Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for BIG-IP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BIG-IP over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

F5 Networks BIG-IP
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 128 107
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 -
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 5 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.37% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 3.94% 5.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £433 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.62% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £236 £483 £463
90th Percentile £596 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £433 £525 £375
% change year-on-year -17.62% +40.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £45.00 -

BIG-IP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 247 279 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.70% 9.48% 12.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 144 137
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% -2.67%
10th Percentile £202 £213 £200
90th Percentile £546 £559 £483
Scotland median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.00 £23.93 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% -53.98% +108.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £17.71 £12.81
90th Percentile £25.20 £30.09 £52.10
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year -30.00% +16.28% +26.47%

BIG-IP
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing BIG-IP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for BIG-IP in Edinburgh

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BIG-IP in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for BIG-IP in Edinburgh

BIG-IP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BIG-IP in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BIG-IP in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for BIG-IP.

1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Power BI
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Charles River
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) XML Messaging
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Kanban
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure

BIG-IP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Power BI
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Charles River Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) XML
1 3 (60.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) Kanban
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (60.00%) Charles River
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco