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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
F5
Rank 107 117 119
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +2
Contract jobs citing F5 18 20 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.81% 1.73% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 7
Median daily rate £375 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £503 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
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
992 1156 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 43.89% 35.60% 43.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 540 595
Median daily rate £350 £356 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% +1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 48 26
Median hourly rate £35.50 £16.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.87% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £33.74 £38.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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
Edinburgh +2 8 £460 -4.41%
Glasgow +15 7 £275 - 2
Scottish Borders - 1 £350 -
F5
UK

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 54 (79.41%) CheckPoint
2 53 (77.94%) Cisco
3 46 (67.65%) Load Balancing
4 45 (66.18%) Firewall
5 39 (57.35%) Juniper
5 39 (57.35%) Fortinet
6 37 (54.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 35 (51.47%) Network Security
8 34 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 32 (47.06%) HP
10 30 (44.12%) TippingPoint
11 28 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (36.76%) CCNP
12 25 (36.76%) CCNA
13 21 (30.88%) Internet
13 21 (30.88%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (29.41%) Network Management
15 19 (27.94%) OpenStack
16 16 (23.53%) Data Privacy
17 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
18 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
19 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
19 12 (17.65%) SolarWinds
19 12 (17.65%) ITIL
20 10 (14.71%) CA
20 10 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
20 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
20 10 (14.71%) CA Spectrum
21 9 (13.24%) 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 (27.94%) OpenStack
2 4 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) JBoss
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (66.18%) Firewall
2 37 (54.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 35 (51.47%) Network Security
4 34 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 21 (30.88%) Internet
6 10 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (13.24%) BIG-IP
8 8 (11.76%) Cisco PIX
9 6 (8.82%) SSL
10 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
11 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (5.88%) LAN
11 4 (5.88%) SAN
11 4 (5.88%) WAN
12 3 (4.41%) VPN
13 2 (2.94%) DNS
13 2 (2.94%) OSPF
13 2 (2.94%) SSH
13 2 (2.94%) Wireless
13 2 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (8.82%) Banking
2 4 (5.88%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 2 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (10.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (8.82%) Security Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Network Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Network Security Analyst
4 5 (7.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 5 (7.35%) Security Analyst
5 3 (4.41%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Consultant
5 3 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (4.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (2.94%) Network Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (2.94%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) RESTful
1 2 (2.94%) SAML
2 1 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.29%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.47%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (8.82%) Windows
2 6 (8.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.88%) AIX
4 2 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (67.65%) Load Balancing
2 21 (30.88%) Capacity Planning
3 20 (29.41%) Network Management
4 16 (23.53%) Data Privacy
5 14 (20.59%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (17.65%) ITIL
7 10 (14.71%) ITIL V3
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (5.88%) Migration
9 4 (5.88%) Security Architecture
10 3 (4.41%) Email Filtering
10 3 (4.41%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.41%) Web Filtering
11 2 (2.94%) Network Architecture
12 1 (1.47%) Change Control
12 1 (1.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (36.76%) CCNA
2 25 (36.76%) CCNP
3 14 (20.59%) Security Cleared
4 12 (17.65%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.88%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) CheckPoint
2 53 (77.94%) Cisco
3 39 (57.35%) Fortinet
3 39 (57.35%) Juniper
4 32 (47.06%) HP
5 30 (44.12%) TippingPoint
6 12 (17.65%) SolarWinds
7 10 (14.71%) CA
8 5 (7.35%) Intel Security
8 5 (7.35%) VMware
9 4 (5.88%) EMC
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 3 (4.41%) Brocade
10 3 (4.41%) Forcepoint
10 3 (4.41%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.41%) Riverbed
10 3 (4.41%) Sophos
11 2 (2.94%) Oracle
12 1 (1.47%) Citrix