Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 77 67
Rank change year-on-year -25 -10 +18
Contract jobs citing F5 5 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 0.66% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.32% 3.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 21
Glasgow median daily rate £325 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +10.71% -30.00%
10th Percentile £228 £312 £313
90th Percentile £400 £409 £413
Scotland median daily rate £358 £368 £343
% change year-on-year -2.72% +7.30% -24.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £38.75

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 529 531 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 37.60% 49.77% 47.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 279 331
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +9.63% -10.00%
10th Percentile £223 £181 £150
90th Percentile £505 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 3
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.50 £14.49 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.83% -12.18% -20.25%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £15.15
90th Percentile £44.50 £41.63 £43.14
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £19.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -11.79% -47.22% +100.00%

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 19 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared

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 (40.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Payables
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Change Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware