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 28 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 55 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Contract jobs citing F5 9 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 0.46% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 1.15% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £303 £275 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £398 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
297 348 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.62% 40.00% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 150 129
Median daily rate £340 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £12.35 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 28 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for F5.

1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 15 (68.18%) Load Balancing
4 12 (54.55%) Network Security
5 10 (45.45%) Firewall
5 10 (45.45%) CCNA
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (31.82%) HP
8 6 (27.27%) CCNP
8 6 (27.27%) Juniper
8 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
9 4 (18.18%) Law
9 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
9 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) Internet
9 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
10 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
10 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (13.64%) Network Management
10 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN

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 (4.55%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Network Security
2 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
3 8 (36.36%) Cisco PIX
4 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (18.18%) Internet
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) VPN
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
7 2 (9.09%) BGP
7 2 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 2 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (9.09%) IPsec
7 2 (9.09%) OSPF
7 2 (9.09%) SAN
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
7 2 (9.09%) WLAN
8 1 (4.55%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) AIX
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Load Balancing
2 3 (13.64%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (13.64%) Network Architecture
2 3 (13.64%) Network Management
2 3 (13.64%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CCNA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) CheckPoint
3 7 (31.82%) HP
4 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
4 6 (27.27%) Juniper
5 4 (18.18%) Riverbed
6 3 (13.64%) Brocade
6 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
6 3 (13.64%) TippingPoint
7 2 (9.09%) EMC
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 2 (9.09%) VMware