Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 145 99
Rank change year-on-year +2 -46 +25
Contract jobs citing F5 56 39 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.16% 0.88% 2.23%
As % of the Vendors category 3.04% 2.31% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 58
Yorkshire median daily rate £395 £435 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.20% +8.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £308 £200 £175
90th Percentile £462 £575 £510
England median daily rate £429 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +0.82% -2.86% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £66.81 £40.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year +67.03% +28.00% -30.56%

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 1,844 1,687 1,980
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 38.07% 38.18% 40.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,154 1,051 1,250
Yorkshire median daily rate £415 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £250 £209 £231
90th Percentile £556 £550 £539
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 82 103
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.59% +3.43%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.31 £9.80
90th Percentile £25.00 £40.00 £27.00
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 -5 36 £360 -15.29% 12
South Yorkshire -2 9 £390 +22.83% 1
North Yorkshire +1 7 £413 -13.16% 1
F5
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 (87.50%) Cisco
2 33 (58.93%) Firewall
3 28 (50.00%) BGP
4 27 (48.21%) Load Balancing
5 26 (46.43%) OSPF
6 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
7 22 (39.29%) DNS
7 22 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 19 (33.93%) WAN
10 17 (30.36%) LAN
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (28.57%) MPLS
11 16 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 15 (26.79%) Technical Analysis
12 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
12 15 (26.79%) CCNP
12 15 (26.79%) Finance
13 14 (25.00%) Degree
13 14 (25.00%) ITIL
13 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
13 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 13 (23.21%) Blue Coat
15 12 (21.43%) High Availability
15 12 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
16 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (19.64%) Network Security
16 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
17 10 (17.86%) VMware

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 (1.79%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (58.93%) Firewall
2 28 (50.00%) BGP
3 26 (46.43%) OSPF
4 22 (39.29%) DNS
4 22 (39.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 19 (33.93%) WAN
7 17 (30.36%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (30.36%) LAN
8 16 (28.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 16 (28.57%) MPLS
9 11 (19.64%) Network Security
10 8 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 7 (12.50%) BIG-IP
12 6 (10.71%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (10.71%) Internet
12 6 (10.71%) SSL
12 6 (10.71%) TACACS
12 6 (10.71%) tcpdump
12 6 (10.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) GitLab
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.79%) JIRA
1 1 (1.79%) JUnit
1 1 (1.79%) Maven
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
1 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Writer
7 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (1.79%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.71%) Private Cloud
3 4 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.79%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 8 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.93%) Unix
5 4 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.79%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) Load Balancing
2 15 (26.79%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (25.00%) ITIL
4 12 (21.43%) Collaborative Working
4 12 (21.43%) High Availability
5 11 (19.64%) Computer Science
6 10 (17.86%) Translating Business Requirements
7 8 (14.29%) Network Design
8 7 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 5 (8.93%) Decision-Making
10 5 (8.93%) Risk Management
11 3 (5.36%) Change Control
11 3 (5.36%) Migration
12 2 (3.57%) Contingency Planning
12 2 (3.57%) Data Centre Operations
12 2 (3.57%) Information Security
12 2 (3.57%) ITIL V3
12 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
13 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.57%) Tcl
2 1 (1.79%) Java
2 1 (1.79%) Python
2 1 (1.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNP
3 14 (25.00%) Degree
3 14 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (19.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (7.14%) CCIE
6 4 (7.14%) CISSP
6 4 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
6 4 (7.14%) GSEC
7 3 (5.36%) CCSA
8 2 (3.57%) CCSE
8 2 (3.57%) PMP
9 1 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.93%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.36%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.57%) Firmware
4 2 (3.57%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) ArcSight ESM
2 4 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (5.36%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) SCCM
4 2 (3.57%) WSUS
5 1 (1.79%) Ansible
5 1 (1.79%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) CheckPoint
3 13 (23.21%) Blue Coat
4 10 (17.86%) VMware
5 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.71%) ArcSight
7 5 (8.93%) Dell
7 5 (8.93%) EMC
7 5 (8.93%) NetApp
7 5 (8.93%) Splunk
8 4 (7.14%) CA
8 4 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 4 (7.14%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.14%) Symantec
8 4 (7.14%) Tufin
9 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
9 3 (5.36%) IBM
9 3 (5.36%) Infoblox
10 2 (3.57%) Aruba
10 2 (3.57%) Juniper