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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 39 74
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +35
Contract jobs citing Firewall 13 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.52% 3.00% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.67% 26.58% 4.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 3
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £323 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £348 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £19.63
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -8.28%
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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
60 79 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.03% 11.29% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 47 33
Average daily rate £330 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £159 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £18.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+47.22% -19.10%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 14 (43.75%) LAN
4 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) F5
6 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (28.13%) VPN
7 8 (25.00%) Network Security
7 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
8 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
9 6 (18.75%) Windows
9 6 (18.75%) Network Management
9 6 (18.75%) SIEM
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (15.63%) Varonis
10 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
10 5 (15.63%) SQL
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) CCNP
10 5 (15.63%) UNIX
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 4 (12.50%) Linux
11 4 (12.50%) MS Office
11 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 3 (9.38%) Network Design
12 3 (9.38%) Finance

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) WAN
2 14 (43.75%) LAN
3 9 (28.13%) VPN
4 8 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) WLAN
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.25%) DECT
7 2 (6.25%) PBX
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.25%) Nortel Meridian
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (3.13%) Junos
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.88%) Architect
1 7 (21.88%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Security Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Network Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Network Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) SQL DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
1 1 (3.13%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.13%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) UNIX
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.88%) Security Architecture
3 6 (18.75%) Network Management
3 6 (18.75%) SIEM
4 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
5 4 (12.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (9.38%) Network Design
6 3 (9.38%) Network Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.25%) Database Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (3.13%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) Perl
2 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.13%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) Python
3 1 (3.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) CCNP
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.38%) CCIE
5 2 (6.25%) CISSP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 1 (3.13%) Degree
6 1 (3.13%) CEH
6 1 (3.13%) GCIA
6 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.13%) PMP
6 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.13%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (28.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.13%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.13%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.13%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) F5
3 5 (15.63%) Varonis
3 5 (15.63%) Oracle
4 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Juniper
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.25%) Nortel
6 2 (6.25%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.13%) Lumension