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 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 83 112 111
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -1
Contract jobs citing F5 23 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 2.98% 1.64% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Median daily rate £388 £378 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% -16.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £326 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £446 £520
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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
772 1095 937
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.59% 41.41% 36.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 598 474
Median daily rate £363 £365 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 15 23
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +121.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.00 £33.20
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 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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 15 £425 - 4
Renfrewshire - 6 £324 - 2
Glasgow -1 2 £388 +3.33%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 39 (76.47%) Cisco
2 34 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 22 (43.14%) Firewall
3 22 (43.14%) BIG-IP
4 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 20 (39.22%) CCNP
6 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
7 18 (35.29%) Fortinet
8 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
10 15 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (29.41%) Network Security
10 15 (29.41%) HP
11 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
12 13 (25.49%) Juniper
13 12 (23.53%) Linux
14 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (19.61%) CCNA
15 10 (19.61%) DNS
16 9 (17.65%) WAN
16 9 (17.65%) Wireless
16 9 (17.65%) Network Design
16 9 (17.65%) Blue Coat
17 8 (15.69%) LAN
18 7 (13.73%) Windows
18 7 (13.73%) Internet
18 7 (13.73%) TippingPoint
18 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
18 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning

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 3 (5.88%) Apache
1 3 (5.88%) JBoss
1 3 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 3 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 2 (3.92%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 22 (43.14%) BIG-IP
1 22 (43.14%) Firewall
2 21 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (29.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 15 (29.41%) Network Security
4 11 (21.57%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (19.61%) DNS
6 9 (17.65%) WAN
6 9 (17.65%) Wireless
7 8 (15.69%) LAN
8 7 (13.73%) Internet
9 6 (11.76%) BGP
9 6 (11.76%) OSPF
10 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (7.84%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (5.88%) MPLS
11 3 (5.88%) SAN
12 2 (3.92%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
12 2 (3.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (11.76%) Banking
1 6 (11.76%) Law
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Network Consultant
3 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
4 6 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Consultant
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) CSS
1 2 (3.92%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.84%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.96%) CMDB
6 1 (1.96%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 7 (13.73%) Windows
3 5 (9.80%) AIX
4 3 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.92%) Solaris
5 2 (3.92%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) HPUX
6 1 (1.96%) SUSE
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
2 9 (17.65%) Network Design
3 7 (13.73%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (13.73%) Data Privacy
3 7 (13.73%) Network Management
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.84%) Information Security
6 4 (7.84%) Mentoring
6 4 (7.84%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (5.88%) ITSM
7 3 (5.88%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 3 (5.88%) Service Management
8 2 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) Java
1 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (39.22%) CCNP
3 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
4 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 10 (19.61%) CCNA
6 6 (11.76%) CCIE
7 5 (9.80%) CCSA
7 5 (9.80%) JNCIA
8 4 (7.84%) Degree
9 3 (5.88%) CCDP
9 3 (5.88%) CCIP
9 3 (5.88%) CCSE
9 3 (5.88%) JNCIE
10 2 (3.92%) HP ASE
10 2 (3.92%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.96%) Firmware
3 1 (1.96%) KVM
3 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.96%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) FortiGate
2 4 (7.84%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.96%) Cacti
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.96%) SCSM
3 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Cisco
2 34 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 18 (35.29%) Fortinet
4 15 (29.41%) HP
5 13 (25.49%) Juniper
6 9 (17.65%) Blue Coat
7 7 (13.73%) Aruba
7 7 (13.73%) Riverbed
7 7 (13.73%) TippingPoint
8 6 (11.76%) VMware
9 5 (9.80%) Intel Security
9 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
10 3 (5.88%) EMC
10 3 (5.88%) IBM
11 2 (3.92%) Infoblox
11 2 (3.92%) Oracle
11 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
11 2 (3.92%) Sun
12 1 (1.96%) BEA
12 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £370 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
ECS
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago