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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 56 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 15 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.84% - 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 4.55% - 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 3
Median daily rate £425 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £378 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £38.14
% change year-on-year
- +17.97%

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
330 488 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 40.54% 35.01% 29.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 240 188
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
Median hourly rate £19.50 £33.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.35% +110.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £12.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £67.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
5 13 (43.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
6 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
8 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
8 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 7 (23.33%) Network Security
9 7 (23.33%) Linux
10 6 (20.00%) CCNP
10 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (20.00%) Law
10 6 (20.00%) Banking
11 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
11 5 (16.67%) BGP
11 5 (16.67%) OSPF
12 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
12 4 (13.33%) Finance
12 4 (13.33%) Information Security
12 4 (13.33%) Network Design
12 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
12 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
13 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
13 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
13 3 (10.00%) Migration
13 3 (10.00%) Windows

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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) JBoss
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) BIG-IP
2 13 (43.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (33.33%) DNS
4 9 (30.00%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (23.33%) Network Security
7 5 (16.67%) BGP
7 5 (16.67%) OSPF
8 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (10.00%) MPLS
10 2 (6.67%) SSL
10 2 (6.67%) VoIP
11 1 (3.33%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
11 1 (3.33%) FWSM
11 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
11 1 (3.33%) VPN
11 1 (3.33%) WAN
11 1 (3.33%) Wireless
General
1 6 (20.00%) Banking
1 6 (20.00%) Law
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Network Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Network Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security
2 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Migration
3 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Business Development
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Project Management
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.33%) Security Architecture
4 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCNP
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.33%) Cacti
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 19 (63.33%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) Blue Coat
4 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
6 3 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.33%) Aruba
8 1 (3.33%) HP
8 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
Edinburgh
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago