Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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 > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 101 141
Rank change year-on-year -29 +40 -15
Contract jobs citing F5 24 75 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.79% 2.10% 0.84%
As % of the Vendors category 2.03% 5.56% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 42 22
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £175 £276
90th Percentile £570 £488 £465
Yorkshire median daily rate £436 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +9.06% +3.23% -3.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all 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 1183 1349 1775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.72% 37.74% 40.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 727 841 1055
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £246 £263 £240
90th Percentile £550 £550 £509
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 46 102
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% -5.08% +29.10%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.50 £8.51
90th Percentile £40.00 £21.50 £37.04
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +3.58%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 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
Leeds -35 12 £475 +31.94% 2
Halifax +16 7 £200 -57.89%
Wakefield - 3 - -
F5
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 15 (62.50%) CCNP
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
5 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (29.17%) FortiGate
6 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
6 7 (29.17%) BGP
6 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
6 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (25.00%) LAN
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.83%) CCNA
8 5 (20.83%) DNS
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
9 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
9 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 3 (12.50%) Clustering
10 3 (12.50%) Internet
10 3 (12.50%) Linux
10 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
10 3 (12.50%) High Availability
10 3 (12.50%) DevOps

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 1 (4.17%) Apache
1 1 (4.17%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) JBoss
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (4.17%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) Firewall
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (29.17%) BGP
4 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
5 6 (25.00%) LAN
5 6 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (20.83%) DNS
7 3 (12.50%) Internet
7 3 (12.50%) Network Security
8 2 (8.33%) BIG-IP
8 2 (8.33%) Extranet
8 2 (8.33%) HTTP
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
8 2 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (8.33%) SSL
8 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.17%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Banking
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Azure DevOps
6 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
1 1 (4.17%) Kafka
1 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (4.17%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Unix
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 3 (12.50%) DevOps
2 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.33%) Data Management
3 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (8.33%) Open Source
3 2 (8.33%) Release Management
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.17%) Loose Coupling
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) Server Building
4 1 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
4 1 (4.17%) SOA
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) CCNP
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNA
3 1 (4.17%) CCSE
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.33%) VMware NSX
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.33%) Ansible
2 2 (8.33%) CFEngine
2 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 2 (8.33%) Salt
3 1 (4.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Fortinet
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Splunk
6 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) EMC
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.17%) TIBCO