Period
to 26 July 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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 129 120
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9 0
Contract jobs citing F5 25 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.11% 0.39% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 3.15% 0.98% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £430 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £295 £328 £356
90th Percentile £524 £473 £484
Scotland median daily rate £413 £330 £405
% change year-on-year +25.00% -18.52% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £31.93 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -20.19% - -

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 793 1122 907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 35.10% 40.07% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 565 445
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £251 £263 £213
90th Percentile £561 £525 £488
Scotland median daily rate £390 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.75% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Edinburgh median hourly rate £27.50 £27.41 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.34% -15.67% +54.76%
10th Percentile £14.49 £11.45 £12.04
90th Percentile £46.08 £49.13 £43.38
Scotland median hourly rate £28.75 £36.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -20.14% +125.00% -11.11%

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 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 12 (48.00%) LAN
5 11 (44.00%) WAN
5 11 (44.00%) Wireless
6 10 (40.00%) Finance
6 10 (40.00%) MPLS
6 10 (40.00%) BGP
6 10 (40.00%) Citrix
6 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
6 10 (40.00%) NetScaler
7 9 (36.00%) Internet
8 8 (32.00%) OSPF
9 7 (28.00%) IPsec
9 7 (28.00%) 802.11
9 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
9 7 (28.00%) VPN
9 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (28.00%) Cacti
9 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
9 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (28.00%) HSRP
9 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
9 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
9 7 (28.00%) 802.1X
9 7 (28.00%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP

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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) IaaS
2 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 12 (48.00%) LAN
3 11 (44.00%) WAN
3 11 (44.00%) Wireless
4 10 (40.00%) BGP
4 10 (40.00%) MPLS
4 10 (40.00%) NetScaler
5 9 (36.00%) Internet
6 8 (32.00%) OSPF
7 7 (28.00%) 802.11
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (28.00%) Cisco Wireless
7 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
7 7 (28.00%) HSRP
7 7 (28.00%) IPsec
7 7 (28.00%) VPN
7 7 (28.00%) Wireshark
8 6 (24.00%) BIG-IP
8 6 (24.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) DB2
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (4.00%) Legal
4 1 (4.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Network Specialist
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support
4 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Designer
5 1 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Platform Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (8.00%) Java EE
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) SOAP
2 2 (8.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (4.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) EJB
3 1 (4.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) JPA
3 1 (4.00%) jQuery
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) PKI
4 1 (4.00%) DataPower
4 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Unix
2 3 (12.00%) Windows
3 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) AIX
4 1 (4.00%) OS/2
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (16.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (12.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) CCIE
1 5 (20.00%) CCNP
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) CCSA
3 1 (4.00%) CCSE
3 1 (4.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Cacti
1 7 (28.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (4.00%) CA Endevor
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) Cisco
2 17 (68.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 10 (40.00%) Citrix
4 7 (28.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (8.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) Adobe
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) Imperva
6 1 (4.00%) Intel
6 1 (4.00%) VMware