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 2 December 2016 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 41 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 33 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.57% 1.64% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.19% 17.48% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
Median daily rate £375 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £212 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £355 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
- +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -15.09%
Firewall
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
131 143 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.18% 9.39% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 56 55
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £448 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £25.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.52% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.70%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 2016, 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 37 (61.67%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
4 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (33.33%) CCNP
5 19 (31.67%) LAN
5 19 (31.67%) WAN
6 18 (30.00%) Finance
7 16 (26.67%) BGP
7 16 (26.67%) OSPF
8 15 (25.00%) Windows
8 15 (25.00%) MPLS
8 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (23.33%) Wireless
10 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
10 13 (21.67%) Network Security
10 13 (21.67%) VLAN
11 10 (16.67%) Migration
11 10 (16.67%) VMware
11 10 (16.67%) EIGRP
11 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 9 (15.00%) CCNA
12 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
12 9 (15.00%) VPN
12 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (13.33%) Law
13 8 (13.33%) CCIE
13 8 (13.33%) Juniper
14 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.67%) Linux

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 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.67%) Apache
3 1 (1.67%) CMS
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.67%) LAN
1 19 (31.67%) WAN
2 16 (26.67%) BGP
2 16 (26.67%) OSPF
3 15 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (25.00%) MPLS
4 14 (23.33%) Wireless
5 13 (21.67%) Network Security
5 13 (21.67%) VLAN
6 10 (16.67%) EIGRP
7 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (15.00%) VPN
8 7 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (10.00%) Internet
9 6 (10.00%) VoIP
10 5 (8.33%) DNS
11 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (6.67%) DHCP
11 4 (6.67%) MRTG
11 4 (6.67%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) DB2
2 4 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.67%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.67%) git-flow
3 1 (1.67%) JIRA
3 1 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Consultant
2 11 (18.33%) Network Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 8 (13.33%) Network Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Check Point Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Firewall Consultant
5 5 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Database Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Security Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) .NET
1 1 (1.67%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.67%) Java EE
1 1 (1.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (38.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Clustering
3 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.00%) CESG
4 3 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.67%) CMDB
6 1 (1.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.67%) DataPower
6 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.67%) Linux
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 2 (3.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.67%) AIX
6 1 (1.67%) CentOS
6 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.67%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) Security Operations
3 7 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.00%) DevOps
4 6 (10.00%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) High Availability
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
5 5 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.67%) Kanban
6 4 (6.67%) Network Design
6 4 (6.67%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
7 3 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 3 (5.00%) Perl
3 3 (5.00%) Python
3 3 (5.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (33.33%) CCNP
1 20 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.00%) CCNA
3 8 (13.33%) CCIE
4 4 (6.67%) CCSA
4 4 (6.67%) CCSE
4 4 (6.67%) Degree
5 3 (5.00%) CEH
5 3 (5.00%) CISM
5 3 (5.00%) CISSP
5 3 (5.00%) GIAC
6 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.00%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.67%) Xen
5 1 (1.67%) zsh
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.00%) Puppet
2 3 (5.00%) QRadar
3 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.67%) Ansible
4 1 (1.67%) Cacti
4 1 (1.67%) Nagios
4 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Cisco
2 28 (46.67%) CheckPoint
3 10 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (13.33%) Juniper
5 7 (11.67%) Fortinet
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (10.00%) F5
7 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.00%) Splunk
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
9 2 (3.33%) HP
9 2 (3.33%) IBM
9 2 (3.33%) Intel Security
9 2 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (3.33%) WebSpy
10 1 (1.67%) Aruba
10 1 (1.67%) CommVault
10 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.67%) RightScale