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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 39 53 47
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing Firewall 29 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 4.51% 1.69% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.36% 22.06% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 8
Median daily rate £343 £406 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £254 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £500 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.75 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+25.96% +44.44%
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
106 68 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.49% 7.65% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 33 47
Median daily rate £335 £328 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -12.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £500 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £26.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +44.44%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 20 (35.71%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 17 (30.36%) Windows
4 14 (25.00%) DNS
5 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (21.43%) Unix
6 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
6 11 (19.64%) Java
6 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
7 10 (17.86%) LAN
7 10 (17.86%) WAN
7 10 (17.86%) CCNP
8 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
8 9 (16.07%) Juniper
8 9 (16.07%) F5
9 8 (14.29%) CISSP
9 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
9 8 (14.29%) Solaris
9 8 (14.29%) Oracle
10 7 (12.50%) IPsec
10 7 (12.50%) Legal
10 7 (12.50%) VLAN
10 7 (12.50%) Network Security
10 7 (12.50%) SIEM
10 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
10 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
11 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
11 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
11 6 (10.71%) Web Services
11 6 (10.71%) VPN

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 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.79%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
1 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.00%) DNS
2 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
3 10 (17.86%) WAN
4 7 (12.50%) IPsec
4 7 (12.50%) Network Security
4 7 (12.50%) VLAN
5 6 (10.71%) VPN
6 5 (8.93%) BGP
6 5 (8.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (8.93%) MPLS
6 5 (8.93%) OSPF
6 5 (8.93%) VoIP
7 4 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.36%) Broadband
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco PIX
8 3 (5.36%) DHCP
8 3 (5.36%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
9 2 (3.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.79%) Big Data
2 1 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Maven
3 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.50%) Legal
2 5 (8.93%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Law
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Security Analyst
3 13 (23.21%) Network Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Splunk Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.36%) Architect
7 3 (5.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Junior
7 3 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support
7 3 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Security Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 2 (3.57%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (3.57%) Wiki
2 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.36%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Unix
3 8 (14.29%) Solaris
4 7 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.14%) Linux
6 1 (1.79%) AIX
6 1 (1.79%) HPUX
6 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 7 (12.50%) SIEM
3 5 (8.93%) Analytics
3 5 (8.93%) ITIL
3 5 (8.93%) Network Management
4 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 3 (5.36%) High Availability
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security
5 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
5 3 (5.36%) Open Source
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.36%) Use Case
6 2 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.57%) Defect Management
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.64%) Java
2 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.14%) Perl
3 4 (7.14%) Python
4 3 (5.36%) SQL
5 2 (3.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.57%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) CCNP
3 8 (14.29%) CISSP
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) CCNA
6 3 (5.36%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) MCP
7 1 (1.79%) MCTS
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Docker
4 1 (1.79%) KVM
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.79%) RHEV
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) Packer
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
1 2 (3.57%) RSA Security Analytics
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) ArcSight ESM
2 1 (1.79%) QRadar
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) CheckPoint
3 9 (16.07%) F5
3 9 (16.07%) Juniper
4 8 (14.29%) Intel Security
4 8 (14.29%) Oracle
5 5 (8.93%) Avaya
5 5 (8.93%) Fortinet
5 5 (8.93%) HP
6 4 (7.14%) Splunk
7 3 (5.36%) TippingPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Qualys
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.79%) BT
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix
9 1 (1.79%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.79%) Mitel
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Symantec
9 1 (1.79%) VMware