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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 73 52 73
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Contract jobs citing Firewall 21 32 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.49% 2.25% 0.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.15% 22.54% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 5
Median daily rate £450 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -9.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £288 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £484
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 £32.75 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+23.58% +43.24%
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
130 142 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.19% 9.99% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 49 76
Median daily rate £375 £340 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £156 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +40.54%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 16 (43.24%) WAN
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 14 (37.84%) LAN
4 13 (35.14%) Finance
5 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
6 9 (24.32%) Linux
6 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (18.92%) BGP
8 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
8 7 (18.92%) CCNP
8 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) VMware
9 6 (16.22%) Banking
9 6 (16.22%) ITIL
9 6 (16.22%) VPN
9 6 (16.22%) MPLS
10 5 (13.51%) OSPF
10 5 (13.51%) CCNA
10 5 (13.51%) IBM
10 5 (13.51%) Change Management
10 5 (13.51%) Wireless
10 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
10 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
11 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (10.81%) Application Performance Management
11 4 (10.81%) CA Wily

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 (10.81%) GlassFish
1 4 (10.81%) JBoss
1 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
2 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
1 1 (2.70%) Office 365
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) WAN
2 14 (37.84%) LAN
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.92%) BGP
4 7 (18.92%) EIGRP
5 6 (16.22%) MPLS
5 6 (16.22%) VPN
6 5 (13.51%) OSPF
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (10.81%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
7 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 4 (10.81%) VLAN
8 3 (8.11%) DHCP
9 2 (5.41%) FTP
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) PPP
9 2 (5.41%) SAN
9 2 (5.41%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Informix
1 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Introscope
General
1 13 (35.14%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Law
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Technical Security Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Monitoring Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Hibernate
1 4 (10.81%) HTML
1 4 (10.81%) Java EE
1 4 (10.81%) Struts
2 1 (2.70%) LAMP
2 1 (2.70%) Middleware
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Private Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Informatics
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 4 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL
2 5 (13.51%) Change Management
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (13.51%) Performance Management
2 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (10.81%) Application Performance Management
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.81%) Information Security
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.11%) Application Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Network Design
4 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.11%) Re-Platforming
4 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Coaching
5 2 (5.41%) DevOps
5 2 (5.41%) IT Audit
5 2 (5.41%) Kanban
5 2 (5.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) Java
1 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.81%) PHP
1 4 (10.81%) Python
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNP
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.51%) CCNA
3 3 (8.11%) CCIE
4 2 (5.41%) CISA
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 1 (2.70%) CCDA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (5.41%) QA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (5.41%) vSphere
4 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) CA Wily
1 4 (10.81%) Tivoli
2 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Cisco
2 10 (27.03%) CheckPoint
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) IBM
5 4 (10.81%) CA
5 4 (10.81%) Red Hat
6 3 (8.11%) Citrix
6 3 (8.11%) EMC
6 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.41%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 2 (5.41%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Google
8 1 (2.70%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) Teradata
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