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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 64 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 12 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.41% 1.06% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 16.67% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 3
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£354 £253 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.18% +1.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £19.30 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+29.53% -24.31%
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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
104 42 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.25% 6.36% 9.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 22 27
Average daily rate £307 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.54% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £370 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.76% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 22 September 2014.

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 22 September 2014, 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 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
3 10 (31.25%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) WAN
3 10 (31.25%) CCSP
3 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (31.25%) Finance
4 9 (28.13%) CEH
4 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (28.13%) CISSP
4 9 (28.13%) ITIL
5 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco
5 8 (25.00%) SSCP
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.00%) GIAC
6 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
6 7 (21.88%) IBM
6 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
6 7 (21.88%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
7 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
8 5 (15.63%) SIEM
8 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.63%) Computer Science

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
1 7 (21.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) WebLogic
3 5 (15.63%) IIS
4 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 4 (12.50%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) LAN
1 10 (31.25%) WAN
2 9 (28.13%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (25.00%) DNS
4 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) SAN
5 4 (12.50%) DMZ
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) DHCP
8 1 (3.13%) VoIP
8 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (3.13%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Consultant
2 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Applications Support
2 5 (15.63%) Security Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 4 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) JSP
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
1 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.50%) DataPower
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Cryptography
3 3 (9.38%) CESG
4 2 (6.25%) RMADS
4 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (75.00%) Windows
2 18 (56.25%) UNIX
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Linux
7 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (18.75%) Risk Management
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
3 5 (15.63%) SIEM
3 5 (15.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (12.50%) Information Management
5 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 2 (6.25%) Security Management
6 2 (6.25%) Information Security
6 2 (6.25%) Information Assurance
7 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.13%) Content Management
7 1 (3.13%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Project Management
7 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 4 (12.50%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) Perl
4 1 (3.13%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) Korn
4 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.13%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CCSP
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) CEH
2 9 (28.13%) CISSP
3 8 (25.00%) SSCP
3 8 (25.00%) GIAC
4 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.13%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Cisco
2 7 (21.88%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Juniper
5 2 (6.25%) NetApp
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) HP