Period
to 23 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 23 September 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 49 148
Rank change year-on-year -32 +99 -53
Contract jobs citing F5 13 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.54% 4.48% 0.86%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 8.77% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 32 19
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £310 £334 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.12% -4.64% +2.94%
10th Percentile £253 £305 £305
90th Percentile £349 £442 £508
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £310 £330 £350
% change year-on-year -6.06% -5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne.

All Vendors
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 371 422 1,427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 43.91% 51.15% 58.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 297 959
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90% -11.43%
10th Percentile £253 £256 £209
90th Percentile £588 £526 £475
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £350 £313
% change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -8.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 109
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £13.50 £32.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -57.81% +14.29% +82.56%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.00 £14.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.83 £36.00
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £29.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year -54.24% +5.36% +82.56%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Newcastle upon Tyne

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for F5.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) HP
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) McAfee
3 11 (84.62%) LAN
3 11 (84.62%) WAN
4 10 (76.92%) ITIL
4 10 (76.92%) Service Management
4 10 (76.92%) Network Load Balancing
4 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
4 10 (76.92%) Network Security
4 10 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (53.85%) Escalation Management
6 7 (53.85%) Decision-Making
7 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
7 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
8 5 (38.46%) Network Management
8 5 (38.46%) Time Management
8 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
8 5 (38.46%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
8 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) iPlanet
1 1 (7.69%) JBoss
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) IaaS
1 1 (7.69%) PaaS
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) WAN
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco IOS
3 10 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 10 (76.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (76.92%) Network Security
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Network Support
3 5 (38.46%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Operations Manager
6 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) HPUX
2 1 (7.69%) MVS
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) VME
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) ITIL
1 10 (76.92%) Network Load Balancing
1 10 (76.92%) Service Management
2 9 (69.23%) Cryptography
3 7 (53.85%) Decision-Making
3 7 (53.85%) Escalation Management
4 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
5 5 (38.46%) Network Management
5 5 (38.46%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (38.46%) Proactive Management
5 5 (38.46%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Time Management
6 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) ITSM
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) JSP 440
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP SIM
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
1 1 (7.69%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) HP
3 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 11 (84.62%) Juniper
3 11 (84.62%) McAfee
4 4 (30.77%) Remedy
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
6 1 (7.69%) BMC
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.69%) Sun