Period
to 24 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 June 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 121 120
Rank change year-on-year -34 -1 +17
Contract jobs citing F5 44 59 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.90% 1.42% 1.78%
As % of the Vendors category 2.42% 3.82% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 33 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +12.54% +1.97%
10th Percentile £285 £313 £275
90th Percentile £560 £560 £503
England median daily rate £440 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £53.33 - £35.50

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 Yorkshire.

All Vendors
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,816 1,543 2,206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.25% 37.18% 39.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,185 918 1,437
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £235 £263 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 77 92
Yorkshire median hourly rate £17.77 £13.00 £14.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.69% -7.96% +8.65%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.80 £8.99
90th Percentile £48.75 £23.30 £22.95
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.45% -4.17% +2.86%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Yorkshire

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Yorkshire

F5
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
West Yorkshire -20 27 £438 -2.78% 3
South Yorkshire -10 11 £334 +2.69% 4
North Yorkshire +1 6 £356 -20.83%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 32 (72.73%) Cisco
2 21 (47.73%) Firewall
3 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
4 14 (31.82%) VMware
5 12 (27.27%) CCNA
5 12 (27.27%) CCNP
5 12 (27.27%) Linux
6 11 (25.00%) WAN
7 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
7 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (22.73%) High Availability
8 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (20.45%) Internet
9 8 (18.18%) Java
9 8 (18.18%) Finance
9 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
9 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
9 8 (18.18%) Change Control
10 7 (15.91%) BIG-IP
10 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.91%) Dell
10 7 (15.91%) MPLS
11 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (13.64%) NetApp
11 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
11 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
11 6 (13.64%) EMC
11 6 (13.64%) PHP
11 6 (13.64%) Python

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (6.82%) Confluence
1 3 (6.82%) nginx
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.27%) Apache
3 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Synapse
3 1 (2.27%) JBoss
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.36%) IaaS
2 5 (11.36%) PaaS
2 5 (11.36%) SaaS
3 3 (6.82%) GitHub
4 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (47.73%) Firewall
2 11 (25.00%) WAN
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (20.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (20.45%) Internet
5 7 (15.91%) BIG-IP
5 7 (15.91%) MPLS
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (11.36%) Cisco Firepower
7 5 (11.36%) VoIP
8 4 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
9 3 (6.82%) AMQP
9 3 (6.82%) BGP
9 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (6.82%) Ethernet
9 3 (6.82%) LAN
9 3 (6.82%) Network Security
9 3 (6.82%) OSPF
9 3 (6.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) Couchbase
1 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.82%) MySQL
1 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.82%) Redis
2 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
2 2 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.55%) HBase
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Advertising
4 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (47.73%) Network Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Network Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Python Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.55%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) Web Services
2 4 (9.09%) Kafka
2 4 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) RESTful
4 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (2.27%) Akka
4 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.27%) Dropwizard
4 1 (2.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (2.27%) Node.js
4 1 (2.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (6.82%) Android
3 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 3 (6.82%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.73%) High Availability
2 8 (18.18%) Change Control
3 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
4 6 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.09%) Information Security
6 4 (9.09%) Open Source
6 4 (9.09%) Release Management
6 4 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (6.82%) DevOps
7 3 (6.82%) IT Strategy
7 3 (6.82%) ITIL
7 3 (6.82%) SOA
8 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.55%) Microservices
8 2 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) Java
2 6 (13.64%) PHP
2 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.64%) Python
3 2 (4.55%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.27%) CCNA
2 12 (27.27%) CCNP
3 5 (11.36%) CCIP
3 5 (11.36%) CCSP
3 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.82%) CCIE
5 1 (2.27%) CCSA
5 1 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.55%) SLA
3 1 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) ProxySG
2 5 (11.36%) Docker
3 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.82%) Varnish
4 3 (6.82%) VMware NSX
5 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Ansible
2 5 (11.36%) Marathon
2 5 (11.36%) Mesos
2 5 (11.36%) Puppet
2 5 (11.36%) Salt
3 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 10 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 8 (18.18%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.91%) Dell
6 6 (13.64%) EMC
6 6 (13.64%) NetApp
6 6 (13.64%) Red Hat
6 6 (13.64%) Splunk
7 5 (11.36%) Brocade
7 5 (11.36%) Symantec
8 4 (9.09%) Juniper
9 3 (6.82%) Civica
9 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
11 1 (2.27%) Infoblox
11 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
11 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
11 1 (2.27%) Zscaler