Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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.

F5
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 152 95 161
Rank change year-on-year -57 +66 -16
Contract jobs citing F5 36 126 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 2.32% 0.97%
As % of the Vendors category 2.12% 5.95% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 69 41
Yorkshire median daily rate £435 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% +3.23% -3.25%
10th Percentile £228 £179 £275
90th Percentile £488 £492 £488
England median daily rate £400 £435 £425
% change year-on-year -8.05% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £45.31
% change year-on-year +17.65% -24.95% +138.45%

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 1700 2119 2518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 39.08% 38.95% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1041 1316 1523
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 102 169
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.07% +6.66% +2.60%
10th Percentile £9.81 £9.82 £8.89
90th Percentile £37.80 £23.98 £28.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 -27 24 £425 +13.33% 3
North Yorkshire -1 6 £475 +11.76%
South Yorkshire -15 5 £423 +26.12%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 31 (86.11%) Cisco
3 22 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) CCNP
5 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (30.56%) Juniper
7 10 (27.78%) VPN
7 10 (27.78%) WAN
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
8 9 (25.00%) Internet
8 9 (25.00%) LAN
8 9 (25.00%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
9 8 (22.22%) Unix
9 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
9 8 (22.22%) SSL
9 8 (22.22%) BGP
9 8 (22.22%) EIGRP
9 8 (22.22%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
10 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
10 7 (19.44%) FortiGate
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
11 6 (16.67%) Sourcefire
11 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (16.67%) TippingPoint

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 1 (2.78%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 33 (91.67%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
4 10 (27.78%) WAN
4 10 (27.78%) Wireless
5 9 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 9 (25.00%) Internet
5 9 (25.00%) LAN
6 8 (22.22%) BGP
6 8 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 8 (22.22%) SSL
6 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) BIG-IP
9 3 (8.33%) DMZ
9 3 (8.33%) Network Security
9 3 (8.33%) WLAN
10 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (41.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (19.44%) Firewall Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Security Specialist
5 4 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Consultant
6 3 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Information Specialist
6 3 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Switch Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Leader
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) DevOps Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Unix
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 3 (8.33%) Debian
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security
2 6 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (16.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (16.67%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (16.67%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (8.33%) DevOps
3 3 (8.33%) High Availability
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 3 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.56%) Data Management
4 2 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Release Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 19 (52.78%) CCNP
1 19 (52.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
3 3 (8.33%) JNCIA
3 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.56%) CCSE
5 1 (2.78%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.56%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.78%) Docker
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
2 1 (2.78%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) FortiGate
2 6 (16.67%) Nexpose
3 2 (5.56%) Ansible
3 2 (5.56%) CFEngine
3 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 2 (5.56%) Salt
4 1 (2.78%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Cisco
2 11 (30.56%) Juniper
3 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
3 7 (19.44%) Fortinet
4 6 (16.67%) ArcSight
4 6 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.67%) FireEye
4 6 (16.67%) GFI Software
4 6 (16.67%) LogRhythm
4 6 (16.67%) McAfee
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.67%) Rapid7
4 6 (16.67%) Sourcefire
4 6 (16.67%) Symantec
4 6 (16.67%) TippingPoint
5 4 (11.11%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) VMware
6 3 (8.33%) Aruba
6 3 (8.33%) Motorola
7 1 (2.78%) SolarWinds