Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 77 73
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 +21
Contract jobs citing F5 4 6 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.34% 0.57% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.85% 1.21% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 14
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% -16.11%
Scotland median daily rate £400 £330 £398
% change year-on-year +21.21% -16.98% -11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 470 496 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.52% 47.51% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 233 342
Glasgow median daily rate £380 £360 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +7.87% -7.93%
10th Percentile £250 £181 £163
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +11.43% -4.11% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 8
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -32.31% +12.07%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.40 £12.17
90th Percentile £34.00 £45.50 £33.26
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.68% +4.41% +7.80%

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 3 (75.00%) Law

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 4 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) OSPF
1 4 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 4 (100.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco