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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 42 65 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 23 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.06% 1.65% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.86% 16.55% 20.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Median daily rate £450 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £373
% change year-on-year
- +0.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £23.94
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.43%

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
105 139 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.39% 9.99% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 51 50
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £410 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £38.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.06% +35.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 27 (46.55%) CheckPoint
3 21 (36.21%) Windows
4 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
4 18 (31.03%) CCNP
4 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
5 15 (25.86%) OSPF
5 15 (25.86%) BGP
6 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
7 13 (22.41%) LAN
7 13 (22.41%) WAN
7 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (18.97%) Wireless
8 11 (18.97%) MPLS
8 11 (18.97%) Network Security
9 10 (17.24%) Linux
9 10 (17.24%) Migration
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
10 9 (15.52%) VMware
10 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (15.52%) ITIL
10 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
10 9 (15.52%) F5
11 8 (13.79%) VLAN
11 8 (13.79%) Fortinet
11 8 (13.79%) VPN
11 8 (13.79%) Juniper
12 7 (12.07%) Clustering
12 7 (12.07%) Security Operations

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 5 (8.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) CMS
3 1 (1.72%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) Liferay
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.72%) IaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (25.86%) BGP
1 15 (25.86%) OSPF
2 13 (22.41%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (22.41%) LAN
2 13 (22.41%) WAN
3 11 (18.97%) MPLS
3 11 (18.97%) Network Security
3 11 (18.97%) Wireless
4 8 (13.79%) VLAN
4 8 (13.79%) VPN
5 6 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (10.34%) TCP/IP
6 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
6 5 (8.62%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (8.62%) DNS
6 5 (8.62%) EIGRP
7 4 (6.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (6.90%) DHCP
7 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (6.90%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.90%) DB2
2 4 (6.90%) RDBMS
2 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 3 (5.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.72%) Artifactory
3 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.72%) git-flow
3 1 (1.72%) JIRA
3 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Law
3 3 (5.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Network Engineer
2 10 (17.24%) Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.62%) Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Database Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Security Advisor
6 3 (5.17%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.17%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.03%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.17%) CESG
4 3 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (3.45%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.72%) CMDB
6 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.72%) DataPower
6 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.72%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Statistics
6 1 (1.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.21%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.72%) AIX
5 1 (1.72%) CentOS
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.72%) Unix
5 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) Migration
2 9 (15.52%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL
3 7 (12.07%) Security Operations
4 6 (10.34%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) Network Design
4 6 (10.34%) Risk Management
5 5 (8.62%) DevOps
5 5 (8.62%) Information Security
6 4 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.90%) Kanban
6 4 (6.90%) SIEM
7 3 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (5.17%) People Management
7 3 (5.17%) Problem Management
7 3 (5.17%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (5.17%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (5.17%) Security Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) SQL
2 3 (5.17%) Java
2 3 (5.17%) Perl
2 3 (5.17%) Python
2 3 (5.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.72%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (31.03%) CCNP
1 18 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) CISSP
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) CCIE
3 3 (5.17%) CEH
3 3 (5.17%) CISM
3 3 (5.17%) GIAC
4 2 (3.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.72%) CCSA
5 1 (1.72%) CCSE
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) ISO27005
2 2 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (1.72%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.62%) vSphere
4 3 (5.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.72%) Shibboleth
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.72%) Xen
5 1 (1.72%) zsh
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Puppet
1 3 (5.17%) QRadar
2 2 (3.45%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (3.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Cacti
3 1 (1.72%) Nagios
3 1 (1.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Cisco
2 27 (46.55%) CheckPoint
3 9 (15.52%) F5
3 9 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.52%) VMware
4 8 (13.79%) Fortinet
4 8 (13.79%) Juniper
5 3 (5.17%) AlgoSec
5 3 (5.17%) Citrix
5 3 (5.17%) ScanSafe
5 3 (5.17%) Splunk
5 3 (5.17%) Symantec
6 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (3.45%) IBM
6 2 (3.45%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.45%) Oracle
6 2 (3.45%) WebSpy
7 1 (1.72%) CommVault
7 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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