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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 88 82 87
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing F5 9 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.28% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 1.49% 0.98% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £40.00 £31.24
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +28.06%
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
605 408 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 44.81% 28.94% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 192 205
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £158 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Median hourly rate £15.82 £26.18 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.57% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £12.18 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £47.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 28 June 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 6 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) SAML
4 2 (22.22%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Apache
4 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 (22.22%) Apache
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) DMZ
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (11.11%) LAN
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Support
3 1 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Web Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) RESTful
1 2 (22.22%) SAML
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) KVM
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Prolexic
3 1 (11.11%) VMware