Mitigation
9 3 (3.30%) Build Automation
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.30%) E-Commerce
9 3 (3.30%) High Availability
9 3 (3.30%) SIEM
9 3 (3.30%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (2.20%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
1 7 (7.69%) Perl
2 5 (5.49%) Python
3 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) SQL
4 2 (2.20%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.10%) Bourne shell
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) Java
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (37.36%) CCNP
3 13 (14.29%) CCNA
4 9 (9.89%) CCSA
5 8 (8.79%) Check Point Certification
5 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (7.69%) CCSE
7 6 (6.59%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.49%) CCDP
9 4 (4.40%) CCIE
10 1 (1.10%) CCSP
10 1 (1.10%) CISSP
10 1 (1.10%) Degree
10 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.10%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.40%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.30%) KVM
3 3 (3.30%) Xen
4 2 (2.20%) Firmware
4 2 (2.20%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.20%) vCloud
4 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.10%) vSphere
5 1 (1.10%) XenApp
5 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) FortiGate
2 7 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (5.49%) CiscoWorks
3 5 (5.49%) Nagios
3 5 (5.49%) OpenView
3 5 (5.49%) Opsview
4 4 (4.40%) Puppet
5 3 (3.30%) Cacti
5 3 (3.30%) Graphite
5 3 (3.30%) Salt
5 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) Grafana
7 1 (1.10%) QRadar
7 1 (1.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 78 (85.71%) Cisco
2 59 (64.84%) CheckPoint
3 19 (20.88%) Blue Coat
4 16 (17.58%) Red Hat
5 13 (14.29%) HP
5 13 (14.29%) VMware
6 9 (9.89%) Palo Alto
7 7 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (5.49%) Citrix
8 5 (5.49%) Juniper
8 5 (5.49%) NetQoS
8 5 (5.49%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.30%) BT
9 3 (3.30%) Fortinet
9 3 (3.30%) IBM
9 3 (3.30%) Infoblox
9 3 (3.30%) Meraki
9 3 (3.30%) Oracle
9 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.20%) Veritas
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