Period
to 13 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Firewall skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Firewall over the 6 months to 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 +24 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 82 109 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.79% 3.77% 2.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.94% 42.58% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 28
Edinburgh median daily rate £475 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% +6.38% +28.18%
10th Percentile £269 £210 £247
90th Percentile £562 £491 £524
Scotland median daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14% -6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -36.00% -8.54% +11.56%

Firewall is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 265 256 278
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.03% 8.85% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 136 147
Edinburgh median daily rate £438 £370 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.24% +1.37% -2.67%
10th Percentile £213 £211 £204
90th Percentile £556 £538 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £358 £340
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.15% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.86 £31.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% -7.46% +34.00%
10th Percentile £12.62 £30.50 £12.53
90th Percentile £25.20 £31.50 £52.12
Scotland median hourly rate £16.88 £30.00 £40.25
% change year-on-year -43.75% -25.47% +133.33%

Firewall
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Firewall as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Firewall in Edinburgh

Firewall
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall in Edinburgh.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firewall in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) Kanban
3 31 (37.80%) Cisco
4 24 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
5 21 (25.61%) Linux
6 20 (24.39%) Windows
6 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
6 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
7 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
9 17 (20.73%) DevOps
9 17 (20.73%) PaaS
9 17 (20.73%) Waterfall
9 17 (20.73%) Change Control
9 17 (20.73%) IaaS
9 17 (20.73%) CCNP
9 17 (20.73%) Finance
10 16 (19.51%) Law
11 15 (18.29%) BGP
11 15 (18.29%) OSPF
12 14 (17.07%) VMware
12 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (14.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 12 (14.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 12 (14.63%) Banking
14 11 (13.41%) Apache
14 11 (13.41%) DNS
14 11 (13.41%) Ansible
14 11 (13.41%) Docker

Firewall
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.41%) Apache
2 10 (12.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (9.76%) nginx
4 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.66%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 24 (29.27%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.73%) IaaS
3 17 (20.73%) PaaS
4 9 (10.98%) OpenShift
5 5 (6.10%) Datadog
6 3 (3.66%) SaaS
7 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
2 15 (18.29%) BGP
2 15 (18.29%) OSPF
3 11 (13.41%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (13.41%) DNS
4 8 (9.76%) LAN
4 8 (9.76%) WAN
5 7 (8.54%) Network Security
6 6 (7.32%) DSL
6 6 (7.32%) SSL
6 6 (7.32%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (6.10%) IPv6
7 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.10%) Wireless
8 4 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (4.88%) NetScaler
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco Wireless
10 2 (2.44%) IPv4
10 2 (2.44%) SAN
10 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
3 1 (1.22%) Data Lake
3 1 (1.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 11 (13.41%) Artifactory
2 6 (7.32%) GitLab
2 6 (7.32%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
3 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.10%) IBM UrbanCode
3 5 (6.10%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (6.10%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (6.10%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.66%) Selenium
4 3 (3.66%) Zephyr
5 1 (1.22%) Hudson
General
1 17 (20.73%) Finance
2 16 (19.51%) Law
3 12 (14.63%) Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (20.73%) Network Engineer
2 12 (14.63%) Architect
3 10 (12.20%) Platform Engineer
4 9 (10.98%) Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) AWS Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Network Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Security Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.32%) LDAP
2 4 (4.88%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (3.66%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.95%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.22%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 20 (24.39%) Windows
3 14 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (9.76%) Unix
5 6 (7.32%) Solaris
6 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.88%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (47.56%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (39.02%) Kanban
3 17 (20.73%) Change Control
3 17 (20.73%) DevOps
3 17 (20.73%) Waterfall
4 12 (14.63%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 12 (14.63%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (9.76%) Scrum
5 8 (9.76%) SIEM
6 7 (8.54%) Continuous Delivery
6 7 (8.54%) Incident Management
6 7 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (8.54%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (7.32%) Analytics
7 6 (7.32%) Patch Management
7 6 (7.32%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
8 5 (6.10%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.54%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.10%) Python
3 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.66%) Java
5 1 (1.22%) C
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) SQL
5 1 (1.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (23.17%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (20.73%) CCNP
3 8 (9.76%) CCNA
4 3 (3.66%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) Docker
2 8 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.54%) VMware NSX
4 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
5 2 (2.44%) Firmware
5 2 (2.44%) iptables
5 2 (2.44%) XenApp
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.22%) NFS
6 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.22%) vSphere
6 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) Ansible
1 11 (13.41%) Puppet
2 10 (12.20%) Terraform
3 9 (10.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (7.32%) Oracle ZFS
4 6 (7.32%) Prometheus
4 6 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (7.32%) Xymon
5 5 (6.10%) Nagios
6 3 (3.66%) vCenter Server
7 2 (2.44%) Cacti
7 2 (2.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Cisco
2 20 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 14 (17.07%) VMware
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.10%) AppDynamics
6 5 (6.10%) Brocade
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) New Relic
6 5 (6.10%) Splunk
7 4 (4.88%) Juniper
7 4 (4.88%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.66%) Google
8 3 (3.66%) IBM
8 3 (3.66%) Meraki
8 3 (3.66%) Micro Focus
8 3 (3.66%) Oracle
8 3 (3.66%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.44%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.44%) Sophos