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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 55 60 60
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs citing Firewall 14 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.57% 1.41% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.44% 11.21% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
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£275 £354 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.30% +17.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+0.11% -2.27%
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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
72 107 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.10% 12.56% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 56 14
Average daily rate £325 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.88% -11.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £225 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.35 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.42% +40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 12 (41.38%) Cisco
3 11 (37.93%) LAN
4 10 (34.48%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (24.14%) F5
6 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (24.14%) CCNP
7 6 (20.69%) MS Office
7 6 (20.69%) Network Management
7 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
8 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
8 5 (17.24%) CCNA
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) McAfee
9 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
9 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) SAN
9 4 (13.79%) SQL
9 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
9 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
10 3 (10.34%) Remedy
10 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) Network Security
10 3 (10.34%) Oracle
10 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.90%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) WAN
2 11 (37.93%) LAN
3 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
3 4 (13.79%) VPN
3 4 (13.79%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) MPLS
4 3 (10.34%) Network Security
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.90%) VoIP
5 2 (6.90%) WLAN
5 2 (6.90%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.45%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.45%) FTP
6 1 (3.45%) OSPF
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) DSLAM
6 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (10.34%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
2 3 (10.34%) Consultant
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (6.90%) Architect
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) IT Support
4 1 (3.45%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Data Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Network Support
4 1 (3.45%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Network Management
2 5 (17.24%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
3 4 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (10.34%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Network Design
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Database Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) QMS
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (24.14%) CCNP
3 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) CCIE
6 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCSA
7 1 (3.45%) CCSE
7 1 (3.45%) CEH
7 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Data Guard
2 1 (3.45%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.45%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Juniper
3 7 (24.14%) CheckPoint
3 7 (24.14%) F5
4 5 (17.24%) McAfee
5 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Remedy
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
7 2 (6.90%) VMware
7 2 (6.90%) TippingPoint
7 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix
8 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.45%) Crossbeam
8 1 (3.45%) Varonis
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