Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 90 74
Rank change year-on-year -19 -16 +20
Contract jobs citing F5 11 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.62% 0.63% 1.71%
As % of the Vendors category 1.50% 1.46% 3.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Glasgow median daily rate £323 £345 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% +0.73% -27.89%
10th Percentile £239 £301 £259
90th Percentile £426 £389 £400
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £330
% change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21% -26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £43.00
Scotland median hourly rate - £31.93 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -20.19% -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 Glasgow.

All Vendors
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 733 547 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 41.48% 42.90% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 270 324
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +9.49% -2.14%
10th Percentile £225 £193 £175
90th Percentile £550 £497 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 4
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.60% +42.18% -50.76%
10th Percentile £10.32 £12.45 £9.25
90th Percentile £34.50 £29.80 £34.00
Scotland median hourly rate £15.86 £28.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year -44.83% -23.33% +130.77%

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing F5 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for F5.

1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Juniper
5 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Thinking
5 4 (36.36%) Critical Thinking
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (27.27%) Time Management
6 3 (27.27%) McAfee
6 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
6 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (18.18%) Java
7 2 (18.18%) AIX

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 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (45.45%) WAN
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
5 2 (18.18%) Wireshark
6 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
6 1 (9.09%) DNS
6 1 (9.09%) Internet
6 1 (9.09%) SMS
6 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support
2 3 (27.27%) Network Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Change Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (36.36%) Critical Thinking
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 3 (27.27%) Time Management
3 2 (18.18%) Decision-Making
3 2 (18.18%) Escalation Management
3 2 (18.18%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (18.18%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Proactive Management
4 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) GDPR
1 1 (9.09%) JSP 440
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Remedy
7 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
7 1 (9.09%) Veritas