The median contractor rate for a Firewall Engineer was £220 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Firewall Engineer
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Firewall Engineer 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £220 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £333
% change year-on-year +6.66% +12.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 - £41.25

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1147 1286 1377
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 96.22% 95.47% 95.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 707 733
Median daily rate £375 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £271 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 22
Median hourly rate £15.86 £29.16 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.60% +45.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Firewall Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh that featured Firewall Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall Engineer in Edinburgh

Firewall Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Firewall Engineer in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall Engineer in Edinburgh

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Firewall Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Firewall Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell

Firewall Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
1 4 (57.14%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
1 3 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) HP