The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Edinburgh region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 67 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 15 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.17% 0.59% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.90% 6.82% 14.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £265 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 £385 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.91% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.25 £23.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-11.95% +2.22%
Communications & Networking Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
126 88 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.81% 8.64% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 27 36
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £159 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.06% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £24.97
% change year-on-year
-21.56% +2.12%
Firewall
Scotland

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 (46.88%) Oracle
2 14 (43.75%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) UNIX
4 10 (31.25%) Internet
5 9 (28.13%) WAN
6 8 (25.00%) VPN
6 8 (25.00%) CCNP
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
6 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 8 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
7 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
7 7 (21.88%) GPG13
7 7 (21.88%) Protective Monitoring
7 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (21.88%) Cisco
8 6 (18.75%) IBM
8 6 (18.75%) Linux
8 6 (18.75%) Middleware
8 6 (18.75%) Mitel
8 6 (18.75%) Banking
8 6 (18.75%) CESG
8 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
8 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
8 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
9 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.50%) CICS
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 9 (28.13%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
3 8 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 8 (25.00%) Network Security
4 5 (15.63%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) LAN
5 4 (12.50%) NAS
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 2 (6.25%) OSPF
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (6.25%) BIG-IP
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
8 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Introscope
General
1 6 (18.75%) Banking
2 5 (15.63%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Consultant
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Designer
4 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) WebLogic Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Web Services
2 6 (18.75%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) J2EE
3 2 (6.25%) HTML
3 2 (6.25%) EDI
3 2 (6.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) CESG
1 6 (18.75%) CESG CLAS
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.50%) Mainframe
3 4 (12.50%) Replication
3 4 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
4 2 (6.25%) PKI
4 2 (6.25%) Clustering
5 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (18.75%) Linux
4 4 (12.50%) zOS
4 4 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Protective Monitoring
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (15.63%) Information Assurance
2 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
2 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (12.50%) Network Design
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
5 2 (6.25%) RAD
5 2 (6.25%) RUP
5 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (6.25%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.13%) Validation
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
6 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
1 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.25%) Perl
1 2 (6.25%) PHP
1 2 (6.25%) Python
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) CCNP
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) CCIP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) GPG13
2 4 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.50%) SRDF
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) XenApp
3 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.25%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco
3 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 6 (18.75%) Mitel
3 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
4 5 (15.63%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) Juniper
6 3 (9.38%) F5
6 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) McAfee
7 2 (6.25%) CA
7 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) Polycom
8 1 (3.13%) VMware
8 1 (3.13%) Brocade
8 1 (3.13%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix
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