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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 75 50 72
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +22
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 2.36% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.91% 26.15% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 6
Median daily rate £450 £375 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £314 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.25 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+53.26% +24.32%
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
151 130 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.40% 9.04% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 45 91
Median daily rate £355 £310 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £140 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £412 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 8
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+26.00% +38.88%

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 June 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 26 June 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 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 19 (45.24%) WAN
2 19 (45.24%) Finance
3 18 (42.86%) LAN
4 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
5 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
6 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (28.57%) CCNP
7 11 (26.19%) BGP
7 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
7 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (21.43%) MPLS
8 9 (21.43%) OSPF
8 9 (21.43%) Wireless
9 8 (19.05%) VLAN
9 8 (19.05%) CCNA
9 8 (19.05%) Linux
10 7 (16.67%) VPN
10 7 (16.67%) Change Management
11 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (14.29%) Banking
11 6 (14.29%) ITIL
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) CCIE
12 5 (11.90%) Network Security
12 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
12 5 (11.90%) VMware
12 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management

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 (9.52%) GlassFish
1 4 (9.52%) JBoss
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) MS Office
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (45.24%) WAN
2 18 (42.86%) LAN
3 11 (26.19%) BGP
3 11 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (26.19%) EIGRP
4 9 (21.43%) MPLS
4 9 (21.43%) OSPF
4 9 (21.43%) Wireless
5 8 (19.05%) VLAN
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security
8 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 3 (7.14%) ATM
9 3 (7.14%) DMVPN
9 3 (7.14%) HSRP
9 3 (7.14%) Internet
9 3 (7.14%) PPP
9 3 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (7.14%) X.25
Development Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Introscope
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Analyst
1 10 (23.81%) Consultant
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 6 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Security Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Data Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Firewall Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Monitoring Specialist
7 3 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
1 4 (9.52%) HTML
1 4 (9.52%) Java EE
1 4 (9.52%) Struts
2 1 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) BYOD
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Informatics
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (9.52%) Unix
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.38%) CentOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Change Management
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (11.90%) Performance Management
3 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (9.52%) Application Performance Management
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 4 (9.52%) Information Security
4 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 4 (9.52%) Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 3 (7.14%) High Availability
5 3 (7.14%) Network Design
5 3 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Coaching
6 2 (4.76%) IT Audit
6 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (4.76%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Java
1 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
1 4 (9.52%) PHP
1 4 (9.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) CCNP
1 12 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (19.05%) CCNA
3 6 (14.29%) CCIE
4 3 (7.14%) CCSA
4 3 (7.14%) CCSE
5 2 (4.76%) CISA
5 2 (4.76%) CISSP
6 1 (2.38%) CCDA
6 1 (2.38%) CCDP
6 1 (2.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) CA Wily
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.14%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Cisco
2 16 (38.10%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.90%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) CA
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
5 3 (7.14%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Citrix
6 2 (4.76%) Juniper
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.38%) Aruba
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) F5
7 1 (2.38%) HP