Period
to 21 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 103 135
Rank change year-on-year -26 +32 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 30 53 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.92% 1.76% 0.93%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 4.37% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 24
West Yorkshire median daily rate £444 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -6.25% -3.03%
10th Percentile £270 £175 £289
90th Percentile £575 £550 £487
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.37%
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 1,236 1,212 1,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 38.05% 40.19% 37.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 740 926
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £233 £258 £250
90th Percentile £550 £550 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £388 £395 £375
% change year-on-year -1.90% +5.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 60 76
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £12.38 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.38% -11.61% +7.69%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.80 £8.58
90th Percentile £40.00 £20.85 £21.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.25 £14.48 £13.81
% change year-on-year +5.32% +4.85% +6.23%

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 February 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 February 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 -12 20 £475 +35.71% 10
Halifax +9 8 £250 -32.43%
F5
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) Cisco
3 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
4 12 (40.00%) Linux
5 11 (36.67%) Java
6 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (30.00%) High Availability
7 9 (30.00%) PHP
7 9 (30.00%) Clustering
7 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
8 8 (26.67%) CCNP
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (26.67%) Puppet
8 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
8 8 (26.67%) Salt
8 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (23.33%) Docker
9 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (23.33%) Release Management
9 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
10 6 (20.00%) WAN
10 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (20.00%) PaaS
10 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (20.00%) Mesos
10 6 (20.00%) IaaS

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 4 (13.33%) Apache
1 4 (13.33%) nginx
2 3 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 3 (10.00%) Apache Synapse
2 3 (10.00%) JBoss
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (10.00%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (6.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (20.00%) IaaS
2 6 (20.00%) PaaS
3 5 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.33%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) Firewall
2 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (23.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (16.67%) BIG-IP
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
5 5 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (10.00%) AMQP
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (6.67%) Extranet
7 2 (6.67%) HTTP
7 2 (6.67%) Intranet
7 2 (6.67%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) SAN
7 2 (6.67%) SSL
7 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) Couchbase
1 3 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
1 3 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (10.00%) Redis
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Hive
2 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.67%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
1 8 (26.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Architect
1 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Network Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Security Technical Architect
4 3 (10.00%) SOA Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Switch Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Kafka
1 6 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 3 (10.00%) Velocity
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
4 2 (6.67%) REST
5 1 (3.33%) Akka
5 1 (3.33%) Dropwizard
5 1 (3.33%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (3.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Clustering
2 8 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) TM Forum
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Unix
5 1 (3.33%) Windows
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Load Balancing
2 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (30.00%) High Availability
4 8 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 7 (23.33%) Release Management
5 7 (23.33%) Service Delivery
6 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (16.67%) SOA
7 4 (13.33%) DevOps
7 4 (13.33%) Open Source
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) IT Strategy
8 3 (10.00%) Loose Coupling
8 3 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.67%) BDD
9 2 (6.67%) Data Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Data Management
9 2 (6.67%) Kanban
9 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) Java
2 9 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (6.67%) Kotlin
3 2 (6.67%) Perl
3 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) CCNP
1 8 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.00%) CCNA
2 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Docker
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) Varnish
4 2 (6.67%) ProxySG
5 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
1 8 (26.67%) Salt
2 6 (20.00%) Marathon
2 6 (20.00%) Mesos
3 3 (10.00%) Ansible
3 3 (10.00%) CFEngine
3 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (6.67%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (16.67%) Brocade
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 4 (13.33%) Splunk
5 3 (10.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) EMC
5 3 (10.00%) IBM
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) ArcSight
7 1 (3.33%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds