The table below looks at the statistics for the Firewall Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £41.25 -
Firewall Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1465 1380 1203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.50% 95.44% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 828 783 669
Average daily rate £400 £373 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 24 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Firewall Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Firewall Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Firewall Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall Engineer across the Edinburgh region.

Firewall Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall Engineer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Finance

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Firewall Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Firewall Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCIE
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco