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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 17 40 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 39 21 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 7.59% 2.61% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.79% 15.33% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 4
Median daily rate £400 £390 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +17.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £280 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £385 £368
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -18.18%
Firewall
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
106 137 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.62% 17.00% 11.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 71 36
Median daily rate £340 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -2.17%

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016, 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 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 19 (33.33%) WAN
2 19 (33.33%) Cisco
3 17 (29.82%) Perl
3 17 (29.82%) Windows
4 15 (26.32%) LAN
4 15 (26.32%) DNS
5 14 (24.56%) Finance
5 14 (24.56%) Network Security
6 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
6 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
7 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (21.05%) Symantec
8 11 (19.30%) IBM
8 11 (19.30%) Unix
8 11 (19.30%) Java
8 11 (19.30%) Analytics
9 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
9 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
9 10 (17.54%) Python
9 10 (17.54%) Wireless
10 9 (15.79%) ITIL
10 9 (15.79%) CCNA
10 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.04%) Splunk
11 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
11 8 (14.04%) CCNP
11 8 (14.04%) VBScript
11 8 (14.04%) CISSP
12 7 (12.28%) C#

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 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Apache Spark
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) WAN
2 15 (26.32%) DNS
2 15 (26.32%) LAN
3 14 (24.56%) Network Security
4 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
5 10 (17.54%) Wireless
6 6 (10.53%) BGP
6 6 (10.53%) EIGRP
6 6 (10.53%) Internet
6 6 (10.53%) OSPF
6 6 (10.53%) VPN
7 5 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (8.77%) DHCP
8 4 (7.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 4 (7.02%) VLAN
8 4 (7.02%) WLAN
9 3 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.26%) H.323
9 3 (5.26%) SAN
9 3 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.77%) Apache Hive
1 5 (8.77%) Big Data
1 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
1 5 (8.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 19 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 8 (14.04%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Splunk Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Build Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) IT Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
2 1 (1.75%) J2EE
2 1 (1.75%) OC4J
2 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.51%) Clustering
4 2 (3.51%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (1.75%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Linux
2 17 (29.82%) Windows
3 11 (19.30%) Unix
4 7 (12.28%) AIX
5 6 (10.53%) Solaris
6 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) HPUX
9 1 (1.75%) SUSE
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Analytics
2 9 (15.79%) ITIL
3 6 (10.53%) SIEM
4 5 (8.77%) Anomaly Detection
4 5 (8.77%) ITSM
4 5 (8.77%) Load Balancing
4 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.77%) SDLC
4 5 (8.77%) Service Management
4 5 (8.77%) Statistical Modelling
5 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.02%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Network Management
6 3 (5.26%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Perl
2 11 (19.30%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) PowerShell
3 10 (17.54%) Python
4 8 (14.04%) VBScript
5 7 (12.28%) C#
6 6 (10.53%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.53%) Korn
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) Security Cleared
3 9 (15.79%) CCNA
3 9 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.04%) CCNP
4 8 (14.04%) CISSP
5 7 (12.28%) SANS
6 4 (7.02%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCSA
8 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 13 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) PowerHA
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (1.75%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.75%) KVM
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (10.53%) SCCM
3 5 (8.77%) ArcSight ESM
3 5 (8.77%) QRadar
4 3 (5.26%) RSA Security Analytics
5 2 (3.51%) SnapMirror
5 2 (3.51%) WSUS
6 1 (1.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (1.75%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (21.05%) Symantec
3 11 (19.30%) IBM
4 8 (14.04%) Splunk
5 6 (10.53%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.53%) VMware
6 5 (8.77%) ArcSight
6 5 (8.77%) F5
6 5 (8.77%) MapR
6 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.77%) Palo Alto
7 4 (7.02%) Brocade
7 4 (7.02%) Riverbed
8 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
8 3 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) NetApp
8 3 (5.26%) NetWitness
8 3 (5.26%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) Sourcefire
8 3 (5.26%) Veeam
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