The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firewall
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 15 34 52
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +18
Contract jobs citing Firewall 41 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 8.33% 3.28% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.68% 16.79% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 13 10
Median daily rate £400 £380 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -14.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £22.50 £23.13
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -2.70%

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
106 131 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.54% 19.52% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 55
Median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £144 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.32 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +20.83%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firewall also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 20 (33.33%) Perl
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Windows
3 17 (28.33%) DNS
3 17 (28.33%) Cisco
4 16 (26.67%) Symantec
4 16 (26.67%) WAN
5 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 15 (25.00%) Finance
5 15 (25.00%) Network Security
6 14 (23.33%) Analytics
6 14 (23.33%) Python
7 13 (21.67%) Java
8 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
9 11 (18.33%) Splunk
9 11 (18.33%) Unix
9 11 (18.33%) LAN
9 11 (18.33%) IBM
10 10 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
10 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 9 (15.00%) SIEM
11 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
12 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
12 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
12 8 (13.33%) SCCM
12 8 (13.33%) VBScript
12 8 (13.33%) ITIL
12 8 (13.33%) C#
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.67%) JBoss
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) DNS
2 16 (26.67%) WAN
3 15 (25.00%) Network Security
4 11 (18.33%) LAN
5 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 7 (11.67%) Wireless
7 5 (8.33%) BGP
7 5 (8.33%) EIGRP
7 5 (8.33%) OSPF
8 4 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (6.67%) DHCP
8 4 (6.67%) VLAN
8 4 (6.67%) VPN
9 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.00%) H.323
9 3 (5.00%) Internet
9 3 (5.00%) LDAP
9 3 (5.00%) SAN
9 3 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (3.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) Apache Hive
1 5 (8.33%) Big Data
1 5 (8.33%) Hadoop
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 15 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Publishing
3 2 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Splunk Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) AIX Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Build Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Information Security Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Information Specialist
7 4 (6.67%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.67%) J2EE
2 1 (1.67%) OC4J
2 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Clustering
4 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.33%) PKI
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.67%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Linux
2 19 (31.67%) Windows
3 11 (18.33%) Unix
4 9 (15.00%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.67%) AIX
6 6 (10.00%) Solaris
7 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.67%) CentOS
9 1 (1.67%) HPUX
9 1 (1.67%) SUSE
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) Analytics
2 9 (15.00%) SIEM
3 8 (13.33%) ITIL
4 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Anomaly Detection
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Information Security
5 5 (8.33%) ITSM
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) SDLC
5 5 (8.33%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Statistical Modelling
6 4 (6.67%) Asset Management
6 4 (6.67%) BCP
6 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
6 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.00%) Data Security
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) Perl
2 14 (23.33%) Python
3 13 (21.67%) Java
4 12 (20.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (13.33%) C#
5 8 (13.33%) VBScript
6 6 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.00%) Korn
7 5 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) CCNP
3 6 (10.00%) CISSP
4 5 (8.33%) CCNA
4 5 (8.33%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.33%) SANS
5 4 (6.67%) MCSA
6 3 (5.00%) Degree
7 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) PowerHA
3 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.67%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) KVM
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (13.33%) SCCM
3 5 (8.33%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (8.33%) QRadar
3 5 (8.33%) RSA Security Analytics
4 2 (3.33%) SnapMirror
4 2 (3.33%) WSUS
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 17 (28.33%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) Symantec
3 11 (18.33%) IBM
3 11 (18.33%) Splunk
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (11.67%) Palo Alto
5 6 (10.00%) VMware
6 5 (8.33%) ArcSight
6 5 (8.33%) MapR
6 5 (8.33%) NetWitness
6 5 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 4 (6.67%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.00%) NetApp
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.00%) Veeam
9 2 (3.33%) Avaya
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Veritas
9 2 (3.33%) WatchGuard