Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 146 99
Rank change year-on-year +7 -47 +65
Contract jobs citing F5 53 37 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.09% 0.86% 2.17%
As % of the Vendors category 2.89% 2.20% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 24 63
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £287 £221 £325
90th Percentile £479 £488 £505
England median daily rate £430 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +7.38% -6.98% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £93.75 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +134.38% +17.65% -24.70%

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 1,836 1,681 2,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 37.70% 39.17% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,147 1,029 1,343
Yorkshire median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £250 £213 £253
90th Percentile £550 £551 £550
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 79 105
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £14.20 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.75% -2.07% +6.66%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.69 £9.88
90th Percentile £33.75 £25.10 £24.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -9 27 £358 -15.88% 20
North Yorkshire +3 13 £421 -11.37% 1
South Yorkshire +3 12 £420 -0.59%
F5
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (41.51%) Firewall
3 21 (39.62%) WAN
4 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
5 17 (32.08%) BGP
6 16 (30.19%) LAN
6 16 (30.19%) CCNP
6 16 (30.19%) DNS
7 15 (28.30%) OSPF
8 14 (26.42%) Finance
8 14 (26.42%) Collaborative Working
9 13 (24.53%) High Availability
9 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
9 13 (24.53%) ITIL
10 12 (22.64%) Translating Business Requirements
11 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 11 (20.75%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) MPLS
11 11 (20.75%) VMware
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
12 10 (18.87%) CCNA
12 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
13 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
13 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (16.98%) Linux
13 9 (16.98%) Degree
14 8 (15.09%) Blue Coat
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared

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 (1.89%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
2 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (41.51%) Firewall
2 21 (39.62%) WAN
3 17 (32.08%) BGP
4 16 (30.19%) DNS
4 16 (30.19%) LAN
5 15 (28.30%) OSPF
6 11 (20.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (20.75%) MPLS
7 10 (18.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (15.09%) Internet
9 7 (13.21%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (11.32%) EIGRP
10 6 (11.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (11.32%) SSL
11 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
12 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
12 4 (7.55%) VPN
13 3 (5.66%) IPsec
13 3 (5.66%) Network Security
13 3 (5.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.89%) GitLab
1 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
1 1 (1.89%) JUnit
1 1 (1.89%) Maven
1 1 (1.89%) Selenium
1 1 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
3 5 (9.43%) Retail
4 3 (5.66%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Network Engineer
2 13 (24.53%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Network Analyst
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Architect
4 4 (7.55%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
4 4 (7.55%) Technical Writer
5 3 (5.66%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Network Architect
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Architect
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.89%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.21%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
2 9 (16.98%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (9.43%) Unix
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Collaborative Working
2 13 (24.53%) High Availability
2 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 13 (24.53%) Load Balancing
3 12 (22.64%) Translating Business Requirements
4 9 (16.98%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (15.09%) Technical Analysis
6 6 (11.32%) Change Control
6 6 (11.32%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.43%) Network Design
7 5 (9.43%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
8 4 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (3.77%) Contingency Planning
9 2 (3.77%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (3.77%) Information Security
9 2 (3.77%) Migration
9 2 (3.77%) Security Architecture
9 2 (3.77%) Validation
10 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) Python
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
1 1 (1.89%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (30.19%) CCNP
3 10 (18.87%) CCNA
4 9 (16.98%) Degree
5 8 (15.09%) CCIE
5 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
5 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.21%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (7.55%) CISSP
7 4 (7.55%) CompTIA Security+
7 4 (7.55%) GSEC
8 3 (5.66%) CCSA
8 3 (5.66%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (3.77%) CCSE
9 2 (3.77%) PMP
10 1 (1.89%) CCIP
10 1 (1.89%) CCSM
10 1 (1.89%) CCSP
10 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.66%) Firmware
4 2 (3.77%) Terminal Server
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Ansible
3 1 (1.89%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.89%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Cisco
2 18 (33.96%) CheckPoint
3 11 (20.75%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) Microsoft
5 8 (15.09%) Blue Coat
6 6 (11.32%) Juniper
7 5 (9.43%) Dell
7 5 (9.43%) EMC
7 5 (9.43%) Infoblox
7 5 (9.43%) NetApp
7 5 (9.43%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.43%) Splunk
8 4 (7.55%) Symantec
9 3 (5.66%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.66%) IBM
10 2 (3.77%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.77%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.89%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.89%) Meraki
11 1 (1.89%) ProCurve