The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Glasgow region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firewall
Rank 42 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -16
Contract jobs citing Firewall 24 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.22% 0.36% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.43% 5.36% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 5
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£388 £301 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.73% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £301 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £360 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £339 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.10% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £24.38
% change year-on-year
-13.04% -5.64%
Communications & Networking Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 56 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 14.36% 6.64% 8.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 27 21
Average daily rate £324 £301 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £160 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £435 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 - £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.98 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-24.07% -
Firewall
Scotland

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 10 July 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 10 July 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 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 12 (36.36%) LAN
3 12 (36.36%) WAN
3 12 (36.36%) CISSP
3 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (36.36%) Finance
4 9 (27.27%) CCSP
4 9 (27.27%) ITIL
4 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (27.27%) CEH
5 8 (24.24%) GIAC
5 8 (24.24%) DNS
5 8 (24.24%) SSCP
6 7 (21.21%) Java
6 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
6 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
6 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
7 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco
8 5 (15.15%) IBM
8 5 (15.15%) IIS
8 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (15.15%) Information Security
8 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
8 5 (15.15%) SIEM
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 5 (15.15%) IIS
4 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (12.12%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) LAN
1 12 (36.36%) WAN
2 9 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
4 4 (12.12%) DMZ
4 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security
5 3 (9.09%) SAN
5 3 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (6.06%) DHCP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) xDSL
7 1 (3.03%) MRTG
7 1 (3.03%) HSRP
7 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (3.03%) PPP
7 1 (3.03%) LDAP
7 1 (3.03%) ATM
7 1 (3.03%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Consultant
2 8 (24.24%) Security Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
3 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Support
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) JSP
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere MQ
1 4 (12.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Cryptography
2 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) DataPower
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
4 2 (6.06%) RMADS
5 1 (3.03%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 24 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (51.52%) UNIX
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Risk Management
3 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 5 (15.15%) SIEM
4 5 (15.15%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (15.15%) Information Security
5 4 (12.12%) Information Management
6 3 (9.09%) Security Management
6 3 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.06%) Information Assurance
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.03%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.03%) Content Management
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 4 (12.12%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) Perl
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (36.36%) CISSP
1 12 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCSP
2 9 (27.27%) CEH
3 8 (24.24%) SSCP
3 8 (24.24%) GIAC
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) CISM
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) CCNA
6 1 (3.03%) HND
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) XenApp
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Cisco
2 5 (15.15%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
4 3 (9.09%) F5
4 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Juniper
5 2 (6.06%) BMC
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 1 (3.03%) Remedy
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.03%) NetApp
6 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
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