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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 61 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.62% 1.24% 1.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.01% 15.46% 15.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
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£314 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.93% -51.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -16.34%
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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
121 97 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 8.54% 8.01% 10.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 45 38
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 26 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 15 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (33.33%) Network Security
2 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (33.33%) Internet
2 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 14 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 12 (28.57%) Web Services
3 12 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 11 (26.19%) CESG
4 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 11 (26.19%) Cisco
4 11 (26.19%) GPG13
5 10 (23.81%) LAN
5 10 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
5 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
6 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
6 9 (21.43%) VMware
6 9 (21.43%) WAN
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
7 8 (19.05%) Migration
7 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (14.29%) ITIL
9 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 4 (9.52%) Apache
1 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.52%) JBoss
1 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (2.38%) Sage 300 ERP
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (35.71%) Intrusion Detection
2 14 (33.33%) Network Security
2 14 (33.33%) Internet
3 12 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
4 10 (23.81%) LAN
5 9 (21.43%) WAN
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.52%) SAN
7 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 4 (9.52%) NAS
8 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (7.14%) BIG-IP
8 3 (7.14%) VLAN
8 3 (7.14%) LDAP
8 3 (7.14%) DMZ
8 3 (7.14%) NetScreen
9 2 (4.76%) BGP
9 2 (4.76%) Intranet
9 2 (4.76%) OSPF
9 2 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) DB2
4 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (9.52%) Banking
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Consultant
2 12 (28.57%) CLAS Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Network Specialist
6 3 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
3 2 (4.76%) X-Windows
4 1 (2.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) CESG
2 10 (23.81%) CESG CLAS
3 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
4 5 (11.90%) Replication
5 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (7.14%) Clustering
7 2 (4.76%) PKI
7 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
8 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Windows
2 9 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) UNIX
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
2 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 9 (21.43%) Information Assurance
4 8 (19.05%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) ITIL
5 6 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (9.52%) Workflow
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 3 (7.14%) SABSA
7 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.14%) SOA
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) RUP
8 2 (4.76%) RAD
8 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.76%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) CCSA
1 3 (7.14%) JNCIA
1 3 (7.14%) RHCE
2 2 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (2.38%) CCNP
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) GPG13
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) SRDF
5 1 (2.38%) UAG
5 1 (2.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (2.38%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) SCCM
1 4 (9.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 14 (33.33%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Cisco
3 9 (21.43%) VMware
3 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 7 (16.67%) HP
6 5 (11.90%) Juniper
7 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
7 4 (9.52%) EMC
7 4 (9.52%) Citrix
7 4 (9.52%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.52%) F5
8 3 (7.14%) Veeam
8 3 (7.14%) McAfee
8 3 (7.14%) Nokia
8 3 (7.14%) Veritas
9 2 (4.76%) Avaya
9 2 (4.76%) Nortel
9 2 (4.76%) Symantec
9 2 (4.76%) Blue Coat
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