Period
to 22 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 6 months to 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

F5
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 108 130
Rank change year-on-year -24 +22 -13
Contract jobs citing F5 21 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.83% 1.09% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 3.18% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 18
Leeds median daily rate £438 £490 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +22.50% +8.11%
10th Percentile £413 £426 £350
90th Percentile £575 £563 £472
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £450 £413
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Leeds.

All Vendors
Leeds
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 867 724 1,010
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 34.30% 34.44% 35.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 448 686
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £270 £288
90th Percentile £550 £538 £565
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £395 £400
% change year-on-year +1.27% -1.25% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 22
Leeds median hourly rate £32.50 £14.20 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +128.87% +9.23% -4.38%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.80 £10.10
90th Percentile £40.40 £24.50 £22.25
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +27.08% -14.29% +0.94%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Leeds

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Leeds

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Leeds over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for F5.

1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 11 (52.38%) Linux
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco
3 10 (47.62%) High Availability
4 8 (38.10%) Java
5 7 (33.33%) MPLS
5 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 6 (28.57%) CCNP
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) PHP
6 6 (28.57%) WAN
6 6 (28.57%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
7 5 (23.81%) CCSP
7 5 (23.81%) Brocade
7 5 (23.81%) Clustering
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) Web Services
7 5 (23.81%) CCIP
7 5 (23.81%) VoIP
7 5 (23.81%) SaaS
7 5 (23.81%) PaaS
7 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
7 5 (23.81%) Puppet

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 3 (14.29%) nginx
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.76%) Apache
3 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (4.76%) JBoss
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.76%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (23.81%) IaaS
2 5 (23.81%) PaaS
2 5 (23.81%) SaaS
3 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) MPLS
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (23.81%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (23.81%) VoIP
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Firepower
5 3 (14.29%) AMQP
5 3 (14.29%) BIG-IP
5 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (9.52%) NaaS
6 2 (9.52%) OSPF
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
6 2 (9.52%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (9.52%) VPN
6 2 (9.52%) VXLAN
7 1 (4.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (4.76%) LAN
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Couchbase
1 3 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 3 (14.29%) MySQL
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 3 (14.29%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) Apache Hive
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.52%) HBase
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Architect
2 6 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Java Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Principal Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) SOA Architect
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) Kafka
2 4 (19.05%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.52%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (4.76%) Akka
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
4 1 (4.76%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (4.76%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) High Availability
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Load Balancing
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security
5 4 (19.05%) Release Management
5 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (9.52%) Data Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) Kanban
7 2 (9.52%) Microservices
7 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
7 2 (9.52%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Kotlin
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (23.81%) CCIP
2 5 (23.81%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Docker
2 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Varnish
4 2 (9.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Marathon
1 5 (23.81%) Mesos
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
1 5 (23.81%) Salt
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (47.62%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Brocade
4 3 (14.29%) Civica
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
5 1 (4.76%) Dell
5 1 (4.76%) EMC
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Mercator
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (4.76%) Splunk
5 1 (4.76%) TIBCO