Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 106 103
Rank change year-on-year -13 -3 +28
Contract jobs citing F5 22 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.99% 1.18%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.91% 2.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 8
Edinburgh median daily rate £488 £425 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% -2.30% -9.61%
10th Percentile £312 £213 £206
90th Percentile £569 £538 £521
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £37.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year - -12.79% -

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 970 995 882
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 33.40% 33.86% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 555 466
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +0.31% +2.90%
10th Percentile £269 £225 £221
90th Percentile £575 £550 £523
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £30.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.67% +55.84% -2.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.63 £12.88
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £50.19
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -27.08% +45.45% +13.75%

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 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
2 15 (68.18%) CCNP
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
5 4 (18.18%) Banking
5 4 (18.18%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
6 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (13.64%) Power BI
6 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.64%) XML Messaging
6 3 (13.64%) Scrum
6 3 (13.64%) Kanban
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
6 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
6 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) SSL

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 (13.64%) Tomcat
1 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) BIG-IP
1 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) BGP
3 2 (9.09%) DNS
3 2 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Power BI
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Specialist
3 2 (9.09%) Charles River Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
1 3 (13.64%) XML
1 3 (13.64%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (18.18%) DevOps
2 4 (18.18%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.64%) Database Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Kanban
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) Coaching
5 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.55%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Task Automation
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) Java
1 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CCNP
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) CheckPoint
3 11 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 3 (13.64%) Charles River
5 3 (13.64%) IBM
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat