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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 66 69 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing F5 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.46% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.55% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Average daily rate
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£275 £291 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -35.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £390 £363
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +7.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-30.00% +28.20%
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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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
348 363 313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.82% 43.21% 40.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 139 130
Average daily rate £345 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £24.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
2 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
4 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) Varonis
4 3 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) Service Management
6 1 (11.11%) MS Office
6 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
6 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
6 1 (11.11%) Incident Management

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Junos
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
1 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Juniper
1 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee
3 3 (33.33%) Varonis
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Crossbeam
5 1 (11.11%) TippingPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Riverbed