The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 69 85 76
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing F5 12 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.14% 0.47% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 1.52% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Median daily rate £450 £481 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.49% +28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.25 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +20.00%
F5
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
403 527 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.34% 31.16% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 265 228
Median daily rate £350 £390 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -1.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £47.25 £23.47 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.34% +91.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Edinburgh region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for F5.

1 13 (65.00%) BIG-IP
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) SSL
6 4 (20.00%) Migration
6 4 (20.00%) Apache
6 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Juniper
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
8 2 (10.00%) RESTful
8 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
1 4 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) BIG-IP
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Network Security
3 5 (25.00%) SSL
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (15.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 1 (5.00%) BGP
6 1 (5.00%) DMZ
6 1 (5.00%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) LAN
6 1 (5.00%) MPLS
6 1 (5.00%) OSPF
6 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Juniper Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) RESTful
1 2 (10.00%) SAML
2 1 (5.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Business Development
3 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (5.00%) DevOps
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.00%) Scrum
3 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) CCNP
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCIE
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.00%) KVM
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cacti
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (15.00%) Juniper
4 2 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Aruba
5 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Prolexic
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
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