Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 77 86
Rank change year-on-year -10 +9 +11
Contract jobs citing F5 5 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Vendors category 0.95% 1.69% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Glasgow median daily rate - £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -38.89% +33.33%
Scotland median daily rate £406 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +16.07% -22.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% - -

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 527 531 731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 40.60% 47.28% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 251 345
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £200 £215 £186
90th Percentile £525 £475 £483
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +10.71% -1.41% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +81.82% -35.29% +21.43%
10th Percentile £10.00 £9.25 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.10 £61.25
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £14.51
% change year-on-year +42.86% +20.61% -8.66%

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 18 November 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Law
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
3 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) VSAN
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) CentOS
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNP
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) Avaya
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware