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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 47 62
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Contract jobs citing F5 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.40% 1.61% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 3.42% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 1
Median daily rate £388 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.57% -4.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £26.29
% change year-on-year
- +71.20%

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
245 322 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 49.40% 47.14% 35.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 178 136
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £177 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.00 £32.96 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.62% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £19.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.80 £46.12 £15.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +34.32%

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 18 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless

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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
3 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) AIX
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) HPUX
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) SUSE
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Aruba
4 1 (16.67%) Brocade
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
4 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas