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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 63 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing F5 7 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.79% 0.58% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.31% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £401 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.24% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.67 £31.24 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+65.40% -3.89%
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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
367 305 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.52% 44.14% 47.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 148 211
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £213 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 12
Average hourly rate £20.69 £15.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.48% +10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.86 £11.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.00 £16.10 £16.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
5 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
5 5 (45.45%) SIEM
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (45.45%) Varonis
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (9.09%) Network Management
8 1 (9.09%) Junos
8 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
8 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Time Management
8 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
8 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) WAN
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) LAN
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Junos
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Network Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Architect
1 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
1 5 (45.45%) Test Scripting
1 5 (45.45%) Security Architecture
1 5 (45.45%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Varonis
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) McAfee
4 1 (9.09%) Crossbeam
4 1 (9.09%) TippingPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Juniper