The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 55 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.15% 1.11% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.93% 11.11% 22.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 8
Median daily rate £413 £400 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +21.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £370 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £460 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £375 £390
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.13 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+3.10% -14.36%

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
86 144 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.26% 9.97% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 60 48
Median daily rate £395 £385 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £33.32 - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-42.66% +41.50%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 23 (45.10%) Cisco
2 22 (43.14%) Windows
3 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
4 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
5 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (21.57%) LAN
5 11 (21.57%) WAN
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
6 10 (19.61%) Linux
6 10 (19.61%) CCNP
6 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 9 (17.65%) ITIL
7 9 (17.65%) Wireless
7 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (15.69%) VMware
8 8 (15.69%) OSPF
8 8 (15.69%) BGP
8 8 (15.69%) F5
8 8 (15.69%) VLAN
9 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
9 7 (13.73%) Network Security
9 7 (13.73%) Finance
9 7 (13.73%) Banking
9 7 (13.73%) Security Operations
10 6 (11.76%) Juniper
10 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.76%) VPN
10 6 (11.76%) Network Design
10 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (9.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.96%) Confluence
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Liferay
3 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) LAN
1 11 (21.57%) WAN
2 9 (17.65%) Wireless
3 8 (15.69%) BGP
3 8 (15.69%) OSPF
3 8 (15.69%) VLAN
4 7 (13.73%) Network Security
5 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (11.76%) VPN
6 5 (9.80%) BIG-IP
6 5 (9.80%) DHCP
6 5 (9.80%) DNS
6 5 (9.80%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (7.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
8 3 (5.88%) IP Telephony
8 3 (5.88%) MPLS
8 3 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
2 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 3 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) git-flow
2 1 (1.96%) JIRA
2 1 (1.96%) Maven
2 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (13.73%) Banking
1 7 (13.73%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Law
3 2 (3.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (15.69%) Consultant
1 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
2 7 (13.73%) Network Engineer
3 4 (7.84%) Architect
3 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (7.84%) Security Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Database Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (5.88%) Security Advisor
4 3 (5.88%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (5.88%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (3.92%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.96%) Java EE
2 1 (1.96%) RESTful
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Clustering
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) CESG
4 3 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.96%) CMDB
5 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.96%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Windows
2 11 (21.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (19.61%) Linux
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.96%) CentOS
6 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.96%) Unix
6 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (17.65%) ITIL
2 7 (13.73%) Security Operations
3 6 (11.76%) Network Design
4 5 (9.80%) Information Security
4 5 (9.80%) Migration
4 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) DevOps
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.84%) SIEM
6 3 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.88%) Kanban
6 3 (5.88%) People Management
6 3 (5.88%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.88%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Software Delivery
6 3 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) SQL
2 4 (7.84%) Perl
2 4 (7.84%) Python
3 3 (5.88%) Java
3 3 (5.88%) VBA
4 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.96%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (21.57%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (19.61%) CCNP
3 5 (9.80%) CISSP
3 5 (9.80%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) CEH
4 3 (5.88%) CISM
4 3 (5.88%) GIAC
5 2 (3.92%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) CCIE
6 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.88%) ISO27005
3 2 (3.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.96%) QA
4 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (25.49%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.84%) vSphere
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) ProxySG
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.96%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.96%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Puppet
1 3 (5.88%) QRadar
2 2 (3.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.96%) Cacti
3 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Cisco
2 17 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
4 8 (15.69%) F5
4 8 (15.69%) VMware
5 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
6 6 (11.76%) Juniper
7 4 (7.84%) Splunk
8 3 (5.88%) AlgoSec
8 3 (5.88%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.88%) Citrix
8 3 (5.88%) Dell
8 3 (5.88%) ScanSafe
8 3 (5.88%) Symantec
9 2 (3.92%) HP
9 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.92%) WebSpy
10 1 (1.96%) CommVault
10 1 (1.96%) IBM
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