The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 June 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 98 121
Rank change year-on-year +11 +23  
Contract jobs citing F5 30 54 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.37% 1.87% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 3.63% 3.87% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 8
Median daily rate £430 £325 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.30% -17.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £349
% change year-on-year +4.63% +8.24%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 0
Median hourly rate £31.93 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.18% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -15.78% -5.00%  

F5 is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 827 1395 1081
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 37.87% 48.19% 35.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 693 517
Median daily rate £395 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 38
Median hourly rate £31.85 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.27% +140.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.07
% change year-on-year -14.63% +13.44%  

F5
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing F5 in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for F5 in Scotland

F5
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for F5 in Scotland

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for F5 in Scotland

F5
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Scotland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing F5 in Scotland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for F5 in Scotland

F5
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing F5 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Aberdeen - 16 £375 -
Edinburgh +18 10 £430 +32.30% 4
Glasgow -2 4 - - 3
F5
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for F5.

1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) CheckPoint
2 35 (68.63%) Firewall
3 34 (66.67%) LAN
4 33 (64.71%) WAN
5 31 (60.78%) Wireless
6 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (54.90%) CCNP
8 27 (52.94%) BIG-IP
9 26 (50.98%) HP
10 25 (49.02%) Riverbed
11 24 (47.06%) ITIL
12 23 (45.10%) Juniper
12 23 (45.10%) FortiGate
13 22 (43.14%) Aruba
14 21 (41.18%) CCIP
14 21 (41.18%) CCDP
14 21 (41.18%) CCSE
14 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
15 20 (39.22%) CCSA
15 20 (39.22%) CCIE
16 19 (37.25%) ITSM
16 19 (37.25%) Service Management
16 19 (37.25%) JNCIA
16 19 (37.25%) JNCIE
17 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
17 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
18 17 (33.33%) Degree
18 17 (33.33%) HP ASE
18 17 (33.33%) HP MASE

F5
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (1.96%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (68.63%) Firewall
2 34 (66.67%) LAN
3 33 (64.71%) WAN
4 31 (60.78%) Wireless
5 27 (52.94%) BIG-IP
6 9 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (17.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 7 (13.73%) Network Security
8 6 (11.76%) VPN
9 5 (9.80%) BGP
9 5 (9.80%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (7.84%) DNS
10 4 (7.84%) EIGRP
10 4 (7.84%) MPLS
10 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
10 4 (7.84%) OSPF
11 3 (5.88%) 802.11
11 3 (5.88%) Internet
11 3 (5.88%) IPsec
11 3 (5.88%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) DB2
2 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 6 (11.76%) Law
4 1 (1.96%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Network Engineer
2 7 (13.73%) Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Network Consultant
3 4 (7.84%) WAN Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Network Specialist
4 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Security Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) 802.1X
1 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (35.29%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) CMDB
3 1 (1.96%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
1 3 (5.88%) Unix
1 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.96%) AIX
3 1 (1.96%) CentOS
3 1 (1.96%) OS/2
3 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) ITIL
2 19 (37.25%) ITSM
2 19 (37.25%) Service Management
3 16 (31.37%) Network Design
4 4 (7.84%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (5.88%) Change Management
5 3 (5.88%) Information Security
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.88%) Programme Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.96%) Fault Management
7 1 (1.96%) Release Management
7 1 (1.96%) Scrum
7 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.96%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) Java
2 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (56.86%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (54.90%) CCNP
3 21 (41.18%) CCDP
3 21 (41.18%) CCIP
3 21 (41.18%) CCSE
4 20 (39.22%) CCIE
4 20 (39.22%) CCSA
5 19 (37.25%) JNCIA
5 19 (37.25%) JNCIE
6 17 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 17 (33.33%) Degree
6 17 (33.33%) HP ASE
6 17 (33.33%) HP MASE
7 10 (19.61%) SC Cleared
7 10 (19.61%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.92%) CCNA
9 1 (1.96%) CISSP
9 1 (1.96%) MCSA
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) ProxySG
2 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (45.10%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.88%) Cacti
3 1 (1.96%) CA Endevor
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.96%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (94.12%) Cisco
2 35 (68.63%) CheckPoint
3 26 (50.98%) HP
4 25 (49.02%) Riverbed
5 23 (45.10%) Juniper
6 22 (43.14%) Aruba
7 21 (41.18%) Fortinet
8 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
9 5 (9.80%) Citrix
10 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
12 2 (3.92%) IBM
12 2 (3.92%) VMware
13 1 (1.96%) Avaya
13 1 (1.96%) Brocade
13 1 (1.96%) Intel
13 1 (1.96%) McAfee
13 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.96%) Sophos
13 1 (1.96%) Veeam
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