Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 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
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 125 120
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 +9
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 2 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.82% 3.96% 4.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate - £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% -
Scotland median daily rate - £513 £400
% change year-on-year - +28.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £31.85 -

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 243 227 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 8.18% 8.48% 11.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 111 147
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £203 £210 £210
90th Percentile £549 £488 £477
Scotland median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 £31.00 £11.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +162.93% -70.53%
10th Percentile £10.30 £30.50 £11.69
90th Percentile £32.50 £31.50 £11.90
Scotland median hourly rate £15.75 £31.93 £37.50
% change year-on-year -50.67% -14.87% +130.77%

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

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) Power BI
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) FabricPath
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) GCP

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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (50.00%) FabricPath
1 1 (50.00%) HSRP
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Power BI
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Database Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Charles River
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft