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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 31 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 27 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.38% 2.07% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.55% 15.53% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 6
Average daily rate £375 £450 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £355 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £500 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £336
% change year-on-year
- +11.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +15.62%
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 Glasgow region.

Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
110 103 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 17.83% 13.32% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 18
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £114 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016, 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 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
4 14 (31.11%) VPN
4 14 (31.11%) F5
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (24.44%) WAN
7 10 (22.22%) LAN
7 10 (22.22%) BGP
7 10 (22.22%) IPsec
8 9 (20.00%) MPLS
8 9 (20.00%) OSPF
8 9 (20.00%) CCNP
9 8 (17.78%) Unix
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (17.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (15.56%) Windows
11 6 (13.33%) CISSP
11 6 (13.33%) Juniper
11 6 (13.33%) VLAN
11 6 (13.33%) tcpdump
12 5 (11.11%) Network Management
12 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
12 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.11%) Law
12 5 (11.11%) Legal
12 5 (11.11%) Avaya

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
2 14 (31.11%) VPN
3 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (24.44%) WAN
5 10 (22.22%) BGP
5 10 (22.22%) IPsec
5 10 (22.22%) LAN
6 9 (20.00%) MPLS
6 9 (20.00%) OSPF
7 8 (17.78%) Cisco PIX
7 8 (17.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (13.33%) tcpdump
9 6 (13.33%) VLAN
10 4 (8.89%) DNS
10 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.89%) Wireless
11 3 (6.67%) Broadband
11 3 (6.67%) SSL
11 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (11.11%) Law
1 5 (11.11%) Legal
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.89%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Security Analyst
4 7 (15.56%) Network Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Network Analyst
5 5 (11.11%) Network Support
5 5 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Check Point Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Firewall Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Web Services
2 1 (2.22%) Middleware
2 1 (2.22%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.22%) CCTV
2 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Unix
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Solaris
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Debian
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
1 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 5 (11.11%) Network Management
1 5 (11.11%) Process Improvement
2 2 (4.44%) Analytics
2 2 (4.44%) ERP
2 2 (4.44%) High Availability
2 2 (4.44%) Network Architecture
2 2 (4.44%) Network Design
2 2 (4.44%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (4.44%) Service Management
2 2 (4.44%) SIEM
2 2 (4.44%) Workflow
3 1 (2.22%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (2.22%) Information Assurance
3 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (2.22%) Presales
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.22%) SOA
3 1 (2.22%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) Perl
2 2 (4.44%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) Python
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.00%) CCNP
3 6 (13.33%) CISSP
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (4.44%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) MCITP
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) SANS
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.22%) QA
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) ArcSight ESM
1 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.22%) Proventia
1 1 (2.22%) Puppet
1 1 (2.22%) QRadar
1 1 (2.22%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) CheckPoint
3 14 (31.11%) F5
4 6 (13.33%) Juniper
5 5 (11.11%) Avaya
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.44%) HP
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.22%) ArcSight
7 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.22%) Mitel
7 1 (2.22%) Qualys
7 1 (2.22%) Red Box
7 1 (2.22%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.22%) Splunk
7 1 (2.22%) VMware
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