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 1 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall Engineer
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £320
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +25.00%
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
1369 1211 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.02% 93.15% 94.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 719 403
Average daily rate £350 £375 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 16
Average hourly rate £15.25 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.79% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (75.00%) Imperva
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
4 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management

Firewall Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 4 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Nokia
2 3 (75.00%) Imperva
3 1 (25.00%) Sourcefire
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper