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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
England / Yorkshire
Rank 89 83 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing F5 35 59 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.65% 2.08% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 4.53% 5.13% 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 23 36
Median daily rate £438 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
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 Yorkshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 772 1149 1161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 36.35% 40.46% 42.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 735 715
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 61 59
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.19 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.23% +1.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £21.50 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -13.81% +11.76%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 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
West Yorkshire +4 13 £513 +18.49% 6
South Yorkshire -11 13 £365 +25.86%
North Yorkshire +2 5 £450 +63.63%
F5
England

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for F5.

1 91 (91.92%) Cisco
2 67 (67.68%) Firewall
3 44 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (38.38%) CheckPoint
5 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (26.26%) Cisco Nexus
7 24 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 24 (24.24%) Brocade
8 23 (23.23%) Load Balancing
8 23 (23.23%) VPN
8 23 (23.23%) Migration
9 22 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 21 (21.21%) Data Centre
10 21 (21.21%) CCNP
11 20 (20.20%) Finance
11 20 (20.20%) IPsec
12 18 (18.18%) Palo Alto
13 16 (16.16%) Blue Coat
14 15 (15.15%) CCNA
14 15 (15.15%) Unix
14 15 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (15.15%) VLAN
15 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.14%) VMware
16 13 (13.13%) DNS
16 13 (13.13%) WAN
16 13 (13.13%) BGP
16 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
17 12 (12.12%) Infoblox
17 12 (12.12%) Network Security

F5
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 10 (10.10%) MS Office
2 7 (7.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.09%) Akamai
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (67.68%) Firewall
2 44 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 26 (26.26%) Cisco Nexus
4 24 (24.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 23 (23.23%) VPN
6 22 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 20 (20.20%) IPsec
8 15 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (15.15%) VLAN
9 13 (13.13%) BGP
9 13 (13.13%) DNS
9 13 (13.13%) WAN
10 12 (12.12%) Network Security
10 12 (12.12%) Wireless
11 11 (11.11%) DHCP
11 11 (11.11%) EIGRP
11 11 (11.11%) Internet
12 10 (10.10%) FCoE
12 10 (10.10%) NetScaler
12 10 (10.10%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (20.20%) Finance
2 11 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
4 2 (2.02%) Back Office
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
4 2 (2.02%) Electronics
4 2 (2.02%) Law
4 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 50 (50.51%) Network Engineer
2 22 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (20.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Consultant
5 10 (10.10%) Team Leader
6 8 (8.08%) Network Specialist
6 8 (8.08%) Network Team Leader
7 7 (7.07%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Network Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Security Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Administrator
9 4 (4.04%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Information Security Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) Information Specialist
9 4 (4.04%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.01%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.04%) DataPower
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) iPad
5 1 (1.01%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.15%) Unix
2 7 (7.07%) Windows
3 2 (2.02%) CatOS
3 2 (2.02%) Data ONTAP
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.23%) Load Balancing
1 23 (23.23%) Migration
2 12 (12.12%) Network Design
3 10 (10.10%) High Availability
4 8 (8.08%) ITIL
4 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (6.06%) Performance Management
6 4 (4.04%) Information Security
6 4 (4.04%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 4 (4.04%) Mentoring
6 4 (4.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 4 (4.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (4.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.03%) People Management
8 2 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.02%) Facilities Management
8 2 (2.02%) Network Management
8 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.02%) Perl
1 2 (2.02%) Python
1 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (29.29%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (21.21%) CCNP
3 15 (15.15%) CCNA
4 13 (13.13%) Security Cleared
5 9 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 8 (8.08%) CCIE
7 2 (2.02%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.01%) CCSE
8 1 (1.01%) CCSP
8 1 (1.01%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.03%) Firmware
3 2 (2.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.02%) vSphere
3 2 (2.02%) XenApp
4 1 (1.01%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.01%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (6.06%) FortiGate
2 4 (4.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.04%) HP UCMDB
2 4 (4.04%) Nexpose
2 4 (4.04%) OPNET
3 3 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.02%) OpenView
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 91 (91.92%) Cisco
2 38 (38.38%) CheckPoint
3 24 (24.24%) Brocade
4 18 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 16 (16.16%) Blue Coat
6 14 (14.14%) Microsoft
6 14 (14.14%) VMware
7 12 (12.12%) Infoblox
8 10 (10.10%) TippingPoint
9 9 (9.09%) HP
9 9 (9.09%) Sourcefire
10 8 (8.08%) Juniper
11 6 (6.06%) Fortinet
11 6 (6.06%) IBM
12 5 (5.05%) ArcSight
12 5 (5.05%) Intel Security
12 5 (5.05%) LogRhythm
12 5 (5.05%) Nokia
13 4 (4.04%) BMC
13 4 (4.04%) Symantec
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