The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 53 48 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing F5 3 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.56% 1.78% 1.01%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 3.81% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 8
Median daily rate £400 £358 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% -28.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
256 289 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.58% 46.76% 37.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 155 176
Median daily rate £370 £313 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.40% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £32.71 £13.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.06% +145.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.05 £19.34 £11.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £46.07 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Glasgow region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for F5.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) AIX
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) EMC
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) KVM
5 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 1 (20.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 1 (20.00%) Aruba
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) PlateSpin
4 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (20.00%) Sun
4 1 (20.00%) Veritas