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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 59 61 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -33
Contract jobs citing Firewall 28 15 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.07% 1.30% 4.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.05% 17.65% 32.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £525 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.13 £21.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.32% -20.90%
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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
127 85 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.38% 7.38% 13.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 41 35
Average daily rate £375 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £207 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.33%

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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 16 (35.56%) Network Security
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco
3 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
4 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
5 12 (26.67%) LAN
6 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
6 11 (24.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (22.22%) Linux
7 10 (22.22%) HP
7 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (20.00%) Migration
9 8 (17.78%) Internet
9 8 (17.78%) Juniper
9 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
9 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
9 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (17.78%) Protective Monitoring
10 7 (15.56%) Oracle
10 7 (15.56%) Banking
11 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL
11 6 (13.33%) Nokia
11 6 (13.33%) Citrix
11 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
11 6 (13.33%) DNS
11 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (17.78%) MS Exchange
1 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
3 4 (8.89%) Apache
4 3 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.22%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.22%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Network Security
2 12 (26.67%) LAN
3 11 (24.44%) TCP/IP
3 11 (24.44%) WAN
3 11 (24.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 8 (17.78%) Internet
5 6 (13.33%) DNS
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (11.11%) VLAN
6 5 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 4 (8.89%) VoIP
7 4 (8.89%) MPLS
7 4 (8.89%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (8.89%) SAN
7 4 (8.89%) DMZ
7 4 (8.89%) NAS
8 3 (6.67%) LDAP
8 3 (6.67%) BIG-IP
8 3 (6.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.44%) MySQL
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (15.56%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Consultant
2 8 (17.78%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) CLAS Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (6.67%) Network Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) X-Windows
3 2 (4.44%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Replication
1 5 (11.11%) CESG
2 4 (8.89%) CESG CLAS
2 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.89%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.67%) Clustering
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.89%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
7 1 (2.22%) AIX
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) zOS
7 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (20.00%) Migration
3 8 (17.78%) Protective Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) ITIL
5 5 (11.11%) Information Security
5 5 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 4 (8.89%) SABSA
6 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.89%) Information Assurance
6 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.67%) SOA
8 2 (4.44%) Workflow
8 2 (4.44%) Data Security
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
9 1 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) MCP
2 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (6.67%) RHCE
2 3 (6.67%) CCSA
2 3 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 1 (2.22%) CCNA
4 1 (2.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) GPG13
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.44%) ProxySG
4 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.22%) SRDF
5 1 (2.22%) UAG
5 1 (2.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Backup Exec
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
1 4 (8.89%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.22%) OpenView
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) CheckPoint
2 14 (31.11%) VMware
3 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
4 10 (22.22%) HP
5 8 (17.78%) Juniper
6 7 (15.56%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) Nokia
7 6 (13.33%) Citrix
8 5 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 5 (11.11%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.89%) F5
9 4 (8.89%) Symantec
9 4 (8.89%) Avaya
9 4 (8.89%) EMC
9 4 (8.89%) Nortel
10 3 (6.67%) Veritas
10 3 (6.67%) Veeam
11 2 (4.44%) McAfee
11 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
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