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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 80 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing F5 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £356
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £10.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.29 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -
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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
420 404 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.79% 34.01% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 208 140
Average daily rate £400 £395 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% +34.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.60 £180.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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 24 December 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) JBoss
2 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) RHCE
3 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (33.33%) LDAP
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) UNIX

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Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss
1 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) NetScreen
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Informix
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
1 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
3 1 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (22.22%) Data Security
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) RHCE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) ProxySG
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) EMC
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Hitachi
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) BT
4 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) Imperva