Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 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.

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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 76 -
Rank change year-on-year -45 - +118
Contract jobs citing F5 18 30 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.60% 1.74% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.85% 4.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £430 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £355 £385
% change year-on-year +12.68% -7.79% -23.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 974 713 1,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.66% 41.41% 34.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 390 511
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £210 £255
90th Percentile £575 £526 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.71% -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 8
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £19.00 £28.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.26% -33.83% +40.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £14.25 £11.86
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% +12.53%

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 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing F5 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 F5.

1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 9 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (33.33%) Banking
5 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 6 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
7 4 (22.22%) IBM
7 4 (22.22%) IIS
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) XSLT
7 4 (22.22%) JBoss
7 4 (22.22%) Apache
7 4 (22.22%) BGP
7 4 (22.22%) Java EE
7 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Ansible
8 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
8 3 (16.67%) NetScaler

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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (16.67%) IaaS
3 3 (16.67%) PaaS
3 3 (16.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
5 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) BIG-IP
3 7 (38.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (33.33%) DNS
4 6 (33.33%) VPN
5 5 (27.78%) TCP/IP
6 4 (22.22%) BGP
6 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (16.67%) FabricPath
7 3 (16.67%) HSRP
7 3 (16.67%) MPLS
7 3 (16.67%) NetScaler
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) Wireless
8 2 (11.11%) HTTP
8 2 (11.11%) Internet
9 1 (5.56%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Maven
1 3 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
3 1 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) Java EE
1 4 (22.22%) SOAP
1 4 (22.22%) XML
1 4 (22.22%) XSLT
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Ajax
2 3 (16.67%) EJB
2 3 (16.67%) EJB 3.0
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (16.67%) JPA
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) RESTful
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) OSGi
3 1 (5.56%) REST
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
3 1 (5.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) DataPower
1 3 (16.67%) PKI
1 3 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 3 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Control
1 3 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (5.56%) Business Development
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Kanban
3 1 (5.56%) Microservices
3 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Release Management
3 1 (5.56%) Scrum
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) Time Management
3 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (16.67%) Perl
2 3 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CCNA
1 2 (11.11%) CCNP
1 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) GCP
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
2 3 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (16.67%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Infoblox
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Palo Alto
3 3 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (11.11%) Adobe
4 2 (11.11%) Blue Coat
4 2 (11.11%) Imperva
5 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper