Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 124 101 134
Rank change year-on-year -23 +33 -17
Contract jobs citing BIG-IP 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.14% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 3.05% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Edinburgh median daily rate - - £325
Scotland median daily rate - £324 £325
% change year-on-year - -0.38% -
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 217 164 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.50% 7.93% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 80 113
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +10.70%
10th Percentile £123 £209 £263
90th Percentile £574 £513 £525
Scotland median daily rate £325 £368 £350
% change year-on-year -11.68% +5.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £13.25 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.11% +50.00% -62.50%
10th Percentile £9.68 £15.49 £14.50
90th Percentile £16.63 £46.49 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £31.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year -51.45% -20.19% +10.65%

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 21 June 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 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) GCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
1 4 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 4 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) FabricPath
2 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) BGP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) FabricPath
1 4 (100.00%) HSRP
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Network Architecture
2 3 (75.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) GCP
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Ansible
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Infoblox