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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
F5
Rank 61 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing F5 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.53% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 0.36% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.36% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £95.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-47.36% +187.87%
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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
266 279 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.09% 47.37% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 113 206
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.36 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £17.27 £15.77
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) SIEM
5 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (20.00%) Varonis

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Varonis