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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 73 58 73
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 32 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.66% 2.02% 1.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 24.06% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 7
Median daily rate £378 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.85% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £270 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £470 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £22.01 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+30.60% +10.06%
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
147 133 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 11.64% 8.39% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 46 71
Median daily rate £350 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £415 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.79 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.84% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £21.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+39.37% +7.62%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 25 (55.56%) Finance
3 23 (51.11%) WAN
4 22 (48.89%) LAN
4 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
5 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
6 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (33.33%) BGP
6 15 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 15 (33.33%) CCNP
7 13 (28.89%) MPLS
7 13 (28.89%) OSPF
7 13 (28.89%) Wireless
8 12 (26.67%) VLAN
8 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (24.44%) CCNA
10 9 (20.00%) CCIE
10 9 (20.00%) Change Management
10 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (17.78%) Linux
12 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.56%) VPN
12 7 (15.56%) Internet
12 7 (15.56%) High Availability
12 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
12 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
12 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
13 6 (13.33%) Network Security
13 6 (13.33%) Windows
13 6 (13.33%) ITIL

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 (8.89%) GlassFish
1 4 (8.89%) JBoss
1 4 (8.89%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
1 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (51.11%) WAN
2 22 (48.89%) LAN
3 15 (33.33%) BGP
3 15 (33.33%) EIGRP
4 13 (28.89%) MPLS
4 13 (28.89%) OSPF
4 13 (28.89%) Wireless
5 12 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 12 (26.67%) VLAN
6 7 (15.56%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (15.56%) Internet
6 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
6 7 (15.56%) VPN
7 6 (13.33%) Network Security
8 5 (11.11%) ATM
8 5 (11.11%) DMVPN
8 5 (11.11%) HSRP
8 5 (11.11%) ISDN
8 5 (11.11%) PPP
8 5 (11.11%) X.25
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Introscope
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Law
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Retail
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.22%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 9 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Data Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (8.89%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Specialist
6 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Juniper Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Network Security Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Java EE
2 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
2 4 (8.89%) HTML
2 4 (8.89%) Struts
3 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) BYOD
3 1 (2.22%) Clustering
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.22%) Informatics
3 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
4 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.22%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Change Management
1 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (15.56%) High Availability
2 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
2 7 (15.56%) Performance Management
3 6 (13.33%) ITIL
4 5 (11.11%) Network Design
4 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.89%) Application Performance Management
5 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (8.89%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Information Security
6 3 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.89%) PHP
2 4 (8.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) CCNP
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) CCIE
4 4 (8.89%) CCSA
4 4 (8.89%) CCSE
5 2 (4.44%) CISA
5 2 (4.44%) CISSP
6 1 (2.22%) CCDA
6 1 (2.22%) CCDP
6 1 (2.22%) Degree
6 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (4.44%) QA
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) vSphere
3 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) KVM
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) CA Wily
1 4 (8.89%) FortiGate
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (64.44%) Cisco
2 22 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 6 (13.33%) Fortinet
3 6 (13.33%) VMware
4 4 (8.89%) Blue Coat
4 4 (8.89%) CA
4 4 (8.89%) IBM
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) F5
5 3 (6.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.44%) Juniper
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Aruba
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) Prolexic
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