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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 55 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +12
Contract jobs citing Firewall 5 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.70% 2.18% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 17.81% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.40% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £21.75 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+26.43% -16.34%
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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
78 73 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 10.86% 12.25% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 38
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £220 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 £10.73 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+366.20% -35.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

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 27 November 2014.

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 November 2014, 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 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) IBM
3 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) VMware
5 4 (23.53%) CCSP
5 4 (23.53%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
6 3 (17.65%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) GIAC
6 3 (17.65%) SSCP
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (17.65%) CEH
6 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (17.65%) Network Security
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
7 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (11.76%) Lotus Domino
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) DNS
2 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 4 (23.53%) DHCP
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (17.65%) SAN
3 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.88%) DMZ
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.88%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) IT Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) JSP
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) DataPower
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (17.65%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
2 2 (11.76%) SIEM
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) Information Management
2 2 (11.76%) Risk Management
2 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) SOA
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Security Management
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Logistics
3 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
3 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
1 2 (11.76%) Korn
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCSP
3 3 (17.65%) GIAC
3 3 (17.65%) SSCP
3 3 (17.65%) CISSP
3 3 (17.65%) CEH
4 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) XenApp
2 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.76%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) NetApp
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (5.88%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) F5