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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 52 67 61
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing F5 15 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.31% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 4.76% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 2 2
Median daily rate £343 £475 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.89% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £455 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £360 £400
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £45.83 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +52.77%
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
315 336 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 48.46% 38.80% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 176 135
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 22 7
Median hourly rate - £31.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +76.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

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
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 31 May 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 14 (63.64%) Load Balancing
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (45.45%) Network Security
4 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (40.91%) Firewall
6 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (36.36%) CCNA
6 8 (36.36%) HP
7 7 (31.82%) Juniper
7 7 (31.82%) CCNP
8 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
8 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
8 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
8 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (18.18%) Law
9 4 (18.18%) VPN
9 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
10 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
10 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
11 2 (9.09%) Internet
11 2 (9.09%) Network Management
11 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (9.09%) TippingPoint
11 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
12 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (4.55%) Windows Server

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 10 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (45.45%) Network Security
2 9 (40.91%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) tcpdump
6 2 (9.09%) Internet
7 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.55%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) SAN
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Network Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Security Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Check Point Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) AIX
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (22.73%) Network Architecture
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CCNA
1 8 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (31.82%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) CheckPoint
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 7 (31.82%) Juniper
5 5 (22.73%) Riverbed
6 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
7 2 (9.09%) TippingPoint
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) IBM
8 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
8 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.55%) VMware