Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 60 49
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 +51
Contract jobs citing Firewall 98 91 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 3.80% 3.04% 3.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.16% 33.70% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 62 27
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £331 £264 £239
90th Percentile £575 £525 £566
Scotland median daily rate £431 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +11.29% +9.15% -6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £15.50 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £36.25 £42.00
% change year-on-year -57.24% -13.69% +5.00%

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 244 270 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 9.46% 9.01% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 147 119
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £203 £200 £189
90th Percentile £575 £588 £515
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% -6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.25 £16.68 £52.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% -67.92% +103.92%
10th Percentile £15.04 £15.80 £14.28
90th Percentile £29.05 £17.41 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -4.11% -13.10% +23.53%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019, 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 42 (42.86%) Cisco
2 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (35.71%) Finance
4 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (28.57%) Kanban
5 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (27.55%) CheckPoint
7 23 (23.47%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (21.43%) PaaS
8 21 (21.43%) Change Control
8 21 (21.43%) IaaS
9 20 (20.41%) Waterfall
10 19 (19.39%) Law
10 19 (19.39%) CCNP
10 19 (19.39%) Windows
11 18 (18.37%) Banking
11 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (17.35%) DevOps
12 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
14 15 (15.31%) Terraform
14 15 (15.31%) Linux
14 15 (15.31%) Cloud Foundry
15 14 (14.29%) Network Security
15 14 (14.29%) OSPF
15 14 (14.29%) BGP
16 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
17 12 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
17 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
18 11 (11.22%) Asset Management

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 15 (15.31%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (6.12%) Apache
3 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.06%) IIS
3 3 (3.06%) nginx
3 3 (3.06%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.02%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.02%) JBoss
5 1 (1.02%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.02%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (23.47%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (21.43%) IaaS
3 21 (21.43%) PaaS
4 6 (6.12%) OpenShift
5 3 (3.06%) Datadog
5 3 (3.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.37%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (14.29%) BGP
2 14 (14.29%) Network Security
2 14 (14.29%) OSPF
3 12 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
4 11 (11.22%) LAN
4 11 (11.22%) WAN
4 11 (11.22%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (10.20%) MPLS
5 10 (10.20%) SAN
5 10 (10.20%) VPN
6 8 (8.16%) DNS
7 7 (7.14%) VoIP
8 6 (6.12%) Wireless
9 5 (5.10%) NetScaler
9 5 (5.10%) Unified Communications
10 4 (4.08%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (4.08%) IP Telephony
10 4 (4.08%) IPv6
10 4 (4.08%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) RDBMS
1 10 (10.20%) Relational Database
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.02%) Data Lake
4 1 (1.02%) GIS
4 1 (1.02%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.12%) Artifactory
2 3 (3.06%) Bitbucket
2 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.06%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.06%) GitLab
2 3 (3.06%) IBM UrbanCode
2 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (3.06%) Selenium
2 3 (3.06%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.06%) Zephyr
3 1 (1.02%) Hudson
3 1 (1.02%) Introscope
General
1 35 (35.71%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Law
3 18 (18.37%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
6 1 (1.02%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (25.51%) Architect
2 18 (18.37%) Network Engineer
3 12 (12.24%) Consultant
3 12 (12.24%) Infrastructure Architect
4 11 (11.22%) Network Architect
5 10 (10.20%) Platform Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) AWS Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Cloud Engineer
6 8 (8.16%) Network Security Architect
6 8 (8.16%) Security Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Integration Architect
7 6 (6.12%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.12%) Network Specialist
7 6 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 5 (5.10%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (4.08%) Migration Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.06%) Cisco Engineer
10 3 (3.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Middleware
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) LAPP Stack
2 3 (3.06%) LDAP
3 1 (1.02%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.02%) HTML
3 1 (1.02%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.33%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.20%) Public Cloud
3 6 (6.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 15 (15.31%) Linux
3 12 (12.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (9.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (7.14%) Unix
6 4 (4.08%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.06%) Solaris
8 2 (2.04%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.02%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.57%) Kanban
3 21 (21.43%) Change Control
4 20 (20.41%) Waterfall
5 17 (17.35%) DevOps
5 17 (17.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (11.22%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.18%) ITIL
7 9 (9.18%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 9 (9.18%) Network Segmentation
7 9 (9.18%) Scrum
7 9 (9.18%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 7 (7.14%) Change Management
9 7 (7.14%) Investment Management
9 7 (7.14%) Load Balancing
9 7 (7.14%) Network Design
9 7 (7.14%) Threat Modelling
9 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
10 6 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) Java
1 4 (4.08%) Python
2 3 (3.06%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.02%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.02%) PHP
4 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (30.61%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (19.39%) CCNP
3 11 (11.22%) CCNA
4 9 (9.18%) CCIE
5 6 (6.12%) CISSP
6 4 (4.08%) Degree
7 2 (2.04%) CEH
7 2 (2.04%) CISA
7 2 (2.04%) CISM
7 2 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.02%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.02%) GIAC
8 1 (1.02%) MCSA
8 1 (1.02%) MCSE
8 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.02%) OSCP
8 1 (1.02%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.04%) PMO
4 1 (1.02%) PSD2
4 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) Docker
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) VMware NSX
3 4 (4.08%) Firmware
3 4 (4.08%) XenApp
4 3 (3.06%) vSphere
5 2 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.02%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.02%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (15.31%) Terraform
2 6 (6.12%) Ansible
2 6 (6.12%) Kubernetes
2 6 (6.12%) Puppet
3 3 (3.06%) Nagios
3 3 (3.06%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (3.06%) Prometheus
3 3 (3.06%) Red Hat Satellite
3 3 (3.06%) vCenter Server
3 3 (3.06%) Xymon
4 2 (2.04%) Cacti
5 1 (1.02%) CA Wily
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.02%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 42 (42.86%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) CheckPoint
3 13 (13.27%) Microsoft
4 11 (11.22%) VMware
5 8 (8.16%) Splunk
6 7 (7.14%) Citrix
7 6 (6.12%) Juniper
8 5 (5.10%) IBM
9 4 (4.08%) AppDynamics
9 4 (4.08%) Oracle
9 4 (4.08%) Palo Alto
9 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.06%) Brocade
10 3 (3.06%) CyberArk
10 3 (3.06%) F5
10 3 (3.06%) Google
10 3 (3.06%) Meraki
10 3 (3.06%) New Relic
10 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.06%) Varonis