The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 71
Rank change year-on-year -2 +14  
Contract jobs citing F5 4 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 2.14% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 1.59% 4.30% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Median daily rate - £343 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -23.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £349
% change year-on-year +4.63% +8.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 252 349 354
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 37.89% 49.79% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 188 169
Median daily rate £395 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 17
Median hourly rate £16.00 £43.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.80% +129.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing F5 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for F5 in Glasgow

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing F5 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for F5.

1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Juniper
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) VPN
5 2 (25.00%) CCNP
6 1 (12.50%) CCIP
6 1 (12.50%) SSL
6 1 (12.50%) IBM
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
5 1 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) TACACS
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) CentOS
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) CCDP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
3 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIA
3 1 (12.50%) JNCIE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam
4 1 (12.50%) VMware