The table below looks at the statistics for Firewall skills in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firewall over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firewall
Rank 32 19 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Contract jobs citing Firewall 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 1.72% 7.96% 3.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.89% 32.14% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 4
Median daily rate £310 £330 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.98% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £406 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Renfrewshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
38 28 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 21.84% 24.78% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 48
Median daily rate £345 £338 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £451 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.50 £21.53 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+64.92% -2.15%

Firewall
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Renfrewshire region citing Firewall as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Firewall Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Firewall across the Renfrewshire region.

Firewall Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Firewall across the Renfrewshire region.

Firewall Hourly Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Firewall
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firewall within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Erskine -20 3 £310 -5.98%
Firewall
Scotland

Firewall
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Renfrewshire region with a requirement for Firewall.

1 33 (57.89%) HP
2 32 (56.14%) Juniper
2 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
2 32 (56.14%) Load Balancing
3 27 (47.37%) Fortinet
4 26 (45.61%) Network Security
4 26 (45.61%) F5
4 26 (45.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 26 (45.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 24 (42.11%) TippingPoint
6 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
7 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
8 19 (33.33%) Network Management
8 19 (33.33%) CCNP
8 19 (33.33%) CCNA
8 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (31.58%) Internet
9 18 (31.58%) OpenStack
10 16 (28.07%) Windows
10 16 (28.07%) DNS
10 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
11 15 (26.32%) Data Privacy
11 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
12 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (24.56%) ITIL
13 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.81%) CA

Firewall
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire 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 18 (31.58%) OpenStack
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (10.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) Apache
4 3 (5.26%) lighttpd
4 3 (5.26%) nginx
5 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.30%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (45.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 26 (45.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 26 (45.61%) Network Security
2 18 (31.58%) Internet
3 16 (28.07%) DNS
4 8 (14.04%) Kerberos
5 6 (10.53%) HTTP
5 6 (10.53%) LAN
5 6 (10.53%) WAN
6 4 (7.02%) DHCP
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (5.26%) FTP
7 3 (5.26%) HTTPS
7 3 (5.26%) iSCSI
7 3 (5.26%) LDAP
7 3 (5.26%) NAS
7 3 (5.26%) SMTP
7 3 (5.26%) SNMP
7 3 (5.26%) SSL
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (5.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
Job Titles
1 32 (56.14%) Network Engineer
2 6 (10.53%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Developer
5 3 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Architect
6 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (1.75%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Office 365 Consultant
7 1 (1.75%) Perimeter Security Engineer
7 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
7 1 (1.75%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) Middleware
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) XML
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) Django
3 3 (5.26%) LAMP
3 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (5.26%) Laravel
3 3 (5.26%) LEMP Stack
3 3 (5.26%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.77%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.26%) Cryptography
3 3 (5.26%) PKI
3 3 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Debian
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) SUSE
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (56.14%) Load Balancing
2 19 (33.33%) Network Management
3 16 (28.07%) Capacity Planning
4 15 (26.32%) Data Privacy
5 14 (24.56%) ITIL
6 9 (15.79%) ITIL V3
7 8 (14.04%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (10.53%) Content Management
9 5 (8.77%) Migration
9 5 (8.77%) Network Design
10 4 (7.02%) High Availability
10 4 (7.02%) QMS
10 4 (7.02%) Quality Management
11 3 (5.26%) Change Control
11 3 (5.26%) Escalation Management
11 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
11 3 (5.26%) ITSM
11 3 (5.26%) Service Delivery
11 3 (5.26%) Service Management
11 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 12 (21.05%) SQL
3 6 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 6 (10.53%) Python
4 3 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 3 (5.26%) Jython
4 3 (5.26%) Perl
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 22 (38.60%) SC Cleared
3 19 (33.33%) CCNA
3 19 (33.33%) CCNP
3 19 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (10.53%) MCITP
5 6 (10.53%) MCP
5 6 (10.53%) MCTS
6 3 (5.26%) Degree
7 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.75%) OCA
7 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 19 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) DFS Replication
3 2 (3.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.75%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (5.26%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.26%) Cacti
2 3 (5.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 3 (5.26%) Munin
2 3 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (5.26%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.75%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) HP
2 32 (56.14%) CheckPoint
2 32 (56.14%) Cisco
2 32 (56.14%) Juniper
3 27 (47.37%) Fortinet
4 26 (45.61%) F5
5 24 (42.11%) TippingPoint
6 13 (22.81%) CA
7 9 (15.79%) Microsoft
8 8 (14.04%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.53%) Intel Security
10 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
11 3 (5.26%) BMC
11 3 (5.26%) Dell
12 1 (1.75%) Citrix
12 1 (1.75%) Lotus
12 1 (1.75%) Oracle
12 1 (1.75%) VMware