Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 87 133
Rank change year-on-year -32 +46 -21
Contract jobs citing F5 14 18 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.49% 0.97% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 2.63% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.28% +32.31% -35.00%
10th Percentile £293 £371 £313
90th Percentile £690 £528 £338
Scotland median daily rate £400 £368 £330
% change year-on-year +8.84% +11.36% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £28.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -28.13% -20.00%

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 922 684 1,090
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.09% 36.97% 37.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 362 551
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £213 £276 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 5
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £23.75 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% -42.77% +22.06%
10th Percentile £10.88 £14.08 £23.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.17 £51.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.81 £25.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -38.02% -32.00% +127.27%

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 23 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (28.57%) Ansible
4 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) FabricPath
4 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
4 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
4 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
4 4 (28.57%) Python
4 4 (28.57%) GCP
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Unix
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (14.29%) DevOps

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 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (28.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon Glacier
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
2 6 (42.86%) BIG-IP
2 6 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (28.57%) BGP
4 4 (28.57%) FabricPath
4 4 (28.57%) Firewall
4 4 (28.57%) HSRP
4 4 (28.57%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (14.29%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Extranet
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
7 1 (7.14%) Intranet
7 1 (7.14%) MPLS
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VPN
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 3 (21.43%) Banking
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Architect
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) AWS Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) OSGi
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) AIX
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Architecture
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (7.14%) Release Management
4 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) SIEM
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
4 1 (7.14%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) GCP
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Ansible
1 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Infoblox
3 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (7.14%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) ArcSight
4 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
4 1 (7.14%) CyberArk
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Splunk