Period
to 21 July 2018

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 July 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 123 119
Rank change year-on-year -20 -4 +16
Contract jobs citing F5 28 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.81% 1.01% 1.46%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 2.78% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 32
West Yorkshire median daily rate £438 £480 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.85% +18.15% +8.33%
10th Percentile £301 £426 £351
90th Percentile £567 £563 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £435 £400
% change year-on-year -2.30% +8.75% +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 1,192 1,045 1,425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 34.39% 36.55% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 766 623 936
West Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +15.94%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £281
90th Percentile £554 £538 £565
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 43 42
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.21 £14.20 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.16% +7.17% -8.62%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.36 £8.50
90th Percentile £40.00 £26.10 £19.96
Yorkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £13.81
% change year-on-year +28.57% +1.38% +1.58%

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 July 2018.

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 July 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
Leeds -19 23 £438 -10.71% 5
Halifax +6 4 £325 -25.71% 1
Bradford -8 1 - -
F5
Yorkshire

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

1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 12 (42.86%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (39.29%) VMware
5 10 (35.71%) Firewall
6 9 (32.14%) CCNA
6 9 (32.14%) WAN
6 9 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 8 (28.57%) High Availability
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) MPLS
7 8 (28.57%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (21.43%) Information Security
9 5 (17.86%) BGP
9 5 (17.86%) Dell
9 5 (17.86%) EMC
9 5 (17.86%) NetApp
9 5 (17.86%) CCIP
9 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
9 5 (17.86%) VoIP
9 5 (17.86%) CCSP
9 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
9 5 (17.86%) Splunk
9 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
10 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

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 (3.57%) Apache
1 1 (3.57%) Apache ServiceMix
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Synapse
1 1 (3.57%) JBoss
1 1 (3.57%) nginx
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.57%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) IaaS
2 2 (7.14%) PaaS
2 2 (7.14%) SaaS
3 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 9 (32.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (28.57%) MPLS
4 5 (17.86%) BGP
4 5 (17.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (17.86%) VoIP
5 4 (14.29%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (14.29%) OSPF
6 3 (10.71%) BIG-IP
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (10.71%) DNS
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
7 2 (7.14%) NaaS
7 2 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
7 2 (7.14%) SSL
7 2 (7.14%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.57%) Couchbase
1 1 (3.57%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.57%) HBase
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Games
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Implementation Manager
6 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Kafka
1 2 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
1 2 (7.14%) RESTful
1 2 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (3.57%) Akka
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Camel
2 1 (3.57%) Dropwizard
2 1 (3.57%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (3.57%) REST
2 1 (3.57%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) TM Forum
5 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) High Availability
2 6 (21.43%) Information Security
3 5 (17.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (10.71%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.14%) Release Management
5 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.14%) SOA
5 2 (7.14%) Use Case
6 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
2 2 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CCNP
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNA
3 5 (17.86%) CCIP
3 5 (17.86%) CCSP
4 3 (10.71%) CCSA
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (3.57%) CCIE
6 1 (3.57%) CCSE
6 1 (3.57%) CCSM
6 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.71%) VMware NSX
3 2 (7.14%) Docker
3 2 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Marathon
1 2 (7.14%) Mesos
1 2 (7.14%) Puppet
1 2 (7.14%) Salt
2 1 (3.57%) Ansible
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) VMware
3 5 (17.86%) Dell
3 5 (17.86%) EMC
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) NetApp
3 5 (17.86%) Splunk
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Civica
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) Blue Coat
6 2 (7.14%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Mercator
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle
7 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.57%) TIBCO