Period
to 23 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 23 February 2019 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 138 100
Rank change year-on-year +22 -38 +39
Contract jobs citing F5 37 29 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.14% 0.89% 1.81%
As % of the Vendors category 2.92% 2.40% 4.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 27 26
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £337 £260 £175
90th Percentile £484 £575 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in West Yorkshire.

All Vendors
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,267 1,206 1,216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.90% 37.10% 40.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 820 779 743
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £237 £220 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +8.85% -2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 69 60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.65 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.39% +18.38% -11.61%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.81 £9.80
90th Percentile £23.60 £40.00 £20.85
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £14.29
% change year-on-year -0.50% +5.01% +3.44%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in West Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in West Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in West Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
Leeds +13 24 £359 -24.47% 11
Halifax -9 5 £350 +40.00%
Huddersfield - 4 £450 -
Bradford - 1 - -
F5
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
3 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
5 14 (37.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 12 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
6 12 (32.43%) OSPF
7 11 (29.73%) BGP
8 10 (27.03%) ITIL
8 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (27.03%) Technical Analysis
8 10 (27.03%) Network Security
9 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
9 8 (21.62%) Windows
10 7 (18.92%) DNS
10 7 (18.92%) VMware
10 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
11 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
11 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
11 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
11 6 (16.22%) Cisco ISE
11 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
11 6 (16.22%) Wireless
11 6 (16.22%) TACACS
11 6 (16.22%) Unix
11 6 (16.22%) ArcSight ESM

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) AquaLogic
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (5.41%) Tuxedo
1 2 (5.41%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (59.46%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (37.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (32.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (32.43%) OSPF
5 11 (29.73%) BGP
6 10 (27.03%) Cisco IOS
6 10 (27.03%) Network Security
7 7 (18.92%) BIG-IP
7 7 (18.92%) DNS
8 6 (16.22%) Cisco ISE
8 6 (16.22%) TACACS
8 6 (16.22%) tcpdump
8 6 (16.22%) Wireless
8 6 (16.22%) Wireshark
9 5 (13.51%) MPLS
10 4 (10.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (10.81%) LAN
10 4 (10.81%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) QlikView
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (8.11%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Network Operations Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Network Support
5 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Implementation Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IP Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
1 6 (16.22%) Private Cloud
2 4 (10.81%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (8.11%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Unix
3 5 (13.51%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.03%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Technical Analysis
3 5 (13.51%) Decision-Making
4 4 (10.81%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.41%) SOA
7 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.70%) High Availability
7 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.70%) Network Design
7 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.70%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.41%) Tcl
2 1 (2.70%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) SC Cleared
1 12 (32.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) CCNP
2 5 (13.51%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) CCSA
4 2 (5.41%) CCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (2.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
2 3 (8.11%) VMware NSX
3 2 (5.41%) Terminal Server
3 2 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) ArcSight ESM
2 2 (5.41%) OpenView
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.70%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Cisco
2 17 (45.95%) CheckPoint
3 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
6 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.81%) Tufin
7 3 (8.11%) HP
7 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 3 (8.11%) Infoblox
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Aruba
8 2 (5.41%) BEA
9 1 (2.70%) Dell
9 1 (2.70%) EMC
9 1 (2.70%) Meraki
9 1 (2.70%) NetApp
9 1 (2.70%) Splunk