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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 78 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.33% - 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £33.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+51.51% +2.32%
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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
473 344 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.80% 30.77% 35.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 129 131
Average daily rate £400 £388 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Average hourly rate £15.77 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.29% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.56
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.31%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 August 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5.

1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) JBoss
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
3 1 (16.67%) ProxySG

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing F5 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited F5. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) BT
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 1 (16.67%) EMC
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss