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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Rank 80 87 83
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Contract jobs citing F5 8 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.79% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.21% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Median daily rate £525 £400 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +7.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £390 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £432 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.83
% change year-on-year - -15.40%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 353 497 491
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 34.99% 34.85% 42.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 337 321
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 18 8
Median hourly rate £14.20 £12.50 £13.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.60% -4.19%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.24 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £33.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing F5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 in Leeds.

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Leeds

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for F5.

1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 25 (67.57%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
5 14 (37.84%) IPsec
5 14 (37.84%) VPN
5 14 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
6 13 (35.14%) VLAN
6 13 (35.14%) Palo Alto
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
8 11 (29.73%) Migration
8 11 (29.73%) VMware
8 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
10 9 (24.32%) High Availability
11 8 (21.62%) FCoE
11 8 (21.62%) NetScaler
11 8 (21.62%) NX-OS
11 8 (21.62%) Brocade
11 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
11 8 (21.62%) CCNP
11 8 (21.62%) MS Office
12 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (18.92%) Akamai
12 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
13 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
13 6 (16.22%) MS Excel

F5
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 25 (67.57%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (37.84%) Cisco IOS
3 14 (37.84%) IPsec
3 14 (37.84%) VPN
4 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (35.14%) VLAN
5 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 11 (29.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (21.62%) FCoE
6 8 (21.62%) NetScaler
6 8 (21.62%) NX-OS
7 5 (13.51%) BGP
7 5 (13.51%) EIGRP
7 5 (13.51%) WLAN
8 4 (10.81%) DMVPN
8 4 (10.81%) Internet
8 4 (10.81%) IOS XR
8 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.41%) BIG-IP
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (24.32%) Team Leader
4 8 (21.62%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Network Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Designer
6 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
7 3 (8.11%) Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Network Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Administrator
8 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) Network Design Consultant
8 2 (5.41%) VMware Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Network Specialist
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (10.81%) DataPower
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) CatOS
1 2 (5.41%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) High Availability
3 8 (21.62%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
5 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.11%) People Management
7 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) Change Management
8 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.70%) TDD
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (21.62%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
4 4 (10.81%) CCNA
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) FortiGate
2 4 (10.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (10.81%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (10.81%) OPNET
Vendors
1 33 (89.19%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) Palo Alto
3 12 (32.43%) CheckPoint
3 12 (32.43%) Microsoft
4 11 (29.73%) VMware
5 8 (21.62%) Brocade
6 6 (16.22%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.51%) Blue Coat
8 4 (10.81%) BMC
8 4 (10.81%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) Motorola
8 4 (10.81%) Splunk
8 4 (10.81%) TippingPoint
9 3 (8.11%) Nokia
10 2 (5.41%) SAP
11 1 (2.70%) ArcSight
11 1 (2.70%) BT
11 1 (2.70%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.70%) LogRhythm
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago