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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
F5
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 50 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9  
Contract jobs citing F5 4 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 1.04% 1.09%
As % of the Vendors category 1.67% 2.29% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Median daily rate £345 £375 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.83
% change year-on-year - -15.40%  

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 239 262 330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 46.50% 45.57% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 144 205
Median daily rate £370 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £16.00 £22.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +134.37% -29.96%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

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

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Glasgow over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Glasgow

F5
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Network Design
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 2 (33.33%) Aruba
4 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Law
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Unix
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) HPUX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JBoss
5 1 (16.67%) Apache

F5
Top Related 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 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) iPlanet
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
1 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Law
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) AIX
1 1 (16.67%) HPUX
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) SUSE
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 2 (33.33%) Network Design
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) CCDP
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCIP
3 1 (16.67%) CCSA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSE
3 1 (16.67%) HP ASE
3 1 (16.67%) HP MASE
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 2 (33.33%) Aruba
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) PlateSpin
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) VMware