Period
to 25 September 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 25 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 135 125
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +42
Contract jobs citing F5 55 44 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.06% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 2.74% 4.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 55
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.83% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £281 £313 £306
90th Percentile £492 £500 £500
England median daily rate £430 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +7.38% -5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £53.33 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +12.68% -31.29%

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 1,841 1,605 2,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 36.77% 38.74% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,149 952 1,358
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £251 £258 £254
90th Percentile £556 £550 £563
England median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 70 91
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.66 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.29% -2.07% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.53 £9.25 £9.80
90th Percentile £35.00 £26.25 £24.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 September 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 25 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
West Yorkshire -16 28 £358 -18.29% 6
North Yorkshire +2 13 £421 -11.37% 1
South Yorkshire -3 13 £421 +14.63% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 49 (89.09%) Cisco
2 26 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (45.45%) WAN
4 22 (40.00%) Firewall
5 20 (36.36%) CCNP
6 19 (34.55%) CheckPoint
7 17 (30.91%) High Availability
8 16 (29.09%) BGP
8 16 (29.09%) Finance
8 16 (29.09%) LAN
9 15 (27.27%) MPLS
10 14 (25.45%) DNS
10 14 (25.45%) CCNA
10 14 (25.45%) VMware
11 13 (23.64%) OSPF
11 13 (23.64%) Collaborative Working
12 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
12 12 (21.82%) Translating Business Requirements
12 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 12 (21.82%) ITIL
12 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
13 10 (18.18%) Internet
14 9 (16.36%) Windows
14 9 (16.36%) Linux
14 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
14 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (16.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
15 8 (14.55%) Splunk

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 2 (3.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Office 365
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) WAN
2 22 (40.00%) Firewall
3 16 (29.09%) BGP
3 16 (29.09%) LAN
4 15 (27.27%) MPLS
5 14 (25.45%) DNS
6 13 (23.64%) OSPF
7 10 (18.18%) Internet
8 9 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (12.73%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 5 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (9.09%) SSL
10 5 (9.09%) VoIP
11 3 (5.45%) BIG-IP
11 3 (5.45%) IPsec
11 3 (5.45%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
11 3 (5.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (29.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.55%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Network Analyst
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Implementation Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Implementation Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Writer
6 3 (5.45%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) LAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Linux
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
1 9 (16.36%) Windows Server
2 6 (10.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 5 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) High Availability
2 13 (23.64%) Collaborative Working
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL
3 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
3 12 (21.82%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (16.36%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (14.55%) Change Control
6 7 (12.73%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.09%) Network Design
8 5 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
9 4 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.64%) DevOps
10 2 (3.64%) Information Security
10 2 (3.64%) Open Source
10 2 (3.64%) Security Architecture
10 2 (3.64%) Validation
11 1 (1.82%) Incident Management
11 1 (1.82%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) Python
2 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (36.36%) CCNP
3 14 (25.45%) CCNA
4 8 (14.55%) CCIE
4 8 (14.55%) Degree
5 7 (12.73%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) CCIP
7 5 (9.09%) CCSP
8 4 (7.27%) CISSP
8 4 (7.27%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (7.27%) GSEC
9 3 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.64%) CCSA
11 1 (1.82%) CCSE
11 1 (1.82%) CCSM
11 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.82%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.82%) QA
1 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.73%) ProxySG
2 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) Firmware
3 2 (3.64%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Ansible
1 3 (5.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.64%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (89.09%) Cisco
2 19 (34.55%) CheckPoint
3 14 (25.45%) VMware
4 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
5 9 (16.36%) Blue Coat
6 8 (14.55%) Dell
6 8 (14.55%) EMC
6 8 (14.55%) NetApp
6 8 (14.55%) Splunk
7 7 (12.73%) Symantec
8 6 (10.91%) Juniper
9 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
10 4 (7.27%) Infoblox
11 3 (5.45%) Civica
11 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.45%) IBM
12 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto
12 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
13 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
13 1 (1.82%) Veeam