Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 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
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 95 121
Rank change year-on-year -2 +26 -38
Contract jobs citing F5 10 32 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 1.28% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 3.71% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 22 6
Median daily rate £510 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +14.29% +1.74%
10th Percentile £450 £329 £180
90th Percentile £550 £522 £644
Scotland median daily rate £510 £475 £383
% change year-on-year +7.37% +24.18% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 619 863 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 35.49% 34.59% 32.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 448 523
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £210 £225 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
Scotland median daily rate £423 £400 £387
% change year-on-year +5.81% +3.36% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 12
Median hourly rate £18.76 £17.50 £16.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.20% +8.16% -31.87%
10th Percentile £17.50 £15.04 £11.09
90th Percentile £28.00 £32.63 £41.75
Median hourly rate £20.36 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +16.31% +9.38% -16.88%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Edinburgh

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing F5 in Edinburgh.

Daily rate trend for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (50.00%) CCNP
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (20.00%) CA
5 2 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) EJB
5 2 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (20.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) XSLT
5 2 (20.00%) JBoss
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 2 (20.00%) Maven
5 2 (20.00%) Ajax
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) DataPower
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (20.00%) AWS

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 (20.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (20.00%) Apigee
1 2 (20.00%) AWS
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) PaaS
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (20.00%) BIG-IP
2 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) Ajax
1 2 (20.00%) EJB
1 2 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
1 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (20.00%) Java EE
1 2 (20.00%) JPA
1 2 (20.00%) jQuery
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) REST
1 2 (20.00%) RESTful
1 2 (20.00%) SOAP
1 2 (20.00%) Vert.x
1 2 (20.00%) XML
1 2 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) DataPower
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Automation
1 2 (20.00%) Kanban
1 2 (20.00%) Microservices
1 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (10.00%) Change Control
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Network Design
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Scrum
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CCNP
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Cisco
3 6 (60.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Palo Alto