Period
to 21 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 122 122
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +19
Contract jobs citing F5 28 27 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.93% 1.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.43% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 35
West Yorkshire median daily rate £358 £438 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.29% +9.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £304 £353 £350
90th Percentile £399 £538 £488
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £444 £400
% change year-on-year -7.04% +10.94% +6.67%
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 1,147 1,110 1,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 32.80% 38.38% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 728 665 928
West Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £550 £553
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
% change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 43 38
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.75 £14.20 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.92% +1.43% +0.94%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.55
90th Percentile £25.90 £26.10 £19.69
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £14.48
% change year-on-year +17.29% -1.93% +6.51%

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 September 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 September 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 -5 26 £335 -27.57% 4
Halifax +1 1 £455 +3.89%
Bradford - 1 - - 1
F5
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (57.14%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 11 (39.29%) Firewall
4 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
5 10 (35.71%) High Availability
6 9 (32.14%) BGP
6 9 (32.14%) Finance
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
6 9 (32.14%) CCNA
7 7 (25.00%) Degree
7 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (21.43%) OSPF
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) LAN
8 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
9 5 (17.86%) Office 365

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:

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Firewall
1 11 (39.29%) WAN
2 10 (35.71%) MPLS
3 9 (32.14%) BGP
3 9 (32.14%) DNS
4 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) OSPF
6 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 5 (17.86%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) EIGRP
7 3 (10.71%) Network Security
7 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (3.57%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.57%) IPsec
8 1 (3.57%) SSL
8 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
General
1 9 (32.14%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Back Office
4 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Project Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 2 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 10
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
4 5 (17.86%) ITIL
4 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Network Design
4 5 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
5 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.14%) Information Security
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
7 1 (3.57%) People Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Software Licensing
7 1 (3.57%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CCNP
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNA
3 7 (25.00%) Degree
4 6 (21.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (17.86%) CCIE
5 5 (17.86%) CCIP
5 5 (17.86%) CCSP
6 3 (10.71%) CCSA
7 1 (3.57%) CCSE
7 1 (3.57%) CCSM
7 1 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.57%) PMP
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) QA
1 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Firmware
2 2 (7.14%) Terminal Server
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) CheckPoint
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
6 4 (14.29%) Dell
6 4 (14.29%) EMC
6 4 (14.29%) NetApp
6 4 (14.29%) Splunk
7 3 (10.71%) Blue Coat
7 3 (10.71%) Civica
7 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 3 (10.71%) IBM
8 2 (7.14%) Infoblox
9 1 (3.57%) CA
9 1 (3.57%) Mercator
9 1 (3.57%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.57%) Veeam