Period
to 9 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 9 December 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
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 68 108
Rank change year-on-year -5 +40 -1
Contract jobs citing F5 15 23 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.59% 2.52% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 4.14% 5.50% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 33
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £318 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.29% +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £253 £305 £306
90th Percentile £351 £415 £440
North East median daily rate £325 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate - - -
North East 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 Tyne and Wear.

All Vendors
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 362 418 1,275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 38.43% 45.73% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 292 864
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £400 £361 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.88% +6.89% -4.59%
10th Percentile £257 £240 £218
90th Percentile £573 £550 £502
North East median daily rate £400 £362 £340
% change year-on-year +10.50% +6.47% -9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 25 97
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.25 £13.50 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.85% -50.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.69 £8.76 £12.23
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.70 £36.00
North East median hourly rate £14.39 £12.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +15.08% -52.83% +28.33%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Tyne and Wear

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Tyne and Wear

F5
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 9 December 2018. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -9 12 £318 -9.29%
Sunderland - 3 - -
F5
North East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for F5.

1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (80.00%) HP
5 11 (73.33%) McAfee
5 11 (73.33%) Juniper
5 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
5 11 (73.33%) LAN
6 10 (66.67%) Service Management
6 10 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
6 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (66.67%) Network Security
6 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (60.00%) Cryptography
7 9 (60.00%) ITIL
8 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
8 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
8 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (46.67%) Escalation Management
8 7 (46.67%) Decision-Making
9 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (33.33%) Time Management
10 5 (33.33%) Network Management
10 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
10 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (33.33%) Proactive Management
10 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (46.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) IaaS
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) WAN
3 13 (86.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (73.33%) LAN
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 10 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 10 (66.67%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) DB2
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Network Support
3 5 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) AIX
1 1 (6.67%) HPUX
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) MVS
1 1 (6.67%) Solaris
1 1 (6.67%) VME
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
1 10 (66.67%) Service Management
2 9 (60.00%) Cryptography
2 9 (60.00%) ITIL
3 7 (46.67%) Decision-Making
3 7 (46.67%) Escalation Management
4 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
5 5 (33.33%) Network Management
5 5 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (33.33%) Proactive Management
5 5 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 5 (33.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) ITSM
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
6 1 (6.67%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) JSP 440
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (20.00%) FortiGate
1 3 (20.00%) TrustSec
2 1 (6.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (6.67%) Nagios
2 1 (6.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) CheckPoint
3 11 (73.33%) Juniper
3 11 (73.33%) McAfee
4 4 (26.67%) Remedy
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
6 1 (6.67%) BMC
6 1 (6.67%) EMC
6 1 (6.67%) Oracle