The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 57 52 67
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 23 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 2.81% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 19.66% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 3
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£275 £388 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +28.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £18.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.21% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.01 £20.25 £22.75
% change year-on-year
+8.70% -10.98%
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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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 117 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.28% 14.29% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 60 18
Average daily rate £325 £331 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +1.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £336 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.27% +4.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+8.81% -21.56%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Firewall
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Firewall across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Firewall Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall.

1 18 (54.55%) WAN
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
2 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco
4 11 (33.33%) F5
5 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
5 10 (30.30%) Juniper
6 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
6 8 (24.24%) VPN
7 7 (21.21%) Network Security
8 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.18%) CCNP
8 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (18.18%) MS Office
8 6 (18.18%) McAfee
9 5 (15.15%) SQL
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
9 5 (15.15%) Network Load Balancing
9 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
9 5 (15.15%) Network Management
10 4 (12.12%) SIEM
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
10 4 (12.12%) Oracle
10 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing Firewall also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Firewall. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) WAN
2 14 (42.42%) LAN
3 8 (24.24%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) Network Security
5 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
6 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 1 (3.03%) Junos
8 1 (3.03%) DECT
8 1 (3.03%) Wireless
8 1 (3.03%) Nortel Meridian
8 1 (3.03%) VLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) IT Support
6 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre Architect
6 1 (3.03%) ArcSight Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) DBA
6 1 (3.03%) Data Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 5 (15.15%) Security Architecture
2 5 (15.15%) Network Management
2 5 (15.15%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
3 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
3 4 (12.12%) SIEM
3 4 (12.12%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
6 1 (3.03%) QMS
6 1 (3.03%) Change Control
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Security Cleared
2 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.18%) CCNP
4 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
6 1 (3.03%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.03%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.03%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) F5
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
4 8 (24.24%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) McAfee
6 4 (12.12%) Oracle
6 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Varonis
7 3 (9.09%) HP
7 3 (9.09%) Remedy
8 2 (6.06%) VMware
8 2 (6.06%) TippingPoint
8 2 (6.06%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.03%) Nortel
9 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.03%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.03%) Lumension
9 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
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