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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 60 - 81
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing F5 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% - 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 3.41% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £430 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
323 508 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.92% 35.38% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 257 207
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £300 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £549 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.25 £16.89
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.79% +138.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £39.25 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.25 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 1 March 2017.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 March 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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) BIG-IP
3 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 12 (40.00%) DNS
5 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
6 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 9 (30.00%) Network Security
8 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
8 8 (26.67%) Law
8 8 (26.67%) Firewall
9 6 (20.00%) Linux
9 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (20.00%) CCNP
9 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
10 5 (16.67%) OSPF
10 5 (16.67%) BGP
10 5 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (13.33%) Information Security
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
11 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 4 (13.33%) Network Design
11 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (10.00%) FortiGate
12 3 (10.00%) MPLS
13 2 (6.67%) HP

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 1 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) JBoss
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) BIG-IP
1 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (40.00%) DNS
3 11 (36.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (30.00%) Network Security
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
6 5 (16.67%) BGP
6 5 (16.67%) OSPF
7 4 (13.33%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
9 1 (3.33%) IP Telephony
9 1 (3.33%) SSL
9 1 (3.33%) VoIP
9 1 (3.33%) VPN
9 1 (3.33%) WAN
9 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (26.67%) Law
2 5 (16.67%) Banking
3 4 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (46.67%) Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 10 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 8 (26.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Consultant
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Change Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) CMDB
2 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (13.33%) Information Security
2 4 (13.33%) Network Design
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Migration
4 2 (6.67%) Process Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.33%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.33%) Scrum
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (3.33%) Transition Management
5 1 (3.33%) Translating Business Requirements
5 1 (3.33%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) CCNP
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) CCIE
2 1 (3.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.33%) Firmware
1 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.33%) ProxySG
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
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 22 (73.33%) Cisco
2 21 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 11 (36.67%) Blue Coat
4 8 (26.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (13.33%) Intel Security
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) Infoblox
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
7 1 (3.33%) Aruba
7 1 (3.33%) Citrix
7 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.33%) VMware