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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
UK / Scotland
Rank 81 115 110
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -5
Contract jobs citing F5 24 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.38% 0.54% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 1.31% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 12
Median daily rate £360 £358 £476
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -24.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £325 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £382 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £375 £401
% change year-on-year
+4.66% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -14.00%

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
775 1070 996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 44.54% 41.47% 36.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 562 537
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 8 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% +14.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £43.88 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 - 12 £430 - 1
Renfrewshire - 10 £324 -
Glasgow -10 1 £400 +11.88%
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 45 (83.33%) Cisco
2 37 (68.52%) CheckPoint
3 26 (48.15%) BIG-IP
4 25 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (46.30%) CCNP
5 24 (44.44%) Firewall
6 23 (42.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 22 (40.74%) Fortinet
8 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
9 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
9 20 (37.04%) HP
10 18 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (31.48%) Network Security
12 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
13 15 (27.78%) Juniper
13 15 (27.78%) Load Balancing
14 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
15 12 (22.22%) Wireless
15 12 (22.22%) DNS
15 12 (22.22%) WAN
16 11 (20.37%) LAN
16 11 (20.37%) ITIL
16 11 (20.37%) Network Design
16 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
17 10 (18.52%) Aruba
18 9 (16.67%) Linux
18 9 (16.67%) CCNA
18 9 (16.67%) CCIE
18 9 (16.67%) FortiGate

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 (5.56%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.70%) Apache
2 2 (3.70%) iPlanet
2 2 (3.70%) JBoss
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (48.15%) BIG-IP
2 24 (44.44%) Firewall
3 23 (42.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 17 (31.48%) Network Security
6 14 (25.93%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (22.22%) DNS
7 12 (22.22%) WAN
7 12 (22.22%) Wireless
8 11 (20.37%) LAN
9 7 (12.96%) Internet
10 5 (9.26%) BGP
10 5 (9.26%) OSPF
11 4 (7.41%) Spanning Tree
12 3 (5.56%) MPLS
13 2 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (1.85%) Cisco Nexus
14 1 (1.85%) FWSM
14 1 (1.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (14.81%) Law
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Network Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Consultant
3 11 (20.37%) Network Consultant
4 10 (18.52%) Security Consultant
5 8 (14.81%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Network Security Consultant
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Designer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Network Support
9 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) CSS
1 2 (3.70%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) Clustering
4 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.85%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 6 (11.11%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (3.70%) Solaris
4 2 (3.70%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) HPUX
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.85%) SUSE
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 11 (20.37%) Network Design
3 7 (12.96%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (12.96%) Data Privacy
3 7 (12.96%) Network Management
4 6 (11.11%) ITSM
4 6 (11.11%) Service Management
5 4 (7.41%) Information Security
6 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 3 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.85%) Scrum
8 1 (1.85%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
8 1 (1.85%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) Java
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
1 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) CCNP
1 25 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (38.89%) Security Cleared
3 20 (37.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (16.67%) CCIE
4 9 (16.67%) CCNA
5 8 (14.81%) CCSA
5 8 (14.81%) JNCIA
6 7 (12.96%) CCSE
7 6 (11.11%) CCDP
7 6 (11.11%) CCIP
7 6 (11.11%) JNCIE
8 5 (9.26%) Degree
9 4 (7.41%) HP ASE
9 4 (7.41%) HP MASE
10 1 (1.85%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) KVM
3 1 (1.85%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.85%) SCSM
3 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (83.33%) Cisco
2 37 (68.52%) CheckPoint
3 22 (40.74%) Fortinet
4 20 (37.04%) HP
5 15 (27.78%) Juniper
6 12 (22.22%) Blue Coat
7 11 (20.37%) Riverbed
8 10 (18.52%) Aruba
9 7 (12.96%) TippingPoint
10 5 (9.26%) VMware
11 4 (7.41%) Intel Security
12 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
12 3 (5.56%) Red Hat
13 2 (3.70%) Citrix
13 2 (3.70%) Infoblox
13 2 (3.70%) Oracle
13 2 (3.70%) Sun
14 1 (1.85%) BEA
14 1 (1.85%) PlateSpin
14 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds