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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 71 53 67
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.53% 2.17% 0.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 20.51% 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 7
Median daily rate £450 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £155 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £425 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +52.63%
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
148 156 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.86% 10.58% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 56 70
Median daily rate £387 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £158 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £328
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 3
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +73.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+23.21% +40.00%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 19 (44.19%) Cisco
2 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 16 (37.21%) Finance
3 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
3 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
4 13 (30.23%) LAN
5 10 (23.26%) CCNP
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (23.26%) Network Security
5 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (20.93%) Linux
7 8 (18.60%) Windows
7 8 (18.60%) CCNA
7 8 (18.60%) Banking
8 7 (16.28%) VMware
8 7 (16.28%) BGP
8 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
9 6 (13.95%) MPLS
9 6 (13.95%) CCIE
9 6 (13.95%) ITIL
9 6 (13.95%) VPN
9 6 (13.95%) DNS
9 6 (13.95%) IBM
9 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
10 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.63%) Wireless

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 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
1 4 (9.30%) JBoss
1 4 (9.30%) Skype for Business
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (37.21%) WAN
2 13 (30.23%) LAN
3 10 (23.26%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (23.26%) Network Security
4 7 (16.28%) BGP
4 7 (16.28%) EIGRP
5 6 (13.95%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) MPLS
5 6 (13.95%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) OSPF
6 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
6 5 (11.63%) Wireless
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (9.30%) DHCP
7 4 (9.30%) VLAN
8 3 (6.98%) Internet
8 3 (6.98%) LDAP
8 3 (6.98%) SAN
8 3 (6.98%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (4.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Informix
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Introscope
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 8 (18.60%) Banking
3 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Consultant
3 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Technical Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Network Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Security Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Check Point Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (9.30%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (6.98%) Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
1 4 (9.30%) HTML
1 4 (9.30%) Java EE
1 4 (9.30%) Struts
2 2 (4.65%) LAMP
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
2 2 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.30%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.98%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.65%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) BYOD
5 1 (2.33%) Clustering
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Informatics
5 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.93%) Linux
2 8 (18.60%) Windows
3 5 (11.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Unix
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.65%) Solaris
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.95%) ITIL
1 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (11.63%) Change Management
2 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.63%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.30%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.30%) Information Security
3 4 (9.30%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (9.30%) Network Design
3 4 (9.30%) Re-Platforming
3 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (6.98%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (6.98%) DevOps
4 3 (6.98%) High Availability
4 3 (6.98%) Kanban
4 3 (6.98%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Coaching
5 2 (4.65%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) Java
1 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.30%) PHP
1 4 (9.30%) Python
2 2 (4.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNP
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (18.60%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) CCIE
4 4 (9.30%) CCSA
5 2 (4.65%) CISA
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
6 1 (2.33%) CCDA
6 1 (2.33%) Degree
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.65%) vSphere
5 1 (2.33%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Wily
1 4 (9.30%) FortiGate
1 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.98%) SCCM
3 2 (4.65%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
3 7 (16.28%) VMware
4 6 (13.95%) IBM
5 5 (11.63%) EMC
5 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
6 4 (9.30%) Blue Coat
6 4 (9.30%) CA
6 4 (9.30%) Citrix
6 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.30%) Oracle
7 3 (6.98%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.65%) Google
8 2 (4.65%) Sun
8 2 (4.65%) Teradata
9 1 (2.33%) F5
9 1 (2.33%) Imperva
9 1 (2.33%) Juniper