The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 67 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing F5 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.25% 0.13% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£291 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £38.25 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+30.71% +18.60%
Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
341 329 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.26% 41.91% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 133 152
Average daily rate £325 £350 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +15.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £450 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% +50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
F5
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) HND
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Juniper
2 1 (16.67%) BMC