Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 92 125
Rank change year-on-year -24 +33 -7
Contract jobs citing F5 16 25 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.55% 1.07% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 1.71% 3.08% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 3
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £430 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +32.31% -29.73%
10th Percentile £406 £288 £228
90th Percentile £525 £519 £458
Scotland median daily rate £450 £425 £330
% change year-on-year +5.88% +28.79% -3.65%
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 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 938 812 1,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.05% 34.76% 39.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 430 556
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £211 £260 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 10
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £30.00 £29.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.40% +2.89% -10.08%
10th Percentile £10.73 £14.41 £11.45
90th Percentile £36.38 £46.46 £49.13
Scotland median hourly rate £16.38 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -40.45% -23.61% +125.00%

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 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) CCNP
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (25.00%) Banking
4 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
5 3 (18.75%) Linux
5 3 (18.75%) Finance
5 3 (18.75%) OSPF
5 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 3 (18.75%) High Availability
5 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (12.50%) Java
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) Unix
6 2 (12.50%) DevOps
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier

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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) JBoss
1 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
1 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon Glacier
3 1 (6.25%) Amazon S3
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) BGP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (6.25%) FabricPath
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) HSRP
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) AWS Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCIE
2 1 (6.25%) CCNA
2 1 (6.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GCP
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Ansible
1 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) CheckPoint
3 4 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (18.75%) Fortinet
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
6 1 (6.25%) Infoblox
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk