The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 110 118 124
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing F5 25 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.69% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.20% 1.94% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 7
Median daily rate £330 £351 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.04% +4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £525 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -30.00%
F5
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1134 1136 1101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.86% 35.59% 40.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 512 526
Median daily rate £340 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £464 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 42 26
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.70 £27.50
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing F5 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

F5 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

F5
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region.

F5 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

F5
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

F5
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region.

F5 Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

F5
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +15 8 £303 +10.00% 1
Renfrewshire -19 8 £275 -14.39%
Edinburgh -8 6 £475 -5.00% 1
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 50 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 46 (70.77%) Load Balancing
4 44 (67.69%) Firewall
5 39 (60.00%) Fortinet
6 38 (58.46%) Juniper
7 36 (55.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 34 (52.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 34 (52.31%) Network Security
9 33 (50.77%) HP
10 30 (46.15%) TippingPoint
11 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (40.00%) CCNP
12 26 (40.00%) CCNA
13 21 (32.31%) Internet
13 21 (32.31%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (30.77%) Network Management
15 19 (29.23%) OpenStack
16 16 (24.62%) Data Privacy
17 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
18 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
18 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
19 12 (18.46%) ITIL
20 11 (16.92%) SolarWinds
21 10 (15.38%) ITIL V3
21 10 (15.38%) CA
21 10 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
22 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
22 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (29.23%) OpenStack
2 4 (6.15%) Apache
2 4 (6.15%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.08%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (67.69%) Firewall
2 36 (55.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 34 (52.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 34 (52.31%) Network Security
4 21 (32.31%) Internet
5 9 (13.85%) BIG-IP
5 9 (13.85%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (12.31%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (9.23%) SSL
8 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
9 3 (4.62%) LAN
9 3 (4.62%) VPN
9 3 (4.62%) WAN
10 2 (3.08%) DNS
10 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.08%) IPsec
10 2 (3.08%) SAN
10 2 (3.08%) SSH
11 1 (1.54%) NetScaler
11 1 (1.54%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (9.23%) Banking
2 4 (6.15%) Law
3 3 (4.62%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Legal
4 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Network Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Network Security Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 5 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Consultant
4 4 (6.15%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.62%) Network Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Network Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Architect
5 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) RESTful
1 2 (3.08%) SAML
2 1 (1.54%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.08%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.08%) AIX
3 2 (3.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (70.77%) Load Balancing
2 21 (32.31%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (30.77%) Network Management
4 16 (24.62%) Data Privacy
5 13 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (18.46%) ITIL
7 10 (15.38%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.62%) Email Filtering
8 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.62%) Migration
8 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.62%) Web Filtering
9 2 (3.08%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (3.08%) Security Architecture
10 1 (1.54%) DevOps
10 1 (1.54%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.62%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (44.62%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (40.00%) CCNA
2 26 (40.00%) CCNP
3 13 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.54%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (15.38%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) Cisco
2 50 (76.92%) CheckPoint
3 39 (60.00%) Fortinet
4 38 (58.46%) Juniper
5 33 (50.77%) HP
6 30 (46.15%) TippingPoint
7 11 (16.92%) SolarWinds
8 10 (15.38%) CA
9 4 (6.15%) Intel Security
9 4 (6.15%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.62%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.62%) Sophos
10 3 (4.62%) VMware
11 2 (3.08%) Brocade
11 2 (3.08%) EMC
11 2 (3.08%) IBM
11 2 (3.08%) Oracle
11 2 (3.08%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.54%) Prolexic