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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 35 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 23 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.92% 1.90% 1.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.11% 19.10% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £288 £275 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -22.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £248 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £419 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £21.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-1.28% -18.44%
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
79 89 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.46% 9.94% 12.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 36 52
Median daily rate £275 £278 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.90% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £186 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £475 £441
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £50.00 £12.35 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+304.85% -29.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -8.67%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 22 (44.90%) DNS
2 19 (38.78%) Windows
3 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
4 15 (30.61%) Cisco
5 14 (28.57%) Linux
5 14 (28.57%) WAN
5 14 (28.57%) Java
6 13 (26.53%) LAN
7 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
8 11 (22.45%) Perl
8 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
9 10 (20.41%) CCNA
9 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
9 10 (20.41%) Python
10 9 (18.37%) Network Security
10 9 (18.37%) Wireless
10 9 (18.37%) F5
10 9 (18.37%) Splunk
10 9 (18.37%) SIEM
10 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
11 8 (16.33%) Analytics
11 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
11 8 (16.33%) Juniper
11 8 (16.33%) VPN
11 8 (16.33%) Unix
12 7 (14.29%) CCNP
12 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 7 (14.29%) CISSP

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 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) Office 365
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (44.90%) DNS
2 14 (28.57%) WAN
3 13 (26.53%) LAN
4 9 (18.37%) Network Security
4 9 (18.37%) Wireless
5 8 (16.33%) VPN
6 7 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (12.24%) Internet
8 5 (10.20%) BGP
8 5 (10.20%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (10.20%) DHCP
8 5 (10.20%) EIGRP
8 5 (10.20%) OSPF
9 4 (8.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (8.16%) VLAN
9 4 (8.16%) VoIP
9 4 (8.16%) WLAN
10 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
11 2 (4.08%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Apache Hive
1 3 (6.12%) Big Data
1 3 (6.12%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.12%) JIRA
3 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.08%) Maven
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Legal
3 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Law
4 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Security Engineer
2 17 (34.69%) Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Splunk Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Architect
7 2 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior IT Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Regular Expression
1 3 (6.12%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.08%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.08%) Wiki
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (38.78%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
4 8 (16.33%) Unix
5 5 (10.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) HPUX
7 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.37%) SIEM
3 8 (16.33%) Analytics
4 6 (12.24%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 5 (10.20%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Use Case
6 4 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITIL
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Anomaly Detection
7 3 (6.12%) Open Source
7 3 (6.12%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.12%) SDLC
7 3 (6.12%) Statistical Modelling
8 2 (4.08%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.57%) Java
2 12 (24.49%) PowerShell
3 11 (22.45%) Perl
4 10 (20.41%) Python
5 6 (12.24%) VBScript
6 5 (10.20%) C#
6 5 (10.20%) SQL
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) Groovy
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.41%) CCNA
3 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (14.29%) CCNP
4 7 (14.29%) CISSP
5 5 (10.20%) SANS
6 3 (6.12%) Degree
7 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) MCP
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 16 (32.65%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.20%) DFS Replication
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.04%) KVM
4 1 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.04%) RHEV
4 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.12%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (6.12%) QRadar
4 2 (4.08%) Ansible
4 2 (4.08%) Packer
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Cisco
2 10 (20.41%) CheckPoint
3 9 (18.37%) F5
3 9 (18.37%) Splunk
4 8 (16.33%) Juniper
5 7 (14.29%) Fortinet
5 7 (14.29%) Symantec
6 6 (12.24%) HP
7 5 (10.20%) Oracle
7 5 (10.20%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.16%) Brocade
8 4 (8.16%) TippingPoint
9 3 (6.12%) ArcSight
9 3 (6.12%) IBM
9 3 (6.12%) Intel Security
9 3 (6.12%) MapR
10 2 (4.08%) Microsoft
10 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.08%) VMware
11 1 (2.04%) BT