The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited F5 over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5
Rank 121 119 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing F5 5 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.19% 0.043% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.092% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate £465 £425 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.41% +39.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £351 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.02% -6.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.47 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-0.09% -
Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1119 1088 1130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 42.23% 46.44% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 533 519 537
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 63
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -34.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.40 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
F5
UK

F5
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing F5 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2014.

F5 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

F5
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -26 1 £380 -10.58% 3
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) Network Security
6 5 (35.71%) WAN
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) EMC
7 4 (28.57%) Linux
7 4 (28.57%) Juniper
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) McAfee
7 4 (28.57%) Time Management
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
7 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
7 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (28.57%) Crossbeam
7 4 (28.57%) Finance
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
7 4 (28.57%) vSphere
7 4 (28.57%) Junos
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V

F5
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security
3 5 (35.71%) WAN
4 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (28.57%) Junos
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
6 2 (14.29%) IntruShield
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) Intranet
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) DataStage
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Consultant
2 2 (14.29%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Business Process Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Process Manager
3 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) DataPower
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) UNIX
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) SUSE
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
1 4 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
3 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Network Management
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Security Management
4 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) JSP 440
2 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (7.14%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) Juniper
3 4 (28.57%) McAfee
3 4 (28.57%) TippingPoint
3 4 (28.57%) Crossbeam
3 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
4 3 (21.43%) 3PAR
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Nokia
5 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.14%) Brocade
6 1 (7.14%) BMC
6 1 (7.14%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
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