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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs citing Firewall 20 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.24% 1.16% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.39% 17.02% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+57.89% -8.43%
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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
82 47 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 9.19% 6.84% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 30 45
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £194 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £68.00 £17.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% +17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+46.34% -8.88%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco
3 12 (36.36%) LAN
4 11 (33.33%) F5
5 9 (27.27%) VPN
5 9 (27.27%) Network Security
5 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
7 7 (21.21%) UNIX
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
7 7 (21.21%) SIEM
8 6 (18.18%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) Oracle
9 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
9 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (15.15%) Varonis
10 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (12.12%) Network Management
10 4 (12.12%) Finance
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) Perl
10 4 (12.12%) SQL
10 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) CCNP
10 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
10 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 9 (27.27%) Network Security
3 9 (27.27%) VPN
4 5 (15.15%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) DECT
6 2 (6.06%) PBX
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
6 2 (6.06%) WLAN
6 2 (6.06%) IP Telephony
6 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (6.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (6.06%) DNS
7 1 (3.03%) VLAN
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (3.03%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MSI
1 1 (3.03%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (12.12%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 7 (21.21%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Network Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Network Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Linux Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Development Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Cryptography
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) UNIX
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Test Scripting
2 7 (21.21%) Security Architecture
2 7 (21.21%) SIEM
3 5 (15.15%) TOGAF
4 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
6 2 (6.06%) Project Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security
6 2 (6.06%) Database Tuning
7 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Use Case
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) Perl
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Python
3 1 (3.03%) Korn
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
3 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (48.48%) Security Cleared
2 12 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) CCNP
4 3 (9.09%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
5 2 (6.06%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) PMP
5 2 (6.06%) PMI Certification
5 2 (6.06%) GCIA
6 1 (3.03%) CEH
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
3 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.03%) CORE IMPACT
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) F5
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Varonis
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.09%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) ArcSight
6 2 (6.06%) Remedy
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
6 2 (6.06%) IBM
6 2 (6.06%) Nortel
6 2 (6.06%) Juniper
6 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix
7 1 (3.03%) HP
7 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) Crossbeam
7 1 (3.03%) TippingPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Riverbed
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