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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 80 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing F5 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% 0.33% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.80% 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£481 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £50.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
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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
499 410 347
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.67% 34.20% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 221 134
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £165 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £12.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.20% -46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 8 (66.67%) Nokia
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
3 8 (66.67%) Fortinet
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (66.67%) Imperva
4 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (33.33%) Change Management
5 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (16.67%) CCIE
7 2 (16.67%) CCNP
7 2 (16.67%) CCNA
7 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 2 (16.67%) VLAN
7 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
8 1 (8.33%) Puppet
8 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
8 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
8 1 (8.33%) DevOps

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall
1 8 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (16.67%) VLAN
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) NetScaler
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Support
3 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
3 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
5 1 (8.33%) DevOps
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCIE
1 2 (16.67%) CCNP
1 2 (16.67%) CCNA
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) Nokia
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
2 8 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 8 (66.67%) Imperva