The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
Rank 24 31 19
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12  
Contract jobs citing F5 6 7 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 3.31% 3.30% 9.28%
As % of the Vendors category 7.50% 7.22% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 19
Median daily rate £450 £275 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -31.33%  
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 North Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 80 97 124
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 44.20% 45.75% 52.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 58 84
Median daily rate £425 £300 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £401 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 5
Median hourly rate £12.00 £14.48 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.12% +11.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.99 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £32.50 £13.50
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 North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in North Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in North Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in North Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in North Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) Wireless
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
5 8 (57.14%) Sourcefire
5 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (42.86%) Internet
7 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
7 5 (35.71%) CCNP
7 5 (35.71%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 5 (35.71%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
8 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
8 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
8 4 (28.57%) GFI Software
8 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (28.57%) Rapid7
8 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
8 4 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
8 4 (28.57%) FireEye
8 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (28.57%) Nexpose
8 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 4 (28.57%) VPN
8 4 (28.57%) SSL

F5
Top Related IT Skills in North 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (64.29%) Wireless
4 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Wireless
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (28.57%) SSL
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) ISDN
7 3 (21.43%) PSTN
7 3 (21.43%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) BGP
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (14.29%) EIGRP
8 2 (14.29%) IPsec
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Information Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
4 3 (21.43%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Information Security
2 4 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (28.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (28.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Nexpose
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Sourcefire
3 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
4 4 (28.57%) Blue Coat
4 4 (28.57%) FireEye
4 4 (28.57%) GFI Software
4 4 (28.57%) Intel Security
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
4 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
4 4 (28.57%) Rapid7
4 4 (28.57%) Symantec
4 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
5 3 (21.43%) Red Box
5 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) Riverbed