Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 124 74
Rank change year-on-year +15 -50 +62
Contract jobs citing F5 23 18 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.88% 0.62% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.89% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 11
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £463 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +7.56% -7.03%
10th Percentile £319 £180 £206
90th Percentile £562 £669 £488
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -5.66%
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 892 954 724
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.10% 32.96% 40.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 451 552 411
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £213
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £395 £350
% change year-on-year +1.27% +12.86% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 15
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £19.68 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.08% +0.92% -22.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.82 £14.35
90th Percentile £33.00 £35.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +2.94%

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 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
3 14 (60.87%) CCNP
3 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (47.83%) Blue Coat
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
7 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) IBM
8 4 (17.39%) SSL
9 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (13.04%) XML
9 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
9 3 (13.04%) LDAP
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) SQL
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 3 (13.04%) Unix
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
9 3 (13.04%) Charles River
9 3 (13.04%) Kanban
9 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
9 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
9 3 (13.04%) XML Messaging

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 3 (13.04%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) BIG-IP
2 4 (17.39%) SSL
3 3 (13.04%) Firewall
3 3 (13.04%) NetScaler
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) HTTP
4 2 (8.70%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) BGP
5 1 (4.35%) DNS
5 1 (4.35%) Extranet
5 1 (4.35%) Internet
5 1 (4.35%) Intranet
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) OSPF
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Power BI
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Charles River Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Environment Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) LDAP
1 3 (13.04%) XML
1 3 (13.04%) XML Messaging
2 2 (8.70%) OSGi
3 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) AIX
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) DevOps
2 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Database Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Kanban
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.04%) Scrum
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Release Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
1 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) CCNP
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
3 11 (47.83%) Blue Coat
4 4 (17.39%) IBM
5 3 (13.04%) Charles River
5 3 (13.04%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper