The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills 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 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 56 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.28% 1.61% 1.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.17% 20.00% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
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£377 £509 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +27.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £5.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
149 95 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.70% 8.06% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 46 32
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £158 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -62.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall.

1 37 (52.11%) Cisco
2 32 (45.07%) Finance
3 18 (25.35%) Linux
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
4 15 (21.13%) Network Security
4 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (19.72%) VMware
6 13 (18.31%) Banking
6 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (18.31%) CCNP
6 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
7 12 (16.90%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (15.49%) Fortinet
8 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
9 10 (14.08%) Blue Coat
9 10 (14.08%) Change Management
10 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
10 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.68%) UNIX
10 9 (12.68%) F5
10 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
11 8 (11.27%) Imperva
11 8 (11.27%) Windows
11 8 (11.27%) LAN
11 8 (11.27%) CCNA
11 8 (11.27%) HP
11 8 (11.27%) Nokia
11 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (9.86%) Load Balancing

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Firewall also 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 that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.82%) IIS
2 2 (2.82%) JBoss
2 2 (2.82%) Apache
2 2 (2.82%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.82%) nginx
2 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (4.23%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) MS Project
3 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Google Compute Engine
1 2 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (21.13%) Network Security
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (18.31%) TCP/IP
3 12 (16.90%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (11.27%) LAN
5 7 (9.86%) WAN
6 4 (5.63%) Broadband
6 4 (5.63%) DNS
6 4 (5.63%) BIG-IP
6 4 (5.63%) SAN
6 4 (5.63%) OSPF
6 4 (5.63%) BGP
6 4 (5.63%) NAS
6 4 (5.63%) VLAN
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (4.23%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.23%) HTTP
8 2 (2.82%) PPP
8 2 (2.82%) VPN
8 2 (2.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) NUnit
1 1 (1.41%) Selenium
1 1 (1.41%) Fiddler
1 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
1 1 (1.41%) MSBuild
1 1 (1.41%) NCrunch
1 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (45.07%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Banking
3 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Network Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Test Manager
2 10 (14.08%) Security Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Firewall Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Architect
4 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.04%) Network Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (7.04%) Network Project Manager
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Test Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Architect
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) OAuth
2 3 (4.23%) RESTful
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Ajax
4 1 (1.41%) Java EE
4 1 (1.41%) WCF
4 1 (1.41%) jQuery
4 1 (1.41%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.45%) Statistics
3 3 (4.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
5 1 (1.41%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.35%) Linux
2 9 (12.68%) UNIX
3 8 (11.27%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Change Management
2 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
2 9 (12.68%) Test Strategy
3 8 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (9.86%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.04%) Information Security
5 5 (7.04%) Project Management
5 5 (7.04%) Change Control
6 4 (5.63%) Malware Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Supplier Management
6 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
7 3 (4.23%) Migration
7 3 (4.23%) Time Management
7 3 (4.23%) ITIL
7 3 (4.23%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) SOA
8 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
8 2 (2.82%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.41%) Perl
2 1 (1.41%) PHP
2 1 (1.41%) Python
2 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (18.31%) CCNP
3 8 (11.27%) CCNA
4 4 (5.63%) CCIE
4 4 (5.63%) A+ Certification
5 3 (4.23%) CCSP
5 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) PMP
6 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.82%) CCSA
7 1 (1.41%) Degree
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.04%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.63%) Xen
4 2 (2.82%) Docker
4 2 (2.82%) Varnish
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) Cisco
2 15 (21.13%) CheckPoint
3 14 (19.72%) VMware
4 11 (15.49%) Fortinet
5 10 (14.08%) Blue Coat
6 9 (12.68%) F5
7 8 (11.27%) Nokia
7 8 (11.27%) HP
7 8 (11.27%) Imperva
8 4 (5.63%) Oracle
9 3 (4.23%) FireEye
9 3 (4.23%) Citrix
9 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
10 2 (2.82%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.82%) Google
11 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.41%) Planview
11 1 (1.41%) McAfee
11 1 (1.41%) Juniper
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