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 28 June 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.

F5
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 27 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing F5 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 1.40% 2.11% -
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 3.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.58% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.93 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.98% -5.00%  

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 62 103 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 43.36% 54.21% 41.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 130 132
Median daily rate £363 £395 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.22% +21.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 10
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -32.43% -50.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £12.81 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.70 £19.25 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.07
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.21%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) GFI Software
2 4 (57.14%) Rapid7
2 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 4 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
2 4 (57.14%) FireEye
2 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 4 (57.14%) Nexpose
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
2 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication

F5
Co-occurring 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) ISDN
3 3 (42.86%) PSTN
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Information Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Security Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 4 (57.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 4 (57.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNA
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Nexpose
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) ArcSight
2 4 (57.14%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) FireEye
2 4 (57.14%) GFI Software
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) LogRhythm
2 4 (57.14%) McAfee
2 4 (57.14%) Rapid7
2 4 (57.14%) Sourcefire
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) TippingPoint
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Infoblox
3 3 (42.86%) Red Box
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds