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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 52 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 19 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.08% - 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% - 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Median daily rate £420 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
-61.11% +71.20%
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
385 528 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 42.17% 35.06% 29.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 241 224
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £25.00 £24.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +0.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £12.08 £13.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £29.95 £73.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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 7 December 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 13 (48.15%) BIG-IP
4 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
5 10 (37.04%) DNS
6 9 (33.33%) Banking
7 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (25.93%) Network Security
8 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
9 6 (22.22%) Firewall
9 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
10 5 (18.52%) Law
10 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 4 (14.81%) SSL
11 4 (14.81%) Intel Security
11 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
12 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 3 (11.11%) Finance
12 3 (11.11%) MPLS
12 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (11.11%) Juniper
12 3 (11.11%) IIS
12 3 (11.11%) CCNP
12 3 (11.11%) JBoss
12 3 (11.11%) Apache
12 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
13 2 (7.41%) VoIP

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 3 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) IIS
1 3 (11.11%) JBoss
1 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) BIG-IP
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 8 (29.63%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (25.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (25.93%) Network Security
5 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 6 (22.22%) Firewall
6 4 (14.81%) SSL
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
8 2 (7.41%) VoIP
8 2 (7.41%) WAN
9 1 (3.70%) BGP
9 1 (3.70%) DMZ
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.70%) LAN
9 1 (3.70%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.70%) OSPF
9 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.70%) VPN
9 1 (3.70%) Wireless
General
1 9 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Law
3 3 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) RESTful
2 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.70%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
2 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 2 (7.41%) Information Security
3 2 (7.41%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Business Development
4 1 (3.70%) Change Control
4 1 (3.70%) Change Management
4 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.70%) ITIL
4 1 (3.70%) Network Design
4 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Management
4 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.70%) Release Management
4 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) CCNP
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CCIE
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Cacti
2 1 (3.70%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 14 (51.85%) Cisco
3 7 (25.93%) Blue Coat
4 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
5 4 (14.81%) Intel Security
6 3 (11.11%) Juniper
7 2 (7.41%) Infoblox
8 1 (3.70%) Aruba
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) HP
8 1 (3.70%) Prolexic
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) VMware
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