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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 90 86 96
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing F5 12 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.41% 0.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.39% 3.91% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Median daily rate £500 £433 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.60% +16.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £400 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.83
% change year-on-year - -15.40%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 503 691 720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 36.88% 36.05% 39.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 443 429
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £296 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 32 29
Median hourly rate £10.31 £12.10 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.83% -12.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.25 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing F5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in West Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 in West Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +5 8 £525 +31.25% 6
Bradford 0 1 - -
Halifax -2 1 £265 -44.21%
F5
Yorkshire

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 48 (90.57%) Cisco
2 40 (75.47%) Firewall
3 24 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (41.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
5 19 (35.85%) VPN
6 18 (33.96%) IPsec
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
8 16 (30.19%) Palo Alto
9 15 (28.30%) CCNP
9 15 (28.30%) VLAN
9 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
10 14 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (26.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 14 (26.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.75%) Migration
12 11 (20.75%) VMware
13 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
13 9 (16.98%) Akamai
13 9 (16.98%) High Availability
13 9 (16.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 8 (15.09%) FCoE
14 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
14 8 (15.09%) NX-OS
14 8 (15.09%) Brocade
14 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
14 8 (15.09%) Finance
14 8 (15.09%) CCNA

F5
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 40 (75.47%) Firewall
2 24 (45.28%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (41.51%) Cisco Nexus
4 19 (35.85%) VPN
5 18 (33.96%) IPsec
6 15 (28.30%) VLAN
7 14 (26.42%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (26.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 14 (26.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 8 (15.09%) FCoE
8 8 (15.09%) NetScaler
8 8 (15.09%) NX-OS
9 7 (13.21%) BGP
9 7 (13.21%) EIGRP
9 7 (13.21%) WLAN
10 6 (11.32%) TCP/IP
11 5 (9.43%) TACACS
11 5 (9.43%) Wireless
12 4 (7.55%) BIG-IP
12 4 (7.55%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
3 2 (3.77%) Law
3 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 10 (18.87%) Team Leader
4 8 (15.09%) Network Team Leader
5 7 (13.21%) Lead Network Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Consultant
6 6 (11.32%) Network Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Designer
7 4 (7.55%) Network Designer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) IP Specialist
9 2 (3.77%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Network Design Consultant
9 2 (3.77%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) VMware Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Data Centre
2 9 (16.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.55%) DataPower
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) iPad
6 1 (1.89%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) CatOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.30%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
3 9 (16.98%) High Availability
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Network Design
6 6 (11.32%) Performance Management
7 4 (7.55%) ITIL
7 4 (7.55%) Mentoring
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) People Management
9 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.89%) Network Management
10 1 (1.89%) Risk Assessment
10 1 (1.89%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) Perl
1 2 (3.77%) Python
1 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (28.30%) CCNP
3 9 (16.98%) Security Cleared
4 8 (15.09%) CCNA
5 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.55%) CCIE
7 3 (5.66%) CCSE
7 3 (5.66%) CCSP
7 3 (5.66%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.77%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.66%) Firmware
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
4 1 (1.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.55%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (7.55%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (7.55%) OPNET
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 48 (90.57%) Cisco
2 19 (35.85%) CheckPoint
3 16 (30.19%) Palo Alto
4 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
5 11 (20.75%) VMware
6 8 (15.09%) Brocade
7 6 (11.32%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.32%) Juniper
8 5 (9.43%) Blue Coat
8 5 (9.43%) HP
8 5 (9.43%) Nokia
9 4 (7.55%) BMC
9 4 (7.55%) Extreme Networks
9 4 (7.55%) IBM
9 4 (7.55%) Motorola
9 4 (7.55%) Splunk
9 4 (7.55%) TippingPoint
10 3 (5.66%) Nortel
11 2 (3.77%) Samsung
11 2 (3.77%) SAP
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