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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Firewall
Rank 49 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 19 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.37% 1.56% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.76% 16.13% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +8.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
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
107 62 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 13.33% 9.70% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 20 54
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £270 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £393 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £68.00 - £12.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £20.00 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+45.00% -14.27%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 14 (56.00%) WAN
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) LAN
4 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (32.00%) F5
5 7 (28.00%) Network Security
5 7 (28.00%) Linux
5 7 (28.00%) VPN
6 6 (24.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) SIEM
6 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
6 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) UNIX
8 4 (16.00%) Perl
8 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) Varonis
9 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
9 3 (12.00%) Network Design
9 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (12.00%) ITIL
9 3 (12.00%) DNS
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
9 3 (12.00%) CCNP
9 3 (12.00%) Active Directory

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (8.00%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 7 (28.00%) VPN
3 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (12.00%) DNS
5 3 (12.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (8.00%) Nortel Meridian
6 2 (8.00%) PBX
6 2 (8.00%) VoIP
6 2 (8.00%) WLAN
6 2 (8.00%) DHCP
6 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (8.00%) DECT
7 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) Middleware
1 1 (4.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Linux
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) UNIX
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Test Scripting
1 6 (24.00%) Security Architecture
1 6 (24.00%) SIEM
2 4 (16.00%) TOGAF
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.00%) Network Design
4 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Logistics
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) Korn
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCNP
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) PMP
4 2 (8.00%) PMI Certification
4 2 (8.00%) GCIA
4 2 (8.00%) CCIE
4 2 (8.00%) CISSP
4 2 (8.00%) VCP4
5 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.00%) XenApp
2 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (8.00%) vSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Cisco
2 8 (32.00%) F5
3 4 (16.00%) Varonis
4 3 (12.00%) ArcSight
4 3 (12.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) IBM
5 2 (8.00%) Nortel
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
6 1 (4.00%) Lumension
6 1 (4.00%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.00%) McAfee
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.00%) HP
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £62000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago