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 23 August 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
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 42 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Contract jobs citing Firewall 18 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.97% 1.50% 1.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.66% 17.11% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 12
Median daily rate £275 £275 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.71% -4.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.53 £21.63
% change year-on-year
+30.08% -0.46%
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
73 76 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 12.03% 8.77% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 29 58
Median daily rate £275 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.75% -8.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £21.53 £21.88
% change year-on-year
+62.60% -1.60%

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 23 August 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 23 August 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 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 16 (34.04%) Cisco
3 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
4 13 (27.66%) WAN
4 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
5 12 (25.53%) LAN
6 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
8 9 (19.15%) F5
8 9 (19.15%) Linux
8 9 (19.15%) Java
8 9 (19.15%) Network Security
9 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.02%) VPN
9 8 (17.02%) CCNA
9 8 (17.02%) Juniper
9 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
10 7 (14.89%) Network Management
10 7 (14.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 7 (14.89%) CCNP
10 7 (14.89%) Unix
10 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
10 7 (14.89%) Wireless
11 6 (12.77%) Perl
11 6 (12.77%) VoIP
11 6 (12.77%) Intel Security

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 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (34.04%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) WAN
3 12 (25.53%) LAN
4 9 (19.15%) Network Security
5 8 (17.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (17.02%) VPN
6 7 (14.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 7 (14.89%) Wireless
7 6 (12.77%) Internet
7 6 (12.77%) VoIP
8 5 (10.64%) DHCP
9 4 (8.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (8.51%) WLAN
10 3 (6.38%) BGP
10 3 (6.38%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.38%) EIGRP
10 3 (6.38%) OSPF
11 2 (4.26%) Kerberos
11 2 (4.26%) SSH
11 2 (4.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.26%) Maven
3 1 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Security Engineer
2 16 (34.04%) Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Security Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Splunk Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.26%) Architect
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) DevOps Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Senior IT Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Web Services
2 2 (4.26%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (4.26%) Wiki
2 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) Linux
3 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
4 7 (14.89%) Unix
5 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.38%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) AIX
7 1 (2.13%) HPUX
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Load Balancing
2 7 (14.89%) Network Management
3 6 (12.77%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (10.64%) SIEM
5 4 (8.51%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Analytics
6 3 (6.38%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.38%) Open Source
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.38%) Use Case
7 2 (4.26%) Defect Management
7 2 (4.26%) DevOps
7 2 (4.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.28%) PowerShell
2 9 (19.15%) Java
3 6 (12.77%) Perl
4 5 (10.64%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) VBScript
5 4 (8.51%) C#
6 3 (6.38%) SQL
7 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.26%) Groovy
8 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.02%) CCNA
2 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CCNP
4 5 (10.64%) CISSP
5 3 (6.38%) SANS
6 2 (4.26%) CCIE
7 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.13%) Degree
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) MCTS
7 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (29.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.51%) DFS Replication
3 2 (4.26%) Docker
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) KVM
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (2.13%) RHEV
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (4.26%) Ansible
3 2 (4.26%) Packer
3 2 (4.26%) Puppet
4 1 (2.13%) ArcSight ESM
4 1 (2.13%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Cisco
2 13 (27.66%) CheckPoint
3 9 (19.15%) F5
4 8 (17.02%) Juniper
5 7 (14.89%) Fortinet
6 6 (12.77%) HP
6 6 (12.77%) Intel Security
7 5 (10.64%) Oracle
8 4 (8.51%) Brocade
8 4 (8.51%) Red Hat
8 4 (8.51%) Splunk
8 4 (8.51%) Symantec
8 4 (8.51%) TippingPoint
9 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
9 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) VMware
10 1 (2.13%) BT
10 1 (2.13%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) Computacenter
10 1 (2.13%) IBM