Period
to 13 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for knowledge and experience of F5 products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited F5 over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within F5 Networks, Inc.

F5
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 90 125
Rank change year-on-year -25 +35 -13
Contract jobs citing F5 27 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.92% 1.31% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 3.18% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £435 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.17% -9.61% -3.75%
10th Percentile £180 £206 £438
90th Percentile £538 £521 £499
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £391
% change year-on-year +6.67% -4.15% -13.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £45.00 - -

F5 is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 976 817 1032
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.08% 41.12% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 552 440 500
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.63% -0.63%
10th Percentile £251 £217 £250
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £395 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +12.86% - -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £19.50 £19.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.54% -1.29% +25.27%
10th Percentile £12.63 £14.35 £10.65
90th Percentile £36.50 £52.00 £34.57
Scotland median hourly rate £22.50 £16.75 £14.51
% change year-on-year +34.33% +15.48% -8.02%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Edinburgh

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Edinburgh

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for F5.

1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 12 (44.44%) Banking
4 11 (40.74%) NetScaler
4 11 (40.74%) Citrix
5 10 (37.04%) VPN
5 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
6 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (33.33%) Internet
6 9 (33.33%) MPLS
7 8 (29.63%) Wireless
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) LAN
7 8 (29.63%) WAN
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) SOAP
7 8 (29.63%) XML
7 8 (29.63%) XSLT
7 8 (29.63%) Linux
7 8 (29.63%) JBoss
7 8 (29.63%) Java EE
8 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
8 7 (25.93%) PKI
8 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (25.93%) Change Control
8 7 (25.93%) Windows
8 7 (25.93%) LDAP
8 7 (25.93%) BGP

F5
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 8 (29.63%) JBoss
2 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
3 6 (22.22%) IIS
4 5 (18.52%) Apache
5 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (18.52%) IaaS
1 5 (18.52%) PaaS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (74.07%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) NetScaler
3 10 (37.04%) BIG-IP
3 10 (37.04%) VPN
4 9 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (33.33%) Internet
4 9 (33.33%) MPLS
5 8 (29.63%) LAN
5 8 (29.63%) WAN
5 8 (29.63%) Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) BGP
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
6 7 (25.93%) LDAP
6 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
7 6 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (18.52%) DNS
8 5 (18.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (18.52%) OSPF
9 4 (14.81%) 802.11
9 4 (14.81%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Maven
General
1 12 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 6 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Platform Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Platform Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Platform Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) AWS Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Check Point Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) Java EE
1 8 (29.63%) SOAP
1 8 (29.63%) XML
1 8 (29.63%) XSLT
2 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) Ajax
2 5 (18.52%) EJB
2 5 (18.52%) EJB 3.0
2 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
2 5 (18.52%) JPA
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) RESTful
3 4 (14.81%) 802.1X
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) LAMP
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) Spring
5 1 (3.70%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) PKI
2 5 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) DataPower
3 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Change Control
2 6 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 4 (14.81%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Change Management
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Runbook
3 4 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) High Availability
4 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security
6 1 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) CCNP
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.81%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Cacti
1 4 (14.81%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.70%) Ansible
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 14 (51.85%) CheckPoint
3 11 (40.74%) Citrix
4 10 (37.04%) Blue Coat
5 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
6 5 (18.52%) IBM
6 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Fortinet
7 4 (14.81%) Imperva
7 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
8 3 (11.11%) Adobe
8 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
9 1 (3.70%) Juniper