Period
to 22 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South 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 6 months to 22 July 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 > South Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 42 62
Rank change year-on-year -12 +20 -
Contract jobs citing F5 21 37 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.63% 3.61% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 7.09% 8.41% 2.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 9
South Yorkshire median daily rate £350 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £313 £174 £263
90th Percentile £523 £506 £342
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 296 440 426
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 37.05% 42.93% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 298 244
South Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +19.23% +8.33%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £208
90th Percentile £575 £591 £496
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year - +17.65% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 31
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.33% -19.23%
10th Percentile £9.39 £8.50 £7.69
90th Percentile £21.75 £29.15 £25.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £13.66 £13.60
% change year-on-year +2.53% +0.44% +8.76%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in South Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in South Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in South Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -7 11 £525 +75.73% 1
Doncaster - 8 £325 -
F5
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) DHCP
2 14 (66.67%) DNS
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 8 (38.10%) Infoblox
6 7 (33.33%) WAN
6 7 (33.33%) LAN
6 7 (33.33%) Network Security
7 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 6 (28.57%) Brocade
7 6 (28.57%) Windows
7 6 (28.57%) LDAP
7 6 (28.57%) IBM
7 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 6 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (28.57%) Dell
7 6 (28.57%) NetApp
7 6 (28.57%) Back Office
7 6 (28.57%) XenApp
7 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 6 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
8 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
9 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (14.29%) CCNP

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in South 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 14 (66.67%) DHCP
1 14 (66.67%) DNS
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 7 (33.33%) LAN
3 7 (33.33%) Network Security
3 7 (33.33%) WAN
4 6 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (28.57%) LDAP
5 5 (23.81%) IP Telephony
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.52%) BIG-IP
8 2 (9.52%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) Wireless
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
9 1 (4.76%) Internet
General
1 6 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Network Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) IP Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Data ONTAP
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Debian
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 6 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (9.52%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (28.57%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Infoblox
3 6 (28.57%) Brocade
3 6 (28.57%) Dell
3 6 (28.57%) HP
3 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 6 (28.57%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) VMware
5 2 (9.52%) Aruba
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) Motorola
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat